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Using Silhouette Studio or Photoshop to add a photo to a transparent design

If you are using a purchased design to add photo too, you should be using a high quality (300DPI) PNG transparent file.

In this video you will learn how to place a photo in both Silhouette Studio and Photoshop. This will allow you to make custom designs. In this example we are showing how to use a PNG sock design to add a photo.

The Design is a Sketch Owl Designs Original and can be found here for purchase.

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Learn to Sublimate Hardboard Blanks that are larger than your press!

Do you only have a 15 x 15 press, but your Sublimation blank is larger than that?

Second attempt final project, perfect for a gift!

When you bought your first press, maybe you thought you only needed a 15 x 15 size press. Maybe you only thought you would be pressing and making shirts. Well, that’s what I thought! Do I regret not having a larger press, definitely! I have learned to work around this though by completing multiple presses for larger items!

You can still achieve beautiful results with your smaller press. It just takes a little more time, patience and practice! This video shows how I do multiple presses on a Sublimation Blank door blank that is 11.5 x 17 inches long.


  • Always have an extra blank on hand
  • Check your ink levels prior to printing
  • Have your Blowout paper ready
  • Lots of Heat resistant Tape
  • Have a pencil at the ready
  • Have a good attitude and take your time
  • Patience will be your best friend
  • If it doesn’t work the first time, try again

You see, the first time I printed I didn’t check my ink levels! I was so bummed, cause everything else came out perfect. Not a double press line in sight. But, because I had purchased two blanks, I knew I still had another chance. The final result was a perfect gift for my sons confirmation.

Looking to make this, but don’t know where to find the blanks and designs?

This Specific blank is from ApareciumDesignCo

The Design can be found in my shop on Etsy. This also can be purchased in other colors.