Personalise an apron with your Brother ScanNCut
Date Posted:14 February 2020
They say it's the thought that counts - and that's why personalised presents are so special. Now you can easily create custom gifts at home using your very own Brother ScanNCut cutting machine. Created with care and meaning it will show you’ve put a little extra thought into your gift.
In this project we'll look at how to apply flex iron-on transfer media using two FREE designs we have created.
Free design files:
- "King of the BBQ" (.fcm)
- "Queen of the kitchen" (.fcm)
What you will need:
- Any model of the Brother ScanNCut
- Your Standard 12″ x 12″ ScanNCut Mat (suitable for your model)
- Your Standard ScanNCut Blade (suitable for your model)
- 1 x Flex Fabric Transfer Media Sheet (White)
- 1 x Flex Fabric Transfer Media Sheet (Yellow)
- Design files. Download here →
- Black apron (If you can sew, why not create your own! We have some great tutorials available here)
- Domestic iron or heat press
- Tweezers or fine scissors
Preparing your surface:
It's best to give your apron a quick iron to remove any creases and provide a flat surface to minimize any wrinkles or bubbles in the media when applied.
NOTE: The item must be cool before applying the flex fabric transfer media, otherwise the heat will activate the fabric adhesive before you have correctly positioned the item.
Important: When working with flex fabric transfer media it is important to remember that your design will need to be mirrored as the media is cut from the back. When we iron the cut media to the fabric, the design is flipped making it display correctly once on the apron.
Learn how to cut and apply flex
We have put together step by step instructions on how to apply flex fabric transfer media to a garment. These instructions can be used as a guide when applying flex fabric transfer media sheets to any fabric garment.
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