FREE SHIPPING US DOMESTIC ON ORDERS OVER $50

How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors

How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Glossy Rainbow Pattern Step by Step Tutorial

March 12, 2018

How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
We're taking iron on letters to a whole new level by creating this glossy custom rainbow patterned. Flocked iron on patches have often been used to create dyed iron on letters. We'll show you how to use these 100% embroidered ready to dye iron on letters to create unique custom colors and patterns for your project. I love the high gloss look and the raised letters make graphics pop! 
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
Here's what you need: 
1. Fabric paint
2. White iron no patch alphabet letters
3. Paint brush
4. Contact Paper
5. Toothpicks
6. Paint palette to use for paint color mixing
7. Ruler
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
Use the contact paper as the base for your iron on letter painting palette. 
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
With the contact paper's sticky side up use the ruler to start placing your iron on letters in a straight row. 
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
Create your own shades of colors. Toothpicks are great for mixing custom colors.
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
I used a marker (black lines to the left of the letter C) to help me evenly space out the colors on the iron on letters.  
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
Once the paints dries, remove the iron on letters from the contact paper. Then use a cloth to color the letter sand iron on directly to your pouch or tote. 
How to Dye Iron on Letters Custom Colors DIY
You might also like our Plant Mom Things DIY Tote
Plant mom things tote bag


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blank Canvas Design Blog

DIY Retro Classic California Pouch
DIY Retro Classic California Pouch

October 02, 2018

When you can't find a gift for your friend who has it all, you can make it! Keep things modern and clean by focusing on the font. Add a bit of sparkle and a fun little twist to create that "wow factor!" 

Read More

Limited Edition Upholstery Textile Upcycled: Malia Totepack
Limited Edition Upholstery Textile Upcycled: Malia Totepack

August 12, 2018

While doing one of our production runs, we found this beautiful flora upholstery fabric. Just a small amount left behind and abandoned - and we thought this design would make the perfect textile for a Hawaiian tote pack. 

Read More

Bon Voyage Eco-Friendly Gift Bag: A Daring Pairing
Bon Voyage Eco-Friendly Gift Bag: A Daring Pairing

July 23, 2018

Eco-friendly honeymoon gift bag for your favorite couple. Fill your reusable bag with locally made goodies.

Read More