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Make Your Own Retro Christmas Shirts

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Are you looking for the perfect Retro Christmas Shirt? Well, you can make your own with SVG and Sublimation Christmas files from Creative Fabrica! PLUS, get FREE Access to over 6 million fonts and designs for one month and a HUGE discount on the All Access subscription after your free trial!

DIY Retro Christmas Shirts with free design examples

This post is sponsored by Creative Fabrica. However, all opinions are my own.

DIY Retro Christmas Shirts

Cute Retro Vintage Christmas Shirts are SO popular this year, and I couldn’t resist making some of my own!

retro christmas shirt made with free design

It was so easy to make my own retro Christmas shirt because I used ready-to-make designs from Creative Fabrica! There are tons of retro and vintage Christmas designs to choose from. PLUS, because I have an All Access subscription to Creative Fabrica, all of these designs were INCLUDED for FREE!

Here’s the best part of this craft project: you can download these designs for FREE! That’s right, Creative Fabrica is offering all of my readers an All Access Subscription for FREE for one month or 10 downloads, whichever comes first!

Retro Christmas Designs from Creative Fabrica

The Creative Fabrica All Access subscription is normally $29/month, but after your one month free trial, you can renew for only $9/month. That’s almost a 70% discount!

What do you get with a Creative Fabrica All Access Subscription?

  • Access to over 6 million fonts and designs
  • INCLUDED with every purchase a Commercial License – that means you can sell any crafts you make with Creative Fabrica designs
  • Designs are added ALL of the time
  • Request Personal Designs
  • Access to 100s of classes and tutorials from crafters and designers
  • Discounts on Craft Supplies from Creative Fabrica partners
  • Font Manager, Word Count Art Generator, and MORE!

Now, let’s check out the Retro Christmas Shirts I made using Creative Fabrica designs! They work great on polyester shirts, cotton/polyester blend shirts treated for sublimation, or even Colored Tie Dye shirts if you use sublimation vinyl!

Get these other Free Christmas SVG files in my Download Library (get the password here!):

Retro Christmas SVG and Sublimation Designs

This was our immediate favorite design, and my oldest daughter already grabbed this shirt for herself!

diy holly jolly vibes retro christmas shirt

Get the Design: Holly Jolly Vibes

You can craft this retro “Holly Jolly Vibes” shirt for yourself in just a few minutes. In addition to SVG files, Creative Fabrica has a huge selection of sublimation ready designs for Christmas!

Just print out your retro design with a sublimation printer (make sure you mirror the design!)

printing retro christmas design on sublimation printer

Then press onto your polyester shirt! (I showed the image placed up for the picture. I flipped it over to press onto the shirt.)

sublimation retro christmas shirt showing set up with cricut easy press

Done! You have a retro holiday shirt that everyone will love!

I love to make sublimation shirts with Creative Fabrica designs because the results are SO good. The sublimation ink embeds right into the fabric.

close up of retro christmas shirt made with sublimation

You can find out more about how I converted my Epson EcoTank printer to a sublimation printer in this post: How to Convert an EcoTank Printer for Sublimation

Here’s a couple more Retro Vintage Christmas Shirt ideas from Creative Fabrica:

oh what fun diy retro christmas shirt with free design

Get the Design: Oh What Fun

retro merry christmas shirt

Get the Design: Retro Merry Christmas

Just because all of these Retro Christmas designs make awesome Christmas shirts, you can definitely use them to make mugs, signs, and more! Sublimation tumblers are one of my favorite crafts to make, and so many of these designs would work well with tumblers! All of these designs would make perfect Christmas gifts!

retro merry christmas mug with free design

Get the Design: Layered Retro Merry Christmas

retro christmas sign with free design

Get the Design: Hot Cocoa Vibes


Don’t forget, you can get all of these Retro Christmas designs at Creative Fabrica for FREE with a FREE Month of the All Access Subscription!

Make sure you pin these Retro Christmas Shirts to your favorite Christmas board on Pinterest!

DIY Retro Christmas Shirts with free design examples

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Hi, y’all! I’m Charynn, the owner and designer of Pineapple Paper Co. I’m a mom of four kids (two girls and two boys) living in Pittsburgh. I love hand lettering, anything southern, cocktails, and of course, pineapples! I am excited to share my SVG files, printables, and craft projects with you! The pineapple is a symbol of hospitality, and I welcome y’all to my little corner of the internet. Read more…

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