As a general rule you do not mirror adhesive vinyl.
Do you mirror graphics for vinyl.
It certainly wouldn t work on a t shirt nor on something like a reverse canvas project.
Note that if your design contains lettering or numbers this option should not be used as your lettering will appear backwards so you would need a mirror to read it.
But you may want to choose the reverse option for 2 reasons.
We all forget to mirror our heat transfer vinyl designs from time to time and unfortunately there isn t much you can do with an unmirrored transfer.
This seems like a really simple thing to do so i don t know if there s something i m missing or they just didn t implement it into the game.
This is because of the way cad heat transfer film is manufactured.
If you re using sticky vinyl adhesive you do not mirror your image.
Mirror i got mine from b m in the uk but try etsy for similar ones step one.
However if your adhesive vinyl is going on the inside of a window or similar you mirror the design before cutting.
Before you send a design job from your vector software to a vinyl cutter the file must be reversed so that it s a mirror image of the original design.
When to mirror heat transfer vinyl.
You use transfer tape to lift the image and apply it to a clean and solid surface.
Creating and applying letters on a t shirt or jersey is almost the same process as making vinyl graphics.
You will need to place the material face down on your mat then cut the back of the material with your design.
The first thing you need to do is to get rid of the excess vinyl around the outside of the design if you haven t already.
Don t forget the middles of the letters too whilst also not taking any i dots or full stops with you at the same time.