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Pretty Batwa Pouch | Best out of Waste

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Pretty Batwa Pouch | Hobbyideas

This pretty batwa is made out of a mithai cardboard tray. Use some Acrylic Colours, organza fabric, ornamental stones, pearls and wire to change its look into a lovely gift packaging pouch

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how to do it yourself

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a golden coloured tray or a recycled tray and colour it using Acrylic - Gold
Stick half cut pearls and lilac stones in a pattern of your choice on the borders leaving the areas on the four corners of the tray using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Let it dry

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Measure the inner area of the tray and cut a piece of pink organza fabric with the height of about 10 inches and the width slightly bigger to make the gathers

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Decorate the fabric by sticking pearls on it and then stick it on the inner side of the tray using No Stitch Fabric Glue
Leave it to dry

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

String in the pearls in the silver flower making wire on either ends
Make about 20 such wires to tie the batua

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Gather the fabric and wind these wires around to create a ring
You may slide this ring up when you want to pack your gift inside

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Cut 5 small petals for the flower from the fine art canvas sheet
You will need 4 such flowers
Paint these flowers with Acrylic Colours - White 27 and Sparkling Pearl Colour - Silver 910
Let them dry
Give a shading effect to the petals with Acrylic Colour - Violet 25
Leave it to dry

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Join the petals overlapping each other as shown in the image

Pretty Batwa Pouch - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Stick these flowers on the four corners of the tray using No Stitch Fabric Glue

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - White 27, Violet 25, Fevicryl Sparkling Pearl Colour – Silver 910, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Fine Art Canvas . Golden Tray, Pink Organza Fabric, Silver Flower Making Wires, Small Pink Beads, Pearl And Lilac Square Stones