Gifts You Can Make In 2021

Want to spread holiday cheer through homemade gifts? Good idea! Below you will find a few ideas of what you can give this year to help get your creative brain thinking!

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Pillows: This double-duty gift will look great on display as well as a great place to lay their head.

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Pot Holder: This practical gift will look beautiful hanging in the kitchen and when in use!

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Rock Frames: Create a unique piece of art that will sit on your recipient’s shelf for many years to come.

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Personalized Socks: This one is sure to bring a good laugh. Make a custom pair of socks! Put the recipient’s face on the sock, or maybe just something they love. Regardless of what you choose it is sure to be a gift that gets remembered forever.

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Jewelry: Forget diamonds. Personalized jewelry is a girl’s best friend!

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Frosted Shot Glasses: If your recipient likes to host get togethers make them some custom glassware.

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Ornaments: Skip the nametag, make a personalized ornament instead!

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Picture Frames: Everyone loves a pretty picture frame. Create a beautiful keepsake that is sure to be treasured forever.

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Compact MirrorBig gifts can come in small packages. This sweet gift is sure to make them smile.

 

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2021 Crafter Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for the crafter in your life? One of these gifts is sure to do the trick!

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Heat Press!  The #1 wish list item from crafters is a HEAT PRESS! Heat Presses are used to apply heat transfers to t-shirts, jackets, mousepads, tiles, and more.

Full-Size Heat Press: The TransPro 15×15 is our #1 selling Heat Press and the perfect gift for every person on your list!

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Small Heat Press: The TransPro Plus 9″x12″ is perfect for the hobby crafter!

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MugPress: If your recipient is an avid creator, and they already have a heat press the next thing to round out their collection of tools is a mug press! This 3 in 1 will do it all: 11 oz,15oz, latte mugs, and most water bottles!

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Silhouette Machine! There’s a reason that Silhouette machines are always on the holiday wish list because they are GREAT! If your crafter is new to the design world the Silhouette Machine is a great tool to get them started.

Choose from our Silhouette Cameo 4 Pro 24″ 

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or the Silhouette Cameo 4 which comes in multiple colors!

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Vinyl!  A crafter can never have enough vinyl! Just mix and match the different prints and patterns of the adhesive and heat transfer vinyl.

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Sublimation Printer!  If your gift recipient is ready to take their crafting business to the next level, get them a sublimation printer. With a sublimation printer, your crafter can create one-of-a-kind, custom pieces like mugs, phone cases, frames, license plates, tags, and more. And if you purchase the Sublimation Starter Pack, they will have everything they need to get started!

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What’s your shopping list?

 

 

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Holiday Spotlight: Silhouette Cameo

Are you thinking about asking for a Silhouette Cameo this Holiday season? Below we are answering some of the frequently asked questions and rounding up the best  options to help make your life easier!

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What is a Silhouette Cameo machine?

The Silhouette Cameo uses a blade to cut over 100 materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl, and fabric

Who would want a Silhouette Cameo?

Crafters and Small businesses owners who want to personalize goods.

What features do the Silhouette Cameo have?

All of our Silhouette Cameo models have the ability to register and cut printed materials and is PixScan™ compatible. It is compatible with the AutoBlade, features a dual-carriage, and includes Bluetooth® technology.
Silhouette Cameo 4 Pro – 24″ 

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The Cameo 4 is a 12″ width

Silhouette Cameo – Pink

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Silhouette Cameo in Black

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Silhouette Came in white

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Tutorial: Working with a Digital Art File

We had such a great response to our Digital Art Files blog post last week, that we decided to do another one. But this time show you how to buy, cut, and apply a digital art file. Scroll down to see how!

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You Need:

Step 1 – Find your favorite digital cut file.

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Step 2 –  Click the image and add it to your cart.cut 1

Step 3 – Purchase the design file.

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Step 4 – Head to your email to download your file.

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Step 5 – Open your design file and import it into your design software.cut 5

Step 6 – Resize your design to fit your shape

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Step 7 – Get ready to cut. Before you send your design to your cutting machine, make sure you insert your HTV, and mirror your design.

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Step 8 – Cut and weed your design.

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Step 9 – Place the HTV on your garment and press with your heat press!

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Step 10 – Admire your results!

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Digital Art Files at Pro World

Did you hear the news? We are now selling Digital Art files to help make designing even easier! 

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What’s a Digital Art File?

  • A Digital Art file is a cut file that can be used with all major cutting and design programs. Don’t have a cutter? These files make great designs for sublimation printing as well. 

