A friend of mine taught this to me. Don’t know if she wants her name
tossed onto the internet, so I won’t mention her by name.
Take a piece of wax free transfer paper. I got mine at Hancock
Place the transfer paper over the metal.
Tape your design on one edge to the piece of metal, placing it on
top of the transfer paper.
You should be able to easily lift up the transfer paper by the
opposite edge to look under it to inspect the metal.
Put some wax paper on top of your design.
Use a rounded burnisher or similar implement to trace over the
The wax paper keeps the burnisher from tearing the design.
You can easily lift up the design and tracing paper to inspect the
metal underneath. If you missed a spot, go back over it.
When the design is transferred, use a scribe to trace over the
design on the metal. That way, if the marks get smudged, the scribed
line will remain.
It’s fast and easy!