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How to design T-shirts with Cricut Design Space

Learn how to craft the coolest clothes for creatives.

How to design T-shirts with Cricut Design Space

 

A crafter’s life is full of adventures. You are always learning new techniques, buying new supplies, and recycling old projects. It’s a never-ending journey!
 
In today’s post, we are going to show you how to personalize your apparel to honor your hobby.
 
All the designs we have used for this article are part of the “Hobby” category in our Crafts section. There you can find 303 different cut files related to crafting. There are also specific designs about sewing or scrapbooking.
 

Step by step

In the following video, we are going to show you how do we prepare this design for cutting. We have used Cricut Design Space, but you can choose your favorite software. Take a look at it. It takes less than 5 minutes!

 

 

  1. Open a new project on your canvas.
  2. Press on “Templates” and select the one that fits your clothing best.

    For this project, we have chosen a T-shirt.
    For this project, we have chosen a T-shirt.
  3. Go to “Uploads” at the left toolbar.

    If you haven't loaded any design, you can browse and pick the right one.
    If you haven’t loaded any design, you can upload it here.
  4. Browse until you find the file you would like to use.
  5. Insert the file in the template.

    Fit the design in the mockup to get an idea of the final look.
    Fit the design in the mockup to get an idea of the final look.
  6. Select all the layers you want to cut together.

    You can find the layers on the right toolbar.
    You can find the layers on the right toolbar.
  7. Press Weld.

    This will make the layers stay together.
    This will make the layers stay together.
  8. Press Make it.
  9. Make the last changes in the cutting mat view.

    This is the moment to make the last changes.
    This is the moment to correct possible mistakes.
  10. Mirror the design.

    This step is essential if you are going to use HTV.
    This step is essential if you are going to use HTV.
  11. Connect your cutting machine and send the design.

Get inspired with these examples!

So many ideas, so little time

If you like this design, you can find it here.
If you like this design, you can find it here.

Lazily dressed, crafting obsessed

If you like this design, you can find it here.
If you like this design, you can find it here.

You never know what you have until you clean your craft room

If you like this design, you can find it here.
If you like this design, you can find it here.

Scrapbooking is the best medicine

If you like this design, you can find it here.
If you like this design, you can find it here.

My machine is calling, and I must sew

If you like this design, you can find it here.
If you like this design, you can find it here.

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