22 AUG - 2023
Throw that iron away.
In the dynamic world of fashion and self-expression, staying ahead of the curve is a must. But what if there was a way to transform your funky designs into reality effortlessly? Enter the Cricut EasyPress 3, the revolutionary heat press that seamlessly combines the speed of a heat press with the ease of an iron, all while boasting the ingenuity of the Cricut Heat app. If you're looking to add a dash of flair to your wardrobe or are keen to create some personalised good for your brand or your bestie, this read is your sneak peek into the universe that the EasyPress 3 unlocks.
Getting into it…
Bid farewell to lacklustre attire and say hello to a vibrant world of customised fashion. Sophie and I had plenty of ideas for our first day with the machine. We were thinking cute symbols across some jeans, we picked up Bonnie’s dog jacket and thought we simply must brand her up, but what we were really excited about was bringing Chatty Chum’s first line of merch to life. The Cricut EasyPress 3 is your key to obtaining pro-level heat-transfer results that stand the test of time. Yup, your prints will last over 50 washes. Are any readers here keen on some CC merchandise? (we’re clearly obsessed). These adorable crops not only resonate with our clean and chic gal style but are also a testament to our creative prowess *hairflip emoji*. We’re of course making one for each gal in the CC team.
EasyPress 3's Standout Features
The heart of the EasyPress 3 lies in its 9x9-inch ceramic-coated heat plate, ensuring precise and uniform heat distribution across every fabric. Whether it's your favourite T-shirt, a trendy tote bag, or a pillowcase, the EasyPress 3 delivers flawlessly.
Take control of your designs with adjustable time and temperature settings. Crank it up to 205°C (400°F) for intricate creations, or turn it down for delicate fabrics. We hung out in the 150°C temperature for most of our designs, which worked amazingly. With the Cricut Heat app, setting the perfect temperature has never been easier. You can select from a tonne of different fabrics and note on the app what youre trying to achieve. The clever world of technology will look after the rest. A simple press and release once you hear the beep, and voilà, your masterpiece is underway.
From App to Fabric
When you unwrap your EasyPress 3, its top-notch quality catches your eye, mirroring the consistent excellence synonymous with Cricut. Its minimalistic design showcases only a handful of physical buttons. However, once paired with your smart device, the real magic begins. Powered on and displaying "App," your EasyPress 3 eagerly awaits connection to your smartphone. The Cricut Heat app takes centre stage, linking seamlessly to your Cricut account. This connection grants access to presets, ensuring the heat press effortlessly reaches the desired temperature for your creations.
From Idea to Wear
Once your designs have been crafted using the Cricut Maker, the EasyPress 3 takes over. It's time to transfer your meticulously crafted design from iron-on vinyl or infusible ink to your chosen fabric. But before this magic happens, a nod must be given to the user-friendly Cricut Design Space. Its ready-made templates can be tailored to your vision, or you can craft entirely unique designs using various fonts and even scalable vector graphics (SVG) images. In our case, all we needed to do was load up our logos and any cute shapes we also wanted to print. Once those were in, we sized them up against the grid, and off we went.
Once your design has been cut, the Cricut Heat app acts as your guide, walking you through the process, directing you to place the Cricut transfer correctly and indicating the optimal pressing time. Peeling back the protective layer unveils your masterpiece in all its glory. For the busy bees, rest assured that you can use the EasyPress 3 without the app for quick projects.
In the end, the Cricut EasyPress 3 is more than just a heat press—it's your ticket to an exciting realm of self-expression—so important these days, Chums. Gone are the days of uncertainty and peeling transfers with your household iron. With EasyPress 3, your creativity knows no bounds. From chic tees to eye-catching tote bags, your imagination takes centre stage, transforming ordinary fabrics into fresh canvases. Stay tuned for more adorable makes made by yours truly xx