Print on Fabric

Materials NeededGather materials needed: fabric, freezer/butcher paper  (You will also need access to an iron heated to at least "wool" setting, ironing board or firm padded surface,scissors or rotary cutter, ink jet printer) 

Choose a light colored, light to medium weight, smooth fabric and cut to slightly larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches.

Cut freezer/butcher paper to slightly larger than  8 1/2 x 11 inches.

Press Fabric to warm it

Place cut piece of fabric on ironing board and press slightly to warm the fabric.

Place freezer/butcher paper, shiny side down, on top of fabric.

Press freezer/butcher paper onto fabric, moving iron slowly over paper, being sure to go along the edges and make sure the paper bonds well with the fabric.

Press freezer/butcher paper to fabric

Fabric Adhered

When the fabric is bonded to the freezer/butcher paper, use a straight edge (or scissors) to cut to exactly 8 1/2 x 11 inches… as this is the size the printer uses.


Fabric Ready

Your fabric is now ready for the printer.


2 thoughts on “Print on Fabric

  1. Hello,

    What kind of printer do you need to use for this method, And..what do you print on this paper?
    Thank you for this information.
    Anne Katomski

  2. hi, i want to print designs on some papers (i don’t know the material) to be printed of jacquard fabrics using large heater machines..Plz reply

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