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I have an Epson XP-400 printer. I want to print a photo on

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I have an Epson XP-400 printer. I want to print a photo on fabric. How can I do this?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Epson is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: It's an Epson XP-400 about 4 years old.
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: PC
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: I want to know how to print on fabric with this printer
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review your details here.

Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

The printer itself is really not set up to be a dedicated fabric printer.

That said, it is possible, with a few caveats.

The tv can't print directly to a tshirt, for example. However you can buy printable fabric that is precut to letter sized sheets, which can be fed through the printers manual paper feed, such as these available on amazon:

If you need to print onto a shape, such as a garment, that could not be fed through the printer, you can print onto iron on transfer sheets instead:

There are also some online classes and tutorials for the process, if you are going to be doing a lot of fabric prints, that may benefit you:

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