Transfer Painting by Mary Gamester has a vividly illustrated guide for using transfer paints that will provide you with a wealth of inspiration.
You’ll be learning from photos in the book and is easy for children and adults to understand even if English isn’t their main language.
Mary includes everything from basic equipment that you’ll need to techniques for design and texture. These include how to use stencils, stamps, lace, doilies, bubble wrap, leaves and woven designs.
Transfer printing is ideal for using on fabrics such as polyester, poly-cotton blends, Lutradur, Evolon and Vilene. You can paint onto paper and then iron the design onto your chosen fabric, Mary shows you a few different ideas for doing this. Children will need supervision for the ironing stage.