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Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha | Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting

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Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  | Hobbyideas

Tie and Dye techniques of painting fabric is used to paint the fabric and then made into flowers to make this garland for Ganesha. These brightly coloured flowers can be otherwise used to make the toran or the rangoli around the prashad thali

 

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take half a meter of white muslin cloth
Spread it flat on the surface and pick up the fabric from the centre and tie a knot in the centre
Gather the fabric and tie more knots keeping a distance of about 3 to 4 inches
Wet the fabric and squeeze it to remove all the extra water

STEP 2
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Colour the fabric using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Lemon Yellow and Crimson
To colour the fabric use liquidy colours for better absorption of colours in the fabric
Leave it to semi dry
Open the fabric and leave it to dry

STEP 3
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Draw a flower in 4 different sizes, first on an A4 sized white paper
Trace 12 flowers of 2 ½”, 12 flowers of 2”, 12 flowers of 1 ½”, and 20 flowers of 1” radius on the dyed cloth

STEP 4
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Cut out all the flowers along it's outlines

STEP 5
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Outline all the flowers using Liquid Embroidery Glitter - Gold Rush
Leave it to dry

STEP 6
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Take the flower making wire and loop the white pearl in it

STEP 7
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Cover the entire wire by winding green flower making tape around the wire

STEP 8
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

To make the layered flower, take one flower in each size and cut a slit from the edge to the centre for each flower
Start with the smallest flower to the bigger one. Turn it around the wire and stick the edges with No Stitch Fabric Glue
Repeat the same with other flowers in an increasing order
Make 12 in each size and 8 buds

STEP 9
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

The flower will look like this once its completed

STEP 10
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

For making the leaves take half a meter of white muslin cloth
Tie and dye using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Lemon Yellow and Dark Green
You can just tye and dye the fabric with half green and half light green colours
Leave the fabric to dry completely

STEP 11
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Cut about 25 - 30 leaves both in small and big sizes
The biggests leaf being about 4" long and the other leaves proportionately smaller

STEP 12
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Outline all the leaves using Liquid Embroidery Glitter - Gold Rush
Leave it to dry
Take the flower making wire and cut it into 4 to 5 inches of long pieces
Tie the green flower making tape to the wire
Crumple all the leaves and stick them on the wire using No Stitch Fabric Glue

STEP 13
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Take two wires which are about 15" long
You may join two of the wires if the length of the wire is small
Cover the wire using green flower making tape
Arrange the flowers and the leaves on the longer wire and twist the wires of the flowers and the leaves around that of the long wire Finally cover the entire wire once again with the green tape to fasten it properly

STEP 14
Tie and Dye Flower Garland for Ganesha  - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

You may leave one flower separate to place it in the hands of the Ganesha
The garland will look like this once its completed

you will need

Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours - Lemon Yellow 211, Crimson 204, Dark Green 206, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Glitter - Gold Rush 408, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, A4 Sized White Paper, Red Carbon Paper, Water Container, Pencil, Ruler, Scissors, 1 Meter White Muslin Cloth, Flower Making Wire, Green Flower Making Tape, White Coloured Pearls

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Fine Art Brushes Size-9 (S-412)

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FEVICRYL NO STITCH FABRIC GLUE 30 ml

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Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colour- Dark Green [15 Ml]

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Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colour- Crimson [15 Ml]

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