If you make customized t-shirt designs and want to take your designs and prints to a new level, you may be looking at using Cricut Infusible Ink.
Cricut Infusible Ink is ink that is activated with heat and transferred to Infusible Ink Tshirts blanks. You can also use it on many other Cricut Infusible Ink blanks like canvas bags, shopping bags and so much more.
If you want to learn more about what Infusible Ink is, read our comprehensive beginner's guide to Cricut Infusible Ink and get the full low down of all things Infusible Ink.
Infusible Ink Shirt Material
If making customized shirts is your thing then you will be pleased to know that using Infusible Ink on blank shirt material is a great next step.
Before you just jump right in and get started you should do some research to know which are the best shirts for Cricut Infusible Ink.
By not knowing what is the best shirts for Infusible Ink you will end up with projects that do not turn out with vibrant colors. Even worse, you may end up wasting Infusible Ink transfer sheets which are not as affordable as the many options of HTV available.
Two important points to note when using Cricut Infusible Ink to ensure you get the best results is to make sure that you use polyester shirts for Infusible Ink and that the fabric is light or white in color.
Now this does not mean that you can buy any plain shirt, you will need to make sure that you use compatible blanks that are the best shirts for Infusible Ink.
We will look at Cricut Infusible Ink shirts as well as other Infusible Ink compatible shirts that you can use with Infusible Ink.
Cricut Infusible Ink Shirts
Cricut makes Infusible Ink t-shirt blanks for the whole family! You can purchase a variety of Cricut Infusible Ink shirts for women, men, and children.
Not only do you get the Cricut Infusible Ink t-shirts in white, but you can also get them in a light grey.
TIP: Cricut infusible ink is to be used on light-colored fabrics as the design does not show up on dark fabrics!
The different types of Cricut polyester shirts available to buy are detailed below:
- Men's Crew Neck T-Shirt blank in white
- Women's V-Neck T-Shirt blank in white
- Women's Fitted V-Neck T-Shirt blank in heathered gray
- Unisex Crew Neck T-Shirt blank in heathered gray
- Unisex Raglan Adult T-Shirt blank in dark and heathered gray
- Toddler Crew Neck T-Shirt in white
- Youth Crew Neck T-Shirt in white
- Unisex Youth Raglan T-Shirt blank in black and white
You can also get baby bodysuit blanks! You can get Raglan design in white and black or Cricut baby bodysuit blanks in plain white.
If you want to make your own Cricut Infusible Ink t-shirts then have a look at these two great beginner step-by-step tutorials! You can learn how to create your first Infusible Ink shirt and once you have that completed you can create a multi-color infusible ink shirt and learn how to layer Infusible Ink!
Infusible Ink Compatible Shirts
Using Cricut Infusible Ink t-shirt blanks can sometimes be a little limiting as you may not be able to get the style or even the size you may want.
The great news is that you can also use Infusible Ink compatible shirts with Cricut Infusible Ink because it is pretty similar to sublimation!
This means that when you use Cricut Infusible Ink you can venture away from Cricut Infusible Ink shirts to a whole variety of other compatible shirt blanks that crafters use when using sublimation ink.
Let's have a look at what these Infusible Ink compatible shirts are that you can use before you get started on your Infusible Ink t-shirt project.
- Gildan Ladies Core Performance T-shirt (100% polyester shirt)
- Fruit of the Loom (80% polyester shirt)
- Hanes Coll Dri (100% polyester shirt)
- Sublivie Crew Neck Short Sleeve Sublimation T-Shirt (100% polyester shirt)
- No Boundaries (92% polyester, 8% spandex)
Remember that Infusible Ink works best on polyester fabrics and it is best to not use cotton fabrics!
Also, make sure that you use light or white polyester shirts for Infusible Ink to achieve the best results.
Now that we have covered what are the best shirts for Cricut Infusible Ink, I really hope that you find a love for this awesome material that you can use with your Cricut machine.
Here is a list of Cricut Infusible Ink shirt ideas that can give you some inspiration for some great-looking Infusible Ink shirts.
I am sure that once you get to grips with using Cricut Infusible Ink transfer sheets you will love it as much as we do!
Want to create more than just shirts? Check out the list of other Infusible Ink compatible blanks that you can use Cricut Infusible Ink with!