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Having matching getting ready gear with your bridesmaids is always a fun way to start your wedding day and makes for some super fun wedding preparation photos! :) With that inspiration this set of tank tops came to be! I love the ability to make these myself because it makes them so much cheaper than buying them! These cost $5-6 a piece depending on what tank tops you use, which is great since funds always tend to get tighter near the end of your wedding planning. :)
For this set, I made tank tops for the Bride, Bridesmaids, Maid of Honor, Mother of the Bride, and Mother of the Groom so that all the ladies getting ready with you can have one! :) I made the Bridesmaids and Maid of Honor Decals with Old Gold Easyweed HTV, the Mother’s decals with Pink Easyweed HTV, and the Bride’s with Rose Gold Glitter HTV.
These tank tops are super pretty and super easy to make for your big day! :) You can also check out our other Tank Top Projects Here!
1. After downloading the cut files, import them into the Cricut Software. After creating a new project, select Upload Image. Select the file you wish to upload and it will automatically take you to the final upload screen, where you can name the file the select Save. The SVG Files are sized so that they will automatically cut to the size you see in the photos, but if you want to change the size you can do so to fit the tank tops the way you like.
2. After selecting “Make It” Make sure to select the Mirror Mode on the cutting screen. Cut the design in your choice of heat transfer vinyl (I used Gold Confetti Glitter HTV) with the Iron On (for Easyweed Vinyl) or Iron On+ (for Glitter Vinyl) Setting on your Cricut, with the shiny side of the material down.
3. Weed the additional material off of the backing material so that, looking down with the shiny side up, you can see your design with the correct orientation.
4. Iron your tank top to remove any creases, then center the design over the top half of the tank top. Arrange the design shiny side up, then cover with parchment paper. Make sure to keep the parchment paper between the design and the iron.
5. Set your Iron to the second Highest setting and press the the iron down firmly on the design, not ironing but rather using it as a small heat press. I worked from the upper left to lower right on the design, pressing the iron on each part of the design for at least 30 seconds, then overlapping the last position as you move the iron across the design.
6. Remove the backing from the design, leaving the design on the tank top.
Check out our other tank top projects here!