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African Painting on a Jute Bag

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This jute fabric bag is decorated with African tribal motifs painted on a tied and dyed fabric patch which is then stuck on the jute bag. These tribal motifs are easy to paint and look attractive. Outline the patch with Liquid Embroidery Colours for a final touch

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take a jute bag in the shape and size of your choice
Take the cotton cloth and cut it in the size of about 9” x 11” inches
You may take the cloth in a bigger size if the size of the bag is bigger

STEP 2:-

African Painting on a Jute Bag - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Tie the piece of cloth at different places for dyeing
Wet the cloth evenly before applying the colours on them
The colours used for dyeing the cloth are Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours - Crimson 204, Lemon Yellow 211, Light Green 217 and Prussian Blue 219
Open the cloth when the cloth is still damp and leave it to dry completely
Trace the tribal design on the tied and dyed fabric and outline it using Soft Acrylic Colour Black
Leave it to dry completely

STEP 3:-

African Painting on a Jute Bag - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Arrange and stick the painted patch of cloth on the jute bag using Fabric Glue
Leave it to dry

STEP 4:-

African Painting on a Jute Bag - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Outline the edges of the painted patch stuck on the jute bag using Liquid Embroidery Colours White then Yellow, Orange and Red and leave it to dry
The outlines are further highlighted with the dots of same colour or the colours of your choice
Leave it to dry

you will need

Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours - Black 202, Crimson 204, Lemon Yellow 211, Light Green 217, Prussian Blue 219, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Colours – Red 701, Yellow 703, Orange 705, White 707, Pearl Pink 30, Fine art Brushes, Colour Palette , Water Container, Jute bag (you may choose a fabric material of your choice), Quarter Meter - White / Off White Cotton Fabric, Yellow Carbon Paper