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Learn everything you need to know about the Cricut Hat Press! This amazing hat heat press can be used to apply HTV, Infusible Ink and sublimation products to baseball hats, caps, sunhats and more! We cover everything you need to know about this amazing machine, plus walk you through step by step how to use it to make DIY hats using Iron-on HTV, Infusbile Ink and Sublimation.
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Using The Cricut Hat Press With Infusible Ink

Author: Crystal


  • Measuring tape
  • Cricut Infusible Ink Hat or Sublimation Hat
  • Cricut cutting machine
  • Cricut Infusible Ink Transfer Sheet
  • Cricut Standard Grip Mat
  • Weeding Tools
  • Cricut Hat Press and Hat Pressing Form
  • Lint Roller
  • Butcher Paper
  • Cricut Strong Grip Heat Resistant Tape


  • Open Cricut Designs Space and select your design. Measure your hat and size your design accordingly. Remember Cricut recommends a maxium size of 2.25 inches wide and 4.25 inches tall. Click "Make It" and don't forget to click the mirror slider to mirror your design.
  • Place your Infusible Ink on the mat with the plastic side facing down. Cut out your design using your Cricut cutting machine.
  • Weed your design, removing the Infusible Ink from around your design, leaving just your design behind on the clear plastic liner.
  • Turn on your Cricut Hat Press and open the Cricut Hat Press app on your smart phone or tablet. Select Infusible Ink and the the type of hat you are using. Send the settings to your heat press.
  • Use a lint roller to remove any lint or debris from your hat.
  • Once your heat press has finished preheating follow the directions in the Heat Press App. Lay a piece of butcher paper over your hat, and then pre-heat your hat for 5 seconds.
  • Attach your design to your hat using heat resistant tape. Lay butcher paper on top and secure with heat resistant tape. Press for another 90 seconds applying light pressure and side to side movement.
  • Return the Hat Press to the cradle. Allow your hat to cool until it is just warm to the touch. Remove butcher paper and then design.
  • Always unplug your heat press and allow it to cool down completely before storing.