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Cricut made Numbers Day shirt

Cricut made Numbers Day shirt

For the past few years my children have taken part in the NSPCC’s Number Day at school. The NSPCC Number Day is a maths-inspired fundraising event where schools across the UK raise money for the NSPCC whilst taking part in fun maths activities and wearing clothes with a number on.

My children were asked to dress up as numbers but there was no way they were going to do that. So I came up with a fun little tshirt on my Cricut inspired by those silly words we used to type out on our calculators when I was at school! My 11 year old enjoyed wearing his Cricut made Numbers Day shirt so I thought I would share it in case any one is looking for a fun shirt to make with numbers on it for a school event.

Cricut made Numbers Day shirt

To make our Numbers Day shirt you will need the following:

Cricut StrongGrip mat

Cricut SportFlex Iron-On

Cricut Maker

calculator svg (I purchase mine from Etsy)

Plain tshirt

Cricut EasyPress

I purchased the svg I needed from Etsy. It featured the word hEll0 upside down by using the numbers 07734 and looked like a vintage calculator screen.

Open Cricut Design Space and create a new project. Import your svg and re-size (I measured the plain tshirt I wanted to use to make sure the image would fit).

Cricut made Numbers Day shirt

I chose Cricut SportFlex Iron-On in black and set up my Cricut machine with the StrongGrip mat.

I then set the Cricut machine to cut the text from vinyl.

cutting Cricut SportFlex Iron-On

Then I was able to weed the excess vinyl away, ready to press it in place.

Numbers Day tshirt for kids

I set the EasyPress on top of the vinyl according to the instructions (150°C for 30 seconds – flip and press for 15 seconds). Then slowly removed the liner when it was cool to touch.

It was an easy Cricut project but made for a really fun tshirt to wear for Numbers Day. My son loved wearing it and it made for a fun puzzle to challenge his school friends.

easy Numbers Day shirt



  • Reply
    Rhian westbury
    May 10, 2021 at 10:50 am

    This is so cool, I think I’d want a cricut just for making my own tshirts as it looks so simple to do x

  • Reply
    Erica Hughes
    May 12, 2021 at 11:08 am

    That’s a fun idea. I like that you can get such a professional look, but benefit from that customisation.

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