How do I transfer a printed cross stitch pattern to fabric?

Is the easiest way of transferring design onto the fabric?

Carbon transfer paper, also known as Dressmaker’s carbon paper, is another way you can transfer your design to fabric. The advantage of using this method is that it is reuseable and comes in different colours, even white, so it works well on darker fabrics. Using it is easy.

What is the first step to do before laying the patterns over the fabric?

Pressing. Press your tissue pattern pieces before you lay them on your fabric. Your pattern pieces will have creases in them from being folded in an envelope. If you put your iron on a low setting, you can safely press the creases out without damaging your pattern pieces.

What are the 3 basic methods of transferring embroidery design?


  • Tracing method.
  • Transfer method.
  • Stabillizer method.

How do I transfer a pattern from computer to fabric?

3 Ways to Transfer Photos to Fabric

  1. Pick your paper. Make sure to buy the kind of paper that’s right for your printer (ink-jet vs laser jet). …
  2. Print and trim. If the image has text, you’ll need to reverse the photo using a computer program before printing — otherwise your print will be backwards. …
  3. Iron it on. …
  4. Peel away.
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