Make some Star Wars inspired t-shirts with free SVG cut files. They are great for easy t-shirt Halloween costumes or just everyday tees.
My family is going to a Disney park soon, and we decided to we wanted to wear Star Wars inspired T-shirts as a family. We all chose a character, and then I got designing to make it work.
I actually designed and made these over ago, and I’ve simplified them even more to make them easier to cut out and easier to put on a t-shirt. Some of them have several colors and layers, and they can get complicated quickly.
We planned these for the parks, but I know my kids are going to wear these t-shirts just for fun every time they are clean. They love them!
Do you like free SVGs and sewing? Try some of these:
- Free SVG Files for Cutting Machines
- Free Christmas SVGs
- DIY Mandalorian costume
- Cricut Maker sewing projects
What is an SVG file?
An SVG file is a scalable vector graphics or an image format that can be scaled large or small without losing any details. It’s a great way for sharing images that can be used in cutting machines since the image will stay perfect even if the size is changed.
Can these designs be used on Cricut, Silhouette, and Brother?
SVG files are great and can be used with any cutting machine as long as the machine’s program can have files added to it.
What is Iron-On Vinyl or HTV?
Iron-on vinyl or heat transfer vinyl is vinyl that has glue or adhesive on the back that is activated when heated. When the iron-on vinyl is heated the glue causes the iron-on vinyl to be fused to the t-shirt. The iron-on vinyl sits on top of the fabric.
The color of the iron-on vinyl is the color it will be after being heated. The color does not change.
What is Infusible Ink?
Infusible ink is ink that is transferred by heat. It’s essentially sublimation, but it’s now accessible to hobby crafters. When infusible ink is transferred the ink is infused into the item.
Infusible ink can be purchased as an infusible ink transfer sheet and as infusible ink pens. The colors of the infusible ink transfer sheet look pale before being heated, but they are very bright once heated and transferred.
Star Wars Inspired T-Shirts with Free SVGs
I purposefully designed the the father and son to be Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, and the two girls to be droids. I put a lot more effort into their t-shirts than I did into mine.
R2-D2 Inspired SVG
For the R2-D2 inspired t-shirt I did some shapes, rectangles, and circles, in a way that makes you think of the droid. I did blue, black, and red iron-on vinyl for the different parts.
I made the design large to cover almost the entire front of the t-shirt. It’s the perfect size and look for my youngest daughter.
BB-8 Inspired SVG
For the BB-8 inspired t-shirt I did some shapes, lines, and circles, in a way that makes you think of the droid. I did gray and orange iron-on vinyl for the different parts.
The design has the circles placed fairly close together, but I cut them apart and placed them where I wanted on the t-shirt. It was a fun way to use a lot of negative space.
X-Wing Pilot Inspired SVG
For my son I wanted to do Luke Skywalker, but in a way that was identifiable and very simple. We decided on the X-Wing pilot look. I did black, gray, blue, and white iron-on vinyl for the different parts. The orange t-shirt really makes the look recognizable.
I designed the shaped for the white padded vest underneath to be cut from iron-on vinyl, but I decided to cut it from fabric. Then I zigzag stitched it onto the t-shirt before applying the iron-on vinyl.
I made the design as big as I could while still fitting it on a 11.5 inch by 11.5 inch sheet of iron-on vinyl. I think the size turned out perfect for the look I was going for. It’s pretty proportional to the size in the movie.
Darth Vader Inspired SVG
For the Darth Vader inspired t-shirt I did buttons and shapes to look like Darth Vader’s chest. I used black, red, green, and gray iron-on vinyl for all the details. Instead of using a black t-shirt, I went with a charcoal so that I could still use black iron-on vinyl.
I made the design as large as possible, but I decided to stay in a 11.5 inch by 11.5 inch square to make all the cutting easier. It’s not nearly as big as it could be, but I still think it looks good.
Chewie Inspired SVG
For the Chewie inspired t-shirt I did rectangles and squares over a crossbody strap to look like Chewie’s bandolier. I did brown and gray iron-on vinyl for the different parts on top of a brown t-shirt. It might not be recognized on it’s own, but next to all the other t-shirts you can tell what it is.
I made the design large to cover a large diagonal of the t-shirt. It’s a nice, simple design for me.
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If you make something using this free SVG file, I’d love to see! Please share it on social media with the hashtag #heatherhandmade and tag me!
I believe small sewing moments can create great joy. Find your own “right” way to sew. -Heather