What you need:
- Cricut smart cutting machine
- Cricut Design Space on computer or mobile device
- Cricut Heat Guide
- StandardGrip Machine Mat
- Fine Point or Premium Fine Point blade
- Cricut Everyday Iron-On
- Heat press
- Teflon sheet (optional)
- Pre-wash fabric base materials without fabric softener to pre-shrink and remove chemicals that may prohibit strong adhesion.
- Recommended: To verify cut setting, perform a test cut using a small basic shape.
- Recommended: To verify application setting, apply test cut in an inconspicuous area on the base material.
Design, cut, and weed
Note: Everyday Iron-On can be used in multi-layer designs. It can be applied on top of other Everyday Iron-On, or you can use it as base layers for other types of Iron-On. Keep this is mind as you create your design.
- Select and size your design in the software. Be sure to Mirror your mats before cutting if using Design Space.
- Select Everyday Iron-On from the list of materials.
- If using a Cricut Explore machine, turn Smart Set Dial to Custom.
- Place Iron-on sheet, liner side down, onto Cricut StandardGrip cutting mat.
- Load it into the machine and cut your design.
- When the cut is complete, weed your image.
- Preheat base material as instructed in our Heat Guide or Cricut Heat app.
- Place the cut design on the base material with the shiny liner side up. Apply heat as instructed (see our Heat Guide or Cricut Heat app).
- Flip the base material over and apply heat to the back of the design as instructed (see our Heat Guide or Cricut Heat app).
- Use a cool peel* to remove the liner.
- Wait 24 hours before washing embellished item.
- For longest life, wash and dry the embellished item inside-out.
- If areas of Iron-On material lift after washing, simply follow the complete application instructions to reapply
* Cool Peel: Allow to cool completely before removing liner. Removing liner while still hot or warm may prevent your iron-on image from properly adhering to your material.