Since mentioning the Splendid Blender pen (aka, Colorless Blender by Chartpak), I've had quite a few requests for a tutorial. This is a transfer method I use occasionally to add an image to fabric. I decided to demonstrate with a cute little altered bottle.
I started with a laser print image (a photocopy, inkjet copies won't work), a bottle, and a piece of grain sack material.
I placed the copy face down on the grain sack material, and secured it.
Make sure you are working in an area with plenty of ventilation. The Splendid Blender pen is a colorless marker, but it is not odorless. You should be able to find it at a craft store, online, or an artist supply store for a few dollars.
Saturate the back of the print with the pen.
This shouldn't take you more than 30 seconds, depending on the size of your image. Remove the print.
To make my bottle, I used spray adhesive to attach the material to the bottle. I then painted the top with white gesso, and dry brushed a little on the fabric for a fresco feel.
I picked up a box full of bottles at a garage sale recently. I think I may be making tons of these.
This is the transfer method I used for the cushion on my footstool.
ALTERNATIVE: If you have trouble finding the pen, I have an alternative transfer method you can check out by clicking HERE.
I only recommend the blender pen because I have personally had success with it. I have no connection with, nor have I received any compensation from Chartpak for endorsement.