I’ve recently jumped on the Zazzle bandwagon, and it’s been a blast! While I’ve been a die-hard fan of Redbubble in the past, I’m really enjoying the freedom that Zazzle provides, with it’s more fully featured editor. You can freely layer multiple image assets, add text, shapes, make elements into templates, etc.
As far as text editing, there are ways to decorate text without having to upload your own image elements. These are called ‘swashes’, and are often packaged as their own font file. Each letter of your keyboard will produce a different swash instead of a letter. Swashes can include squiggly lines, arrows, doodles, and even smaller self-contained text elements.
I couldn’t find a guide for what these symbols are, so here I am today to help you all out by providing a masterpost of what each swash is, and what key to use to access it.
Sugar Plums Swashes
This swash font file is found in the Zazzle editor between ‘Sugar Plums’ and ‘Sugar Plums Italic’.
This list takes a while to assemble, and is currently a work in progress. Check back later for more letters 🙂
|s||curly line leaves|
|u||word with, curly line leaves|
|v||word to, leaves|
|w||word the, curly line|
|x||curly line, leaves|
|A||word and, leaves|
|H||word and, leaves|
|L||word to, curly line|
|N||word the, leaves|
|R||word and, leaves|
|S||curly line, leaves|
|U||word with, curly line|
|V||word from, leaves|
|W||word the, leaves, straight line|
|X||word for, curly line, leaves|
|Y||curved line, branch leaves|
|Z||curved line, branch|
|0||straight line, leaves|
|2||circle, leaves, frame|
|3||curly line, frame|
|4||curly line, leaves|
|5||curved line, circle, oval, leaves|
|6||circle, oval, leaves|
|7||curved line, circle, oval|
|8||curved line, circle, oval, leaves|
|9||straight line, leaves, flower|
I hope these reference images will help you make some excellent Zazzle products. If you need some gifts this festive season, check out my Zazzle store. And if there’s more Zazzle content you’d like to see on this blog, leave a comment below!
Peace, love and sunshine,