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Big Blue Tree

| Fabric Craft > Liquid Embroidery

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

This big blue tree is inspired by GOND ART and is painted using Liquid Embroidery Colours. These colours come in bottles with nozzles that make it easy to use, to make both thick and thin strokes to create your own design.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Draw a quarter of a circle on the paper with an 18” radius
You may draw it smaller as per the requirement
Trace it on the fabric with the help of yellow carbon paper to form a complete circle
You will need about 2 meters of cotton fabric to draw a big circle of this size

STEP 2:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Once you trace the circle draw the trunk and the branches using a tailoring chalk
The tree trunk and the branches are divided into horizontal sections
Draw running stitch pattern with thick lines using Liquid Embroidery Glitter - Navy Blue in the alternate sections
Leave it to dry

STEP 3:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Draw a running stitch pattern in thick lines using Liquid Embroidery Pearl - Blue in the remaining sections of the branches and the trunk

STEP 4:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

The pearl blue and navy blue sections are divided by a linear pattern with Liquid Embroidery – White
Colour the leaves in a darker shade of brown by mixing Soft Acrylic Colours - Vandyke Brown and Black
Let it dry

STEP 5:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Outline few leaves with thick lines and few with thick dots using Liquid Embroidery – White
The mid ribs of each leaf are drawn with thick dotted lines
Leave it to dry
Make thick dots with Liquid Embroidery Pearl Metallic - Bronze for the background of the tree. Refer to the main image for the same

STEP 6:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

The tree trunk is then cut separate from the tree and is then mounted on a piece of ply cut in the size of the tree trunk

STEP 7:-

Big Blue Tree - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Get the painting framed and assemble the frame and the tree trunk to complete the picture to be put up on the wall.

you will need

Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Pearl - Blue 305, Pearl Metallic – Bronze 355, White 707, Glitter – Navy Blue 414, Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours - Vandyke Brown 237 and Black 202, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette , A3 White Paper, 2 meters of Cotton Fabric (colour of your choice), Yellow Carbon Paper, Tracing Paper, Pencil or Tailoring Chalk, Scissors