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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Last Minute St. Patty’s Day Custom Goods That You Can Make

St. Patty Day Partys may be a bit smaller this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the Irish luck with St. Patty’s Day gear (& gifts!) Scroll down for some last-minute St. Patty’s Day custom goods ideas…that you can make!!

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Apparel
From St. Patrick’s Day Heat Transfers to making your own apparel with HTV, we have options for you! For starters, here are a few of our favorite heat transfers.

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As for HTV, we have plenty of green options for you to choose from. But what you really need to see are our SparkleBerry prints!

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Drinking Vessel
If you are looking for a glass to hold your favorite drink, you could sublimate a shot glass as we did a few years back.

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Or use Adhesive Vinyl to decorate a beer stein.

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Lucky Mask
If you find yourself in a pub-lic place this year, you are going to need a festive mask! In fact, you should bring a few extra to sell. They are sure to be a hit of the party!

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You can use HTV or sublimation to make a custom creation! Get your mask blanks here!

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If you want to preserve the luck and make it last all year, you could even make yourself some clover jewelry.

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Last Minute Gifts & Decorations That You Can Make

With Christmas around the corner, you probably are pretty close to wrapping up your decorations and gifts. But just in case you still need a few last-minute things, we wanted to show you a few of our hottest (and newest) items.

CHRISTMAS goods

 Give a gift that will last throughout the years. With a CUSTOM CHRISTMAS STOCKING you can do just that. See them here!

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Or if you want something with more customization options consider sublimating a CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTWe have plenty of shapes to choose from. See them here!

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Or if you need a last-minute holiday outfit for your zoom dinner party, make an UGLY SWEATER with our UGLY SWEATER HEAT TRANSFERS. Check out some of our hilarious designs. See them here.

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Oh, and don’t forget to match your mask to your holiday outfit! You can easily make that happen with a HOLIDAY FACE MASK HEAT TRANSFER. See them here.

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If you aren’t tired of talking about holiday goodies just yet, here’s one more new item that you need to see – KIDS SUBLIMATION BLANK CHRISTMAS HATS. See them here.

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Customize Ribbon with Sublimation!

When it comes to sublimation the sky is the limit! If you can dream about it being personalized it probably can be and today we are showing you just how true that is with PERSONALIZED RIBBON!

With a personalized ribbon, you can use it to package your holiday present or custom creation. Or another popular option is wearing it in your hair with custom ribbon bow prints or personalized cheer bows! Regardless of whatever you use it for it is easy to make and can be done in just a few minutes!

Scroll down to learn How To Sublimate Ribbon!

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You Need:

Here’s How! ;

1 – Design your ribbon print. We did this by measuring the width of the ribbons that we were printing on. Designed a few different versions to size and printed on the Sublimation Printer.

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2 – Cut out your design.

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3 – Turn on your Heat Press. We set the temperature on our Trans Pro to 400 degrees.

4 – Figure out where you need the design (this depends on what you are making). If you are making a hair bow you will need to print on different sides of the ribbon – see  this article!

5 – Adhere your sublimation printer to your ribbon. We used Adhesive Spray to hold the design in place!

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6 – Press your design for 60 seconds and peel hot!

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7 – Admire your results!IMG_8968

9 – Tie it up and you are done!

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Did you know that you can print on glitter ribbon as well? Just make sure that the material ribbon is 100% Polyester and you are all set!IMG_8969

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Decorate A Christmas Ornament With Sublimation and Adhesive Vinyl

Tis’ the season for custom gifts! Well, it’s the start of the season at least. Today we are helping you jumpstart your custom gift list and show you how we used a sublimation ornament blank 2 ways!

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To sublimate your ornament, you need:
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Teflon Sheet
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To sublimate the ornament here is how:
1. Design your ornament with your sublimation software.
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2. Print it out.
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3. Warm your heat press to 400 degrees.
4. Tape your paper to the ornament.
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4. Place your ornament down with the paper on top and your Teflon sheet on top of that. Keep it pressed for 60 seconds.
5. Lift off the paper.
6. Hang it on your tree.
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To decorate your ornament with adhesive vinyl you need:
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Adhesive Transfer Tape
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To decorate your ornament with adhesive vinyl you need to:
1 – Design your decal with your cutting program
2- Cut your design on adhesive vinyl
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3 – Weed your design
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4 – Apply the transfer tape to your design
5 – Carefully lift the transfer tape off of the adhesive vinyl backing
6 – Apply your design to your ornament blank
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Have you started making holiday gifts yet? Tag us and let us see! Use @proworldinc or #proworldinc
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New Product at Pro World: FOREVER Subli

HOT OFF THE PRESSES!

