There is a simple way to use your Lazy May embroidery transfers on dark fabrics and all you need to add is some iron-on embroidery stabiliser, just follow the steps below to see how it’s done.
Materials: You will need, your dark fabric (mine is a t-shirt), plastic or wooden embroidery hoop, embroidery transfers, iron on embroidery stabliser (this is available online or from craft shops and is inexpensive), scissors and thread.
1. First cut a piece of embroidery stabliser that is larger than the transfer you are planning to use and place it shiny side down on your fabric. I am embroidering along the neckline of my t-shirt so have cut my stabiliser to match the shape. Now press with a hot iron to attach the stabliser.
2. Cut out your chosen transfer and place it ink-side down on top of the embroidery stabiliser. Press with a hot iron to transfer the pattern.
3. Once transferred your pattern will appear clearly on the stabiliser, as show above.
4. Now place the fabric and attached stabiliser in to a hoop making sure it is flat and taught.
5. You can now stitch straight through the stabiliser and the fabric together, treating it like any other embroidery.