Transferring screenshot to canvas

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PoshCrusty
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Transferring screenshot to canvas

Postby PoshCrusty » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:59 am

What's the best way to transfer a screenshot to needlepoint canvas so that it's clear and accurate to do the stitching? I want to do a needlepoint tapestry type thing with Kefka in his fallen angel form because the style I have in mind would REALLY make that image a riff on Baroque art.

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Re: Transferring screenshot to canvas

Postby knicole09 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:51 am

You could try to use carbon paper depending on the color of your fabric. When I do embroidery, I will sometimes get that printable fabric paper that you can iron on and print the outlines of the design on it and stitch through that. However, it's tough and sometimes it's hard to get the needle through. But I couldn't figure out another way to get the pattern to stay on black fabric and have accurate lines.
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Re: Transferring screenshot to canvas

Postby blackmageheart » Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:48 am

The printable paper is about the best thing for this job, unless you feel like you could draw it on with a soluble pen (I sometimes have used these for freehand type designs in the past and they are great!)
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