Gillsew Embroidery Supplies

Image Transfer

Crafty Computer Fabrics

Crafty Computer fabric Sheets 2 cotton sheets @£6.00

White cotton fabric can be printed with an ink-jet printer.

Easy to use, print, remove backing and iron for a few minutes to ensure ink is totally dry before use.

The fabric can be gently washed by hand or with a cool wash in the machine if required.

Full instructions in the pack.

Heat Transfer paper

Heat Transfer Paper 2 sheets A4 @£5.00

This paper can be used to transfer a design onto fabric, using an inkjet printer. Remember to mirror image your design if required, then print the photograph or art work onto the transfer paper ready for putting onto fabric, t-shirt, etc.

When you want to put the design onto fabric:-Pre heat the fabric by ironing for two seconds.

Position the Transfer paper, face down on the fabric.

Press firmly with a hot iron for about 15 seconds.

Peel off the paper while warm. (If it has cooled, reheat.)

The image can then be covered with silicon paper and pressed for 10 seconds, this will give a better finish.

Then the image may be stitched into as preferred.

Inkjet shrink plastic

Inkjet shrink plastic Pack contains 2 sheets @£6.00

Simply select a suitable image on your computer and print it onto the shrink plastic, with an inkjet printer. Then cut to shape and shrink using a heat gun on a metal container. The item will shrivel and twist about, carry on heating, the shape flattens after a while. If you want a hole you must use a hole punch before shrinking. Note: the colours darken on shrinking.

Coasters by Janet Austin

Coasters by Janet Austin, using the Cotton Computer fabric sheets.

Full instructions in the pack.

Blueshift fabric

Blueprint fabric Fat 1/4m @£8.00 1 sq. metre @£26.00

Using sunlight, a photograph can be printed on this specially treated fabric. Full instructions provided. A stencil or an acetate with a photograph negative plus a reasonably warm day, is all you need.