How To: Dad T-Shirt

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This is a perfect gift to make for the Dad in your life for Father’s Day, or any day!

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Sawgrass SG 1000
15”x15” Heat Press 
11”x17” sublimation paper 
White polyester T-shirt
Lint roller
Heat Tape 
Blowout paper 

Pressing Guide

  • Time: 40 seconds
  • Temperature: 400 degrees F
  • Pressure: Medium

Dad T-Shirt:

  1. Go to the "Blank Products" tab in CreativeStudio and click on the “clothing” icon then scroll down and click on “men’s solar short sleeve” this will give you a 10.7” W x 16.2”H blank canvas while also giving you a mockup of what your finished t-shirt will look like.
  2. Go to the "Designs" tab and click on the “Father's Day” Free folder.  Select the world’s greatest dad design.
  3.  Resize the design by clicking on the “select all” icon at the top of the screen, use the black squares to size up or down, when your done click on size all once again to let go of the layers.
  4. Now we are ready to print, click on the "print" Icon at the top right the printer should be set on the Sawgrass SG 1000, paper size US Tabloid, product polyester, and change color mode to vivid next click on print. Sawgrass Print Manager should pop up and click on print.
  5. Turn on and set your heat press to 400F and your time to 40 Seconds.
  6. Lint roll and pre-press your t-shirt for 5 seconds.
  7. Place your design face down 3 fingers down from the neck line and center with the neck tag, tape down the printed design with heat tape on both sides.
  8. Place the t-shirt on the lower heat platen and cover the printed design with blowout paper and press for 40 seconds.
  9. Slowly lift top platen and quickly remove the printed design 😊 Enjoy!

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