DIY | FABRIC PHOTO TRANSFER

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For all you creatives out there who love a spot of DIY, we created a step by step guide to transferring your photographs onto fabric using Lumi Ink.

Lumi ink is a light sensitive clothing dye which acts as if you’re in the dark room. Grab a simple photograph, a t-shirt or a canvas bag, some lumi ink and a sheet of acetate then you’re good to go.

Photo 1 -Materials

Step 1: Convert your photo into a Negative using Photoshop or Paint.

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Step 2:  Print your negative photo onto a piece of Acetate.

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Step 3: Place the image in the desired place on your fabric.

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Step 4: Using the roll on attachment, apply Lumi ink to fabric.

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Step 5: Lay it outside in the sunshine for 10-20 minutes.

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Step 6: It should look more like this when its dry. Bring it inside and wash it.

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Step 7: VOILA! Only the bits that were exposed will end up sticking to the material and you’ll end up with an awesome personalised garment.

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