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Hanging Garden

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Hanging Garden | Hobbyideas

Hanging Garden

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Hanging Garden - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a flower making wire and twist it in a big loop with a diameter of about 2 inches for making the leaves and a tiny loop for the buds.

STEP 2
Hanging Garden - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

To make the leaves take a green tissue cloth of 5” in square. Stretch the cloth on the big wire loop. Tie the stretched cloth tightly with a matching wool to conceal all the loose ends of the fabric. Take white and gold tissue cloth measuring 4” in square. Stretch the fabric with some cotton stuffed inside on a small wire loop. Gather and tie it tightly with a matching wool to conceal all the loose ends of the fabric.

STEP 3
Hanging Garden - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take a long double wire twisted around each other and further twist the leaves and the buds around it as shown in the image. You will need about 12 leaves and 8 buds for each branch and about 6 such branches to make the dangler.

STEP 4
Hanging Garden - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Seal the wires, with a green flower making tape.

STEP 5
Hanging Garden - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

To make the bird cut an oval shape of about 4” in diameter from a red fabric and fold it into half. Stick the edges of the semicircle half way through using No Stitch Fabric Glue and leave it to dry.

STEP 6
Hanging Garden - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Stuff some cotton in the body of the bird. Gather and tie the thread to from the tail of the bird.

STEP 7
Hanging Garden - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Cut golden colored fabric of about 3” in diameter and paste it on the body with No Stitch Fabric Glue. Outline it with 3D Outliner Glitter - Gold to avoid fraying, also stick the black ornamental stones for the eyes.

STEP 8
Hanging Garden - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Fix the birds on the branches with a flower making wire. Arrange the branches in a criss cross manner and tie them altogether in the centre, with a flower making wire. Also create a loop from the flower making wire for hanging.

you will need

Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Gold 401, Black Ornamental stones, Tissue fabric Green, Gold and White, Red Cotton Fabric, Flower Making Wire Thin and Thick , Green Flower Making Tape, Wool, Cotton For Stuffing, A4 Sized White Paper, Pencil, Scissors

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