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Layered Vinyl On A Curved Surface

Layered Vinyl On A Curved Surface

It's Jessica here from Expressionsvinyl.com! Today I want to show you how to put layered vinyl on a round ornament! If you have ever tried this you know it can be tricky! But don't worry because I have tips and tricks for you!An ornament has a compound curve. It has curves up and down and side to side --which means putting vinyl on it can be tough. Sometimes you get ridges and it doesn't want to lay nice and flat.Or it buckles and you lose part of your design! So I've got some tricks to mak …
Nov 21st 2016 Expressions Vinyl-Jessica
What Are The Best Fonts For Weeding?

What Are The Best Fonts For Weeding?

Hey guys, it's Jessica here today from ExpressionsVinyl.com, and today I want to talk about fonts and how to best identify a font that is easier to weed. I've cut a whole bunch of fonts and today I'm going to go through them and tell you how to identify different attributes that will make your life a lot easier!Bernard MT Condensed - This one, as you can see, has nice, thick edges. That one is going be really easy to weed. You just wiggle your vinyl, or wiggle your weeding vinyl across and it's …
Oct 24th 2016 Expressions Vinyl - Jessica
Creating a Curved Design to Match the Curve of Your Piece

Creating a Curved Design to Match the Curve of Your Piece

Hey guys, It’s Jessica with Expressions Vinyl and today I want to show you how to curve your design to match a curve on your project. I have a platter that I bought from Hobby Lobby that is a circle, and I want to make my design kind of curve around the edges of that. So I'm going to show you how I set that up.We are going to be recreating the image on the left. The first thing I did is to go over to the "Draw an Eclipse" tool, and draw a circle that is the same size as my platter. I meas …
Sep 15th 2016 Expressions Vinyl Jessica
How To Avoid Tearing Your Vinyl In The Weeding Process

How To Avoid Tearing Your Vinyl In The Weeding Process

Hey guys, it's Jessica with ExpressionsVinyl.com, and today I want to show you how to avoid tearing your heat transfer vinyl (HTV) when it hasn't cut quite deep enough or if the vinyl's just being tricky to work with.I have our Jade Siser Glitter (don't you just LOVE this color?!), and I think on this one my machine didn't quite cut deep enough. But it is a big piece of vinyl, and this stuff isn't particularly cheap, so I didn't want to let it go to waste.So, one thing you can do is familia …
Sep 12th 2016 ExpressionsVinyl-Ambassador
Extra Large Vinyl Wall Project

Extra Large Vinyl Wall Project

Hey, guys, it's Jessica with Expressions Vinyl and today, I'm going to show you how to cut, weed, and apply a piece of vinyl that is huge! The whole sign that we're going to apply to our wall is about four feet by four feet, with each piece being about 12"x40".I have cut a weeding box around my design, and I'm going to show you how I weed that out and then we're also going to apply some transfer tape to it. I'm just using my utility knife and I'm going to go slow and you can see I have a lo …
Jul 16th 2016 Expressions VInyl - Jessica