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How I created BC SVG

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I was asked by a friend to create a shirt with this design that she had seen online. And of course, I said yes! So, here’s how I made this BC SVG. 

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I created this design:

Using this reference picture:

I wanted the design to be Cricut iron-on compatible and Iactually really like the simpler design! But making it was trickier than it looks. 

I started out by placing the reference picture into procreate and drawing the words and the BC letters outline. I exported my drawing as a transparent png image and converted it to an svg image in convertio. I took this svg and imported it to cricut design space. 

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After I found two images that I liked to match the fires for the B and the floods for the C, I had to figure how to do something called overlay or knockout to place the design only inside the letter. 

Cricut image ID’s:

Fire: #M2733F722

Wave: #MAA29B53

To do this step, I used Cricut design space on my laptop. I selected both the flame and the B and clicked slice. I selected contour and clicked to remove the un-needed objects. I selected the pieces of the B outline and welded them together. I repeated the same steps for the flame and the C (as well as the inside B pieces)

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Leave a comment below and let me know if you try the knockout/overlay strategy and how it goes! And don't forget to subscribe to stay up to date with all of Lizzsews new articles. See you next time!


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