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Old 08-01-2012, 08:05 PM
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Just playing around with Avery Fabric Transfer until I find the perfect one and once I have a largest enough demand to buy some pro. made ... I hate the white on it but my logo isn't transparent so I had to figure something out.
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I like it and I like the color! How difficult was it to create those?
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I like it and I like the color! How difficult was it to create those?
Well, went to walmart and bought;
Avery Dark Fabric 3279 - $11
Avery Light Fabric 3271 - $13
Iron: $10
2 Orange XL shirts - $7
4 (2 gray/2 black) Hanes shirts in a package: $12
Kodak Ink Cartage (color and black) $39

I used the Avery's online template maker, and outta figuring out how to do both fabrics, I got two good shirts out all of them, and I'm not really pleased with any of them cause you've gotta have a "fill" space, hence the big white area. Or you'd have to cut each letter out or their would be a clear film over it. It'd prob. cheaper to just make some through an online service but I tried.
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How have they stood up to washing so far?
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Yeah, the gray one seemed to wringled just a tad bit around the edges however, I was in a hurry and didn't prewash them like it said to do.
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Yeah, the gray one seemed to wringled just a tad bit around the edges however, I was in a hurry and didn't prewash them like it said to do.
LOL! Directions are there for a reason. Try 696. They do good work.
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What did you use to make these? Something I might consider trying.
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Ya know that's the first place I went was 696, but when I requested a qoute I have still not received a reply and I'm not going out of my way to find anymore contact information ... a local business said for 200$ he'd make a metal sign and place lettering on my truck but I dunno if that's good or not.
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Thats lame they didnt contact you. Well I would just shop around to compare prices. I know Hedgemaster is getting some vinyl for his truck through 696. Get a bunch of quotes and compare.
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He said hes using avery fabric transfer, that could be anything from some kinda of shirt printing machine, to things you print out on special paper, and iron on. I was just trying to get a little more background info.
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