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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How To Customize Skinny Tumblers

Want to personalize some skinny tumblers? Scroll down to see how!

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1 – Design your image and send it to your Sublimation Printer

2 – Cut down the design so that it fits on  your skinny tumbler

3 – Turn your heat press on so that it starts to heat up

4- Twist the lid off of your skinny tumbler

5- With heat-resistant tape, tape your design to your sublimation blank

6 – Place it into the mug press heating element

6 – Take out and peel while hot – use these gloves to protect your hands

7 – Admire your results

Need a bit more help? Watch one of our Pro World employees show you how to personalize a skinny tumbler in this video:

When it comes to Skinny Tumbler Blanks we have a few that you can purchase, see them here:

Color Changing Skinny Can Tumbler

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Glow-In-The-Dark Skinny Can Tumbler

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Glitter White Blank

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The original skinny can tumbler

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Have you made a skinny tumbler? Let us see it! Tag us @proworldinc

 

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Drinkware blanks for you to personalize with sublimation

Did you know that personalized drinkware is one of the hottest sellers in the custom market? If you are looking to tap into the trend we have plenty of blanks for you to choose from! Want to see what we have? See our complete offering below!

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Looking for some gym motivation? Add some words of encouragement to your daily shake by personalizing a shaker sublimation blank!

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Why drink from a regular tumbler when you can drink from a sparkling tumbler! See our stainless steel cup sublimation blank and all of the colors that it comes in! 

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Fill up your thermos with your favorite hot beverage. The stainless steel lining will keep it hot, while the 17 oz thermos makes you smile!

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Update your beverage collection with a trendy new tumbler! Our 16oz skinny tumbler sublimation blanks are sure to get lots of looks.

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Keep hydrated with this 25oz single wall stainless steel flask.  

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Sip your beverage in style with this stainless steel stemless 12 oz wine glass! Better yet make some for you and your friends for your next night in.-

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Update your child’s school water bottle with a personalized creation!

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Need some new morning motivation? Put it on your travel mug!

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In case you missed the memo camper mugs are IN! Personalize one for yourself, we carry them in multiple colored trims.

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Fill up your stainless steel cola bottle with your favorite cold beverage!

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The only thing better than a personalized cola bottle is a glittered, stainless steel cola bottle that you personalized.

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You can never have to many latte mugs! We sell these chic mugs in bulk to make them, even more, cost-effective for you to sell!  sb-s-252_1

Prefer a traditional mug? Go here to order yours.  

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Sublimation Tutorials

Are you just getting started with sublimation? Are you looking for sublimation tutorials to help you get started with your new printer? You are in luck! We’ve been hard at work here at the Pro World studio making Sublimation Video Tutorials so that you can create with ease! 

Let’s start with the basics, shall we? Watch as we unbox and set up one of our most popular sublimation printers SG500!

Wondering what ink you should use with your sublimation printer? Watch this sublimation video.

Ready to start sublimating? Use these tutorials to help you…

How To Sublimate Linen Blanks

How To Sublimate Canvas

How To Sublimate Polyester 

How To Sublimate Leathaire

How To Sublimate Jewelry 

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