What machines/programs does it work with?

  •  Cricut, Silhouette, Scan N Cut, Adobe Illustrator, and more. 

How do I receive the file? 

  • You can download it at check out.

What files does it come in?

  • Each file is different but can contain some or all of the following: SVG, PNG, EPS, DXF, JPG. 

How many designs do you have?

  • 1000’s of digital art files for you to choose from

How do I become a designer of digital art files?

 

Want to see some of the designs? Scroll down!

Baby Designs:

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Birthday Designs:

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Sports Designs:

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Holiday Designs:

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Heat Press Questions Answered!

Did you just get a heat press? Congratulations! Your heat press is sure to become one of your most-used tools! To help you on your pressing journey we’ve compiled a list of our top FAQ videos to help answer any questions that you may have as you get started.

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How to adjust your heat press pressure.

Cleaning a heat press.

How to use a pressing pillow with your heat press

How to press on stretchy material.

How to press an oversized heat transfer.

How to thread a heat press.

See why people love the TransPro Plus Heat Press.

Have more questions? Check out our Heat Press FAQ!

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Personalizing In Bulk: Tips For Working With Adhesive Vinyl

When it comes to filling large custom orders, there are a few tricks that you can use to help make the process smoother for you. The key is with your prep work. Make sure you work systematically. Have all of your materials gathered from the start. Cut, weed and place the designs all at the same time to create a systematic flow.

Want a few more tips? See the adhesive vinyl step-by-step below!

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1 – Create your design!

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2 – But before you send your design to the vinyl cutter, you will want to do a few things to help speed up your weeding process. For starters, place a rectangle around each single color design. This will help reduce the risk of having your adhesive vinyl catch on the design.

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3 – Next group like colors together so that you can maximize your cutting surface and cut at one time.

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4 – Send your design to the vinyl cutter!

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5 – Weed your design as you send your next color to the vinyl cutting machine.

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6 – Add your application tape and begin to apply it to your design.

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7 – Place your design onto the surface. If your surface is round you can cut little slits near the letters to help apply it straight.

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8 – Slowly remove the transfer tape.

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9 – Repeat the steps above until your order has been filled.

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Need help creating your bulk order? We can now help with that! Go here.

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Specialty HTV to use with your cutter

Are you looking for a new fall project? Try out some of our specialty HTV to use with your cutting machine!

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If you want to grab the kid’s attention, make them a new shirt with our Color Changing HTV!

Want to bring your design to life? Try a 3-dimensional design with puff HTV!

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Now that it’s getting dark earlier, add some fun to the kid’s apparel with some glow-in-the-dark HTV!

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Want to change up your design every time you wear your shirt? Try our blackboard HTV! You can write it, wipe it, and repeat!

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If you are still looking for some fall inspiration check out our Printed HTV! We carry some awesome designs from SparkleBerry and Siser EasyPatterns

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Feeling inspired? Channel that crafty energy and tag us on social media! #proworldinc or @proworldinc

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Must Have Halloween Products

Who is ready for Halloween? Today we are going to round up some of our spooktacular Halloween items that we have in stock!

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Would you like to create a Halloween shirt quickly? Use a Heat Transfer! We have plenty to choose from. But below, you will see a few fan favorites.

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Want something a bit more custom? We now have that as well! Head to our website to start to personalize your garment with these premade templates!


If you are looking for some HTV – check out Sparkleberry’s fantastic Halloween prints!

Looking for more HTV options? Try one of our Glow In The Dark Options to help bring your spooky design to life!

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Or Permanent Glow In The Dark Adhesive Vinyl

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Are you making something for Halloween? Let us see! Tag us @proworldinc #proworldinc

 

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Breast Cancer Awareness Heat Transfer

If you want to start preparing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve already restocked our shelves with Breast Cancer Awareness Heat Transfers! 

You can grow your business while raising awareness and showing your support by creating a t-shirt, hat, or even totes with the help of a heat transfer.  Scroll down to see how to use them and some of our top sellers!

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If you never used a Heat Transfer before, they are easy to apply. All you need is the heat transfer, a heat press, and your blank! 

Lay the heat transfer on your garment, press it with your heat press according to the instructions listed online, and peel the backing paper off of your design. Your finished product will be ready to go in about 15 seconds.

We carry about 100 breast cancer heat transfer designs in various media types (screenprint, rhinestones/studs, lace, and glitter). 

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