I am often asked how do I transfer my embroidery patterns....now there are lots of different ways out there, you can use embroidery tracing paper, freezer paper or a heat transfer pencil, however for the method that I use time and time again, you simply need a nice bright window and a transfer pen of your choice. This is what I do.....
First off I tape my pattern to the window. I tend to use washi tape because it is low tack and can be easily removed.
On top of this, I then tape my fabric, be generous with the tape as you do not want your fabric to move about.
Then I simply trace over the top. I generally use either a self erasing pen, a water erasable pen or a Frixion marker.
A little note on transferring the design, for details like the writing, I transfer it exactly as shown on the pattern, however for flowers that I intend on stitching with Lazy Daisies and French Knots, (like the ones shown below), I transfer the inner circle as shown, which gives me an outline to work around and infill with the French Knots and for the petals, I simply mark the outer tips of the petals with little dots, which I use to position my Lazy Daisy stitches.
For the little Lasy Daisy flowers, I simply mark there positions on the embroidery with a dot at their centre, as shown below.......
I'll leave you with the view, it's amazing how in just a month it has changed from brown earth to a field of green, isn't mother nature clever!