Image Transfer

There are many methods available for transferring images onto fabric for today's quilter and sewist. From printing directly onto fabric using your inkjet or laser printer, using transfer papers, gel mediums, xylene pens or Citra Solv, Image Transfer has never been easier. Transferred images can be enhanced with paint, colored pencils or other artists mediums.

Benefits of Image Transfer

Image Transfer is a way to add details, images, design elements and messages to your art. Transferring images onto fabric for quilts or accessories is fun.

Tools and Supplies for Image Transfer

You'll need the following to begin doing Image Transfer:

  • Images to transfer
  • Printer
  • Gel Medium
  • Transfer Paper
  • Citrisolv
  • Iron
  • Tools specific to your transfer method
What I Wish I Knew When I Started doing Image Transfer

Before you start your IMAGE TRANSFER, lways prewash the fabric you intend to transfer onto. Choose your transfer method based on how your final product will be used. This is the perfect project for thinking outside the box when it comes to choosing images for your finished quilt.

Image Transfer Resources