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How to Make a Very Special Mother’s Day Gift with Heat Transfer Material

Remember those kiosks at the mall where you could transfer a photo onto a shirt This year for Mother’s Day you can create those beautiful memories again, without having to leave your home.  


Roland DG’s VersaSTUDIO BN2-20 desktop printer/cutter allows you to quickly and easily transfer your design (or someone else’s that you’ve obtained permission to use) onto a wide variety of garments and fabrics, including T-shirts, hats, totes, towels, and even sweaters.


Do you want your mom to have the very best conversation starter? Give her a sweater with your picture on it, so she can talk about you – her favorite subject!


Here’s how to make your mother’s dream come true this Mother’s Day:


Step One


Roland DG VersaSTUDIO BN2-20 desktop printer/cutter printing the design.


Use your Roland DG BN2-20 printer/cutter to print your design onto heat transfer material, such as Roland DGA's HeatSoft™ PLUS ESM-HTM3, available at the Roland DGA Store.


Step Two

Hands using scissors to cut excess material away from the design.

Trim away any excess heat transfer material.


Step Three

Sweater with design on heat press.

Place the design on your garment and use a heat press for the recommended time, at the recommended temperature.


Step Four

Hand peeling the film off the transferred design.

Remove backing to reveal a vibrant, durable image.


Step Five


Hands holding Vivian's sweater up here.


Experience your mother’s joy and surprise as she opens your gift!


Congratulations! You’ve created a one-of-a-kind gift your mother will treasure.


Have questions? Contact a Roland DG expert, here.








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