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CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Intermediate
CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT | Hobbyideas
Make a table mat taking inspiration from the colorful Chinese style of painting.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a square cotton fabric. Make sure the fabric is a de-starched one.
To de-starch a fabric, you need to soak the fabric in boiling water for a couple of minutes.

STEP 2:-

CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Use this design of a mythological bird and trace it onto your fabric using carbon paper.

STEP 3:-

CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Use Fevicryl Soft Acrylic colors and Fine Art round brushes to paint the bird. Make sure to paint it as colorful as possible. Allow the paint to dry.

STEP 4:-

CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Use Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery cones of different colors to give the corresponding outlines for the entire design. Allow this to dry.

STEP 5:-

CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

You can also add a lace to the border of the fabric. Use Fevicryl Fabric Glue to attach the lace.

STEP 6:-

CHINESE PAINTING INSPIRED TABLE MAT - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

You can use this table mat as a centre piece for a coffee table or as a display on any table top.

you will need

Fabric, Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery cones, Fine Art Round brushes, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Lace

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