How To: Coasters for the Bride and Groom

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These coasters are not only a great gift for the Bride and Groom to remember their big day but would also be great keepsakes for guests at a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner or even at a small wedding!
 

Skill Level:

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Materials

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Sawgrass SG 500 or 1000
12”x12” Heat Press or larger
8.5”x11” sublimation paper 
Square Coaster
Heat Tape 
Blowout paper 
 

Pressing Guide

  • Time: 60 seconds
  • Temperature: 400 degrees F
  • Pressure: Medium

Coasters for the Bride and Groom:

  1. Go to the "Blank Products" tab in CreativeStudio and click on the “Home Decor” Icon then go to page 7. Scroll to “hardboard coaster 3.75’ square with cork bottom” and click to select it. 
  2. Go to “Designs” tab and then to the “Monograms” premium folder.    Choose the “Wedding Seaside Couple” design. 
  3. Click on “Select All” in the top panel.  Resize and center the design.
  4. Click on “Select All” again to deselect.
  5. If you’d like to add a background, go to Elements, then “Shapes,” and choose a black square. 
  6. Resize that to fill the area.
  7. Click on fill color.  We suggest using HexCode #c5d8d6. 
  8. To move the background behind the design, click on “send backwards” several times until the entire design is in front of the background. 
  9. Click on any text to change it to fit your event.
  10. Now we are ready to print, click on the "print" Icon at the top right the printer should be set on your printer name, paper size letter, product “MDF Board,” and change color mode to “vivid.”  Then, you will click on print. Sawgrass Print Manager should pop up and click on print.
  11. Turn on and set your heat press to 400F and your time to 60 Seconds.
  12. If you would like a set of 4 coasters, when you file opens in Sawgrass Print Manager, go to the layout tab and make sure “print manager performs layout” is selected.
  13. Go to the jobs tab and change number of copies to 4. 
  14. Go back to the layout tab and change the spacing to .25.  This keeps the coasters from being too close together but does allow them to be on one page. 
  15. Place your design face down and center on the coaster, tape down the printed design with heat tape. 
  16. Place the coaster on the lower heat platen and cover the printed design with blowout paper and press for 60 seconds.
  17. Slowly lift top platen and quickly remove the printed design.  😊 Enjoy!

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