Years ago, I picked up a vintage kitchen towel at an antique store. It was in great shape and had a little dog hand embroidered on it. It was adorable and I loved it but, because I kept it in my kitchen, there came a time where it got too stained and I wasn't able to get these removed. It definitely made me sad, but I recently bought a hot iron transfer with vintage looking dogs on it at a yard sale. Here was the answer to my problems. At this point, I had never used these types of transfers before but I was eager to decorate my kitchen once again with its adorableness. I tried it and it worked wonderfully and hand embroidery was so fun and relaxing so I'm excited to make more! Are you now intrigued and want to give it a whirl? Watch our new tutorial! We show you how to use hot iron transfers to create a design on aprons, towels, tote bags and even garments so that you can add a handmade touch of embellishment. We also go over some common stitches used so you can start a new project today!
Enter our Aunt Martha's Hot Iron Transfer Giveaway! We have three of the Dog Days Cowboy Transfers to giveaway! Simply leave a comment below telling us what type of project you would like to use these embroidery designs on. We'll choose 3 winners end of day on September 30th. For official rules click here.
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How adorable. I think this would be really cute on a child’s garment or little overnight bag.
My mother loved to transfer things onto pillow cases and other things and hand embroidery or use acrylics paints which were both very beautiful. I am so thankful to her to pass it on to me. Love transfers and thank you for giving us a chance to win!
I run a small crafting club for girls, we are doing some sewing now. I would use the transfers to teach them some hand embroidery, to put on their jeans or a tote bag. I have a denim skirt that I wear for our messier crafts that I am slowly embellishing as an example to them that hardworking clothing can also be beautiful.
This is so cute! The trivet you made is adorable, I would use the transfer to make one (or more!) just like it (my stash is so embarrassing, I won’t use them when company is visiting. I just use a folded dish towel to keep from them seeing the mess!)
It would look cute on a t-shirt 🙂
My little Millie dog would live a new snuggle blanket for her bed. This would do nicely.
I would love to use these to make a really cute quilted dog bed. These designs are beautiful!
I have used Aunt Martha transfers for many years and love them, I would use them on kitchen towels.
They would make a cute baby quilt with some bandana material!
I love vintage and new Aunt Martha Transfers. These dogs would be adorable on a circle skirt to wear dancing!
Thanks for the tutorial and for the chance to win!