How To: Old Fashioned Enamel Mug

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This enamel camping style mug seems to be the perfect way to serve a drink!

Skill Level:

Old Fashioned Enamel Mug  Teaser


Premium CreativeStudio Membership 
Sawgrass SG 500 or 1000
Tumbler Press
8.5”x11” sublimation paper or larger
11oz Enamel Mug
Alcohol and a Lint Free Cloth
Heat Tape 
Blowout paper 

Pressing Guide

  • Time: 260 seconds
  • Temperature: 400 degrees F
  • Pressure: Medium

Old Fashioned Enamel Mug:

  1. Go to the "Blank Products" tab in CreativeStudio and click on the “Drinkware” Icon then go to page 4. Scroll down to the “11 ounce Camp Cup” 
  2. Go to the "Designs" tab and click on the “Food and Drink” Premium folder.  Go to page 2 and scroll to the “Call me Old Fashioned” design.
  3. Choose “select all” from the top menu. 
  4. Resize the design and move it to the left side of the print area.  You’ll need to click on “select all” to release it. 
  5. Click on the phrase “call me” and then hit “duplicate” on the right side.
  6. Move the copy to the right side of the mug.
  7. You are now able to change the text.  We’re changing it to “Ed’s Drink.” 
  8. Now we are ready to print, click on the "print" Icon at the top right the printer should be set on your printer, choose the paper size you will be using, set the product to “stainless steel tumbler,” and change color mode to “vivid.”  Then, you will click on print. Sawgrass Print Manager should pop up and click on print.
  9. Turn on and set your tumbler/mug heat press to 400F and your time to 260 Seconds.
  10. Rubbing Alcohol and a lint free cloth can be used to remove fingerprints from metal.
  11. Place your design face down and center on the sign, tape down the printed design with heat tape on all edges
  12. Place the mug in the press and close. 
  13. After timer goes off, slowly open the press quickly remove the printed design.  😊 Enjoy!

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