Fireworks Shirt

The 4th of July is coming up and I wanted to create a Fireworks Shirt to wear for the holiday. Do you like to wear holiday shirts?

I have always loved watching fireworks, whether it is for the 4th of July or we are at a baseball game and they are having fireworks night. I love all the colors that you can make fireworks out of, the possibilities are endless.

The fireworks shirt would also make a great shirt to ring in the new year, using gold and silver HTV to create this sparktacular shirt.

black and gold fireworks shirt for New Years

You can resize the fireworks to add as many as you like to your shirt. For the small fireworks I resized mine to 5.022″ x 5.244″. I wouldn’t go smaller than this or it may be hard weeding the small circles and stars and you may loose some of the smaller circles.

fireworks shirt resized in design space

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I created two fireworks shirts, the first one was done with a sparkle iron-on vinyl that had shades of pink and purple.

purple and pink fireworks shirt

The fireworks shirt design reminds you of the circle and star gems that you can put on clothes to make them look sparkly when using holographic iron-on vinyl.

Materials Needed

  • Holographic HTV in your choice of color(s)
  • Shirt
  • Easy Press Mat
  • Easy Press 2
  • Design #78

The second fireworks shirt I created I used a different sparkle iron-on vinyl that had red, blue and yellow.

fireworks shirt red blue and gold

white fireworks shirt

You can also use this design to create your own sign for the 4th of July to hang on your door.

fireworks wall hanging

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fireworks shirt

Fireworks Shirt

Materials

  • 1 Sheet of Iron-on Vinyl in the color(s) of your choice
  • 1 Shirt in the color of your choice

Tools

  • Cricut Maker
  • Brayer
  • Blue Cutting Mat
  • Weeding Tool
  • Easy Press 2
  • Easy Press Mat
  • Teflon

Instructions

Cutting Out Fireworks Shirt

Upload the fireworks shirt to design space.

fireworks shirt in design space

Select all and resize to the size you want

and then attach them together

Once you are ready click on the "Make It" button.

fireworks shirt click on make it

Then the prepare screen will appear.

fireworks shirt mirror image in design space

Next click on each mat and the mirror button underneath the mat as you want all of your mats mirrored for cutting.

Now you are ready to click on the continue button and select the type of iron-on vinyl you are using and cut out each different color.

Ironing on the Fireworks Shirt

Lay the shirt out on your ironing mat with the easy press mat underneath the shirt.

Check Cricuts heat guide on their website to see what settings you need to use for the type of vinyl, material and machine you are using to do the ironing on.

Starting with the smaller fireworks that go on the shoulders

fireworks shirt small fireworks

lay one of them on the shirt on either shoulder, I placed it a little sideways

fireworks shirt ironing on first small fireworks piece

once you have it where you want it use your easy press to iron it on

fireworks shirt ironing of first small fireworks piece with easy press

Peel the transfer sheet off of the vinyl once it has cooled

fireworks shirt peeling transfer sheet of of vinyl

Do the same with the other small fireworks piece

I used a ruler to make sure that the two small fireworks were placed about the same place before ironing the second one on

fireworks shirt aligning the two small fireworks

Then take the large fireworks piece

fireworks shirt large fireworks piece

place it on the front of the shirt, using your ruler for ironing on vinyl place the fireworks below the ruler and center it on the shirt

fireworks shirt placing the large fireworks on shirt

remove the ruler and then iron on the large fireworks

Peel the transfer sheet off of the vinyl once it has cooled

Now your shirt is complete.

purple and pink fireworks shirt

Don’t Forget to check the Cricut Heat Guide for ironing on the HTV and using your Easy Press. 

fireworks shirt and sign pinterest pin

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Happy Crafting!

Carla

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