You should only layer rhinestones on top of vinyl if you are creating a rhinestone decal or sticker. If you are designing a heat transfer and the design is being applied to textiles, then is cannot be layered.
Yes. It is very important that you press the HTV portion of your design first. If you make a mistake and press the rhinestone portion of your design first you will not get a good press later on your HTV. Once you press your rhinestones to fabric you create a small gap between the top of your heat press and the material. This space will keep you from getting a good press on your HTV, by pressing the HTV first you avoid this problem.
Yes. SVG files, also known as Scalable Vector Art or Clip Art files, are ideal for use with Cricut, Cameo, Graphtec, and other craft cutters. You can easily use any Cricut craft cutter to make a rhinestone template from Rhinestone SVG files. You can use Rhinestone SVG designs to make rhinestone decals and heat transfers using your cricut and heat press.
When cutting the vinyl portion of your muli dec design you DO mirror the vinyl portion of the HTV design. However, you DO NOT mirror the rhinestone portion of your design when cutting your rhinestone template from magic flock.
A multi decoration design can easily be made into a decal sticker or heat transfer. TRW offers designs for all crafting levels from beginner crafter to expert. To help you expand your knowledge TRW also offers free online training live every week on our YouTube Channel, live one-on-one virtual classes, and thousands of free pre-recorded tutorials. Learn How to make a Rhinestone Decal or Sticker or How to make a Rhinestone T-Shirt using our step-by-step guides and free design downloads.
Yes. To make a rhinestone template with silhouette, simply cut your design in rhinestone template material the same way you would cut any vinyl design. Silhouette Studio can accept both DXF and SVG file types. Upgraded version of Silhouette Studio such as Silhouette Studio Designer Edition or Business Edition easily upload SVG files or DXF files. However, the free version of silhouette studio has limited capabilities and only accepts DXF file Types. SVG files can effortlessly be converted to a DXF files using free SVG to DXF converters available online.
The Rhinestone World has thousands of designs to choose from. TRW's Multi decoration designs combine both vinyl cut files and rhinestone design template files into a single design pattern. The easy-to-use SVG combo makes combining materials fun and easy. Experienced crafters can DIY a multi decoration design by using their own design software to create an offset rhinestone pattern using any SVG shape or text. CorelDraw with the Design Wizard add-on tool is the easiest way to create your own custom multi dec designs.
A crafting design that uses both hotfix rhinestones and heat transfer vinyl is called a multi-dec or multi decoration design. A multi decoration design is made up of a standard SVG cut file you would use to cut the vinyl portion of the design and a separate cut file you use to cut a rhinestone template or stencil for the rhinestone portion of the design.