In my quest to emblazon all fabric in my vicinity with my mind visions, I’ve compiled a small list of ways to transfer images — digital or otherwise — to clothing or even just sheets of fabric. I have yet to try out any of them, so no guarantees! But here’s a primer to get started with.
(1) Stencils! Make a fabric stencil out of any picture, image editing software, household goods and then employ screenprinting ink for a durable image, though it does seem to take a lot of time and very exact hands —
Another T-Shirt Stencil – More DIY How To Projects
(2) Use Citrasolv to transfer copied images from the copy paper to fabric — potentially pleasant/dangerous fumes involved. Again, Instructables has the tutorial.
Fabric Printing with Citra-Solv – More DIY How To Projects
(3) Homemade silkscreens, using old stockings, fabric glue and embroidery hoops. I like this, non-toxic and all cheap materials! There are three tutorials in this project, all here.
I’ll post later as I follow the methods, I want to put Dorky Dinosaurs & Grandmas on everything I can…