Here at Pro World, we have some new sublimation products that let you print on COTTON and it’s called FOREVER Subli.

Want to see which Forever Subli product is best for you? Scroll down!

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First, we have FOREVER Subli-Flex 202 

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The FOREVER Subli-Flex 202 was designed to print full-color vibrant images on 100% cotton material using your sublimation ink and cutting machine. So to use it you have 4 things that you need to do:

  • Design your image
  • Print it out
  • Cut it
  • Press it on your garment

Not in the mood to cut? No problem Next, we have FOREVER Subli-Light (No-Cut).

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With the FOREVER Subli-Light (No-Cut). This dynamic paper has finally made it possible to transfer full-tone colors to white and light-colored cotton garments. No cutting or weeding needed. All you need is your:

Pretty great right? But that’s not all. We have one more that you will want to try… FOREVER Subli-Light (No-Cut) Glitter.

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The FOREVER Subli-Light (No-Cut) Glitter has all of the great features of the Forever Subli-LIght but with specks of glitter added.

Ready to try them out? Make sure you tag us so we can share #proworldinc

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Sublimate onto Cotton & Cotton/Poly with EasySubli

Looking for a new technique to create with your sublimation printer? Try EasySubli!

If you are familiar with sublimation, you know that before EasySubli you were only able to sublimate onto light polyester or sublimation coated products. But thanks to EasySubli, you can print directly onto EasySubli vinyl and then heat press it on a variety of light or dark fabrics such as cotton, cotton/poly blend, tri-blends, rayon, wool!!

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Want to see how it works? Watch Danielle on last week’s Facebook Live.

Ready to get started? This is what you will need:

We also sell it as a package you can check it out here! Easy Subli Package 1 & Easy Subli Package 2

Have fun creating! Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram so that we can see what you made.

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Personalize A Door Hanger

Are you looking to dress up your space? Decorate a door hanger! You can use it on the front door as a wreath or an interior door for some instant room decorations! 

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When it comes to door hangers, you have some options. We carry:

  • double-sided Polywood door hangers in 3 different shapes
  • white plaques in 3 different shapes
  • double-sided doorknob hanger

Want to see them? 

The Polywood Door Hangers have a natural woodgrain finish that allows for you to sublimate it or add adhesive sign vinyl!

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The gloss white FRP two-sided doorknob doorhanger is ready to be personalized!SB-U-5545_1

Our adorable white plaques are perfect for vinyl or sublimation!

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Need some inspiration on what to put on your new plaque? Here are a few ideas!

Make a Back To School Sign!

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Or display your favorite photo

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Have you made a sign using our products? LET US SEE! TAG US on social media @proworldinc #proworldinc

 

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Customize Auto Accessories

Are you ready to hit the gas on your business? Expand your product offerings by test driving some new custom categories like Auto Accessories!

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Here at Pro World, we have car accessories that can be decorated to use in your car, on your car, and even about your car! Perfect for any car enthusiast. Want to see them? Scroll down!

 

Trailer Hitch

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Customizable License Plate

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Car Coasters

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Then, if you start sublimating auto accessories you can also add window decals into your product offering. All you need is a little vinyl and a cutter!

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Have you used any of our auto accessory products before? Tag us on Instagram we want to see what you have made!

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Sublimating Socks: What You Need & How To Make Them

You can finally update your sock drawer because we now carry sublimation sock blanks at Pro World!

Currently, our sublimation sock blanks come in a few different styles and sizes. We offer kids, women, and even men! Would you like to order a few pairs of sock blanks? Head to our website! You can get the crew socks here and the ankle socks here!

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The sublimation sock blanks are 100% white polyester with black detailing around the toe and the heel. Each pair is individually wrapped with a cardboard insert.

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Want to decorate the sock blanks? Here’s how:

  1. Set temperature to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Set timer to 36 seconds.
  3. Set Pressure at heavy.
  4. Print a mirror image onto Texprint Paper.
  5. Place sock(s) on platen with cardboard insert.
  6. Place printed sheet face down on sock(s).
  7. Press at 400 degrees F for 36 seconds with heavy pressure.
  8. Remove paper immediately.
  9. Adjust sock on cardboard insert. Roll the sides of the sock so a small sliver of printed area is on the other side.
  10. Position unprinted side of sock face up on platen.
  11. Place printed sheet face down on sock(s).
  12. Press at 400 degrees F for 36 seconds with heavy pressure.
  13. Remove paper immediately.

Want a few more tips? Watch this video! Danielle will show you how how to sublimate socks.

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