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Transfer Tape - What is the difference?

Transfer Tape - What is the difference?

Hey guys it's Jessica with Expressionsvinyl.com. Today I want to talk to you about transfer tape. We have a lot of different choices and I want to break it down for you so you can understand the differences and know which one you want to try out. Let's get started. We basically have four different kinds of transfer tape. They all come in different sizes. Let's dig into each one and I'll tell you the differences.Let’s start with the ultra clear. The ultra clear comes in a 12 inch b …
Jun 13th 2017 Expressions Vinyl - Jessica
Fixing Wrinkles and Bubbles in Vinyl

Fixing Wrinkles and Bubbles in Vinyl

Hey guys, it's Jessica at expressionsvinyl.com, and today we want to talk about bubbles and wrinkles. They happen sometimes, and they stink, but I'm going to show you how to get rid of them.First I'm going to show you how to prevent them, and then I'll show you how to get rid of them. So let's get started here.I've got a little jewelry tray here, and we're going to put on a little monogram. I'm peeling off my backing paper on my vinyl, and I'm just going to lay this down and start in the corner …
Apr 25th 2017 Expressions Vinyl - Jessica
The Knockout Technique Explained!

The Knockout Technique Explained!

Why Should You Use the Knockout Technique?Hey everybody! It’s Jessica and today’s tutorial is going to go over the knockout technique. Sometimes referred to as the cookie cutter technique, the knockout method makes your project look layered when it’s actually not. This technique comes in handy when using glitter, holographic, or metallic vinyl because they aren’t meant to be layered. When you layer heat transfer vinyl that’s not meant to be layered, it doesn't hold up as long in the wash. T …
Mar 1st 2017 Expressions Vinyl
How to layer vinyl when you can't see through the transfer tape

How to layer vinyl when you can't see through the transfer tape

Hey guys, It's Jessica over ExpressionsVinyl.com and today I want to show you how to layer a project when you can't quite see through the transfer tape.It's no secret that paper transfer tape is my favorite. It's really easy to work with and releases perfectly. So when you've got tight little lines that you need to line up and it's really obvious if you're off, I've got a trick to do that so it's lined up perfectly.I've got one already set up, so you can see my different layers. I've got my …
Feb 7th 2017 Expressions Vinyl - Jessica
Heating Up: Using An Iron To Apply Heat Transfer Vinyl

Heating Up: Using An Iron To Apply Heat Transfer Vinyl

It's a questions every crafter will likely ask at least once: How do I use a household steam iron to apply heat transfer vinyl (HTV)? Well, we've put together this step by step guide to answer that very question and give you some guidance to make your next project easy as can be.A few things you need to get started is: A nice solid tableAn ironing mat, or some kind of towel or something to protect your table. We recommend using a heat transfer pillow. You can buy one at our website!Your pr …
Jan 2nd 2017 Expressions Vinyl - Jessica