Can you tell I had a blast crafting for our cruise? This post wraps up my Disney Cruise crafting series with a look at my DIY Disney Cruise shirts…at least for this cruise….another one is in the planning stages 😉
Of course if one is going to go on a Disney cruise they should have personalized shirts to wear! Rather than dropping a load of cash on embroidered shirts or asking my mother in law to embroider/applique shirts for us, especially shirts that might only be worn a couple of times, I decided to tackle the project myself with once again my handy dandy Silhouette Cameo and heat transfer vinyl.
I searched online for inspiration and decided to do an embarkation day shirt and a pirate theme shirt for pirate night.
Cruisin’ With Mickey Shirts
I took the DCL logo and traced it as the main image for our embarkation day shirts and then added the wording (font in Walter).
I made sure my images were sized appropriately for adult and kid shirts (and of course that I had mirrored my design before cutting).
After weeding the vinyl, I was ready for the heat press. I just love that thing…..in 20 seconds, the perfect shirt was made!!
Pirate Night Shirts
I found these pirate images on a Silhouette Facebook file share group and the boy’s shirts were all set. For Parker and I, I wanted to make it a little more girly so I went with the Minnie ears/bow on top and our monograms and then used the bottom of the Pirate file for the bottom of the shirts to incorporate Pirates. The “Yo Ho Ho” wording on the shirts is Pieces of Eight font from the Silhouette Store.
Again, 20 seconds in the heat press and voila! pirate shirts.
Though, I have to admit that wedding these things were a booger….I think since then I have found the perfect blade settings to make it a bit easier (blade 2, speed 7, double cut, thickness 6).
I loved the coordinated look we had as a family and these shirts and our pirate accessories (ear rings, tattoos (from Hobby Lobby), and pants for Chase that I bought cheap and cut) were a lot easier and cheaper to pack then pirate costumes for all of us. Though, there were some awesome pirate costumes that night on the ship…I wish I had taken pictures of some of them! One guy could have passed for Captain Jack Sparrow!