To apply delicate silhouettes such as the cherry branches to colored accessories, you need transfer paper designed for dark fabrics. Our crafts editors recommend Avery Dark T-Shirt Transfers (avery.com).
Tools and Materials
Tote Bag with White Cherry Branch Silhouettes How-To
1. Download clip art, and print it onto transfer paper. Using scissors or a craft knife, cut out design, trimming away the outline.
Cherry Branch Clip Art:
2. Lay an ironed pillowcase on a table or other hard, heat-resistant surface (not an ironing board, which has too much padding).
3. Remove paper backings, and position designs, face-up, on an ironed bag or a cloth-covered accessory. Cover with tissue paper provided with transfer paper.
4. With an iron set on high and no steam, slowly iron on designs, applying firm, even pressure (follow the transfer-paper manufacturer's instructions). Let cool. Remove tissue paper.