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Fabric Cutwork Lamp

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

This basic technique of creating cutwork designs on fabric is so simple to achieve and makes your design look beautiful. You may leave it as it is or layer the design with another fabric to give a double coloured effect

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Draw a tree design on a drawing paper measuring 24”x 22” in size
Refer to the main image for the full tree design

STEP 2:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take a polycot fabric in the colour of your choice and in the size of 25” X 28” inches
Trace the design on the polycot fabric by leaving a space of 3 ” from both the top and the bottom
Outline the complete the design with Liquid Embroidery Pearl Metallic - Gold
Leave it to dry

STEP 3:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Burn the fabric within the outlines with an incense stick to make a cutwork pattern

STEP 4:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

The design will look like this once you finish doing all the cutwork

STEP 5:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Stick the tissue fabric in the colour of your choice from the rear side of the cutwork cloth with Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue

STEP 6:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Decorate the tree design further by sticking purple and beige colored stones with Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue

STEP 7:-

Fabric Cutwork Lamp - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Fold and stick the fabric from the top and the bottom to create the channels to insert the tube for support
Create a tunnel in the centre as well on the lampshade by hand stitching the cloth from inside
Insert plastic water pipes through all the tunnels with the connectors to form a circular ring. Attach the strings on top as well as on the borders finally for hanging and making a cylindrical shaped lampshade

you will need

Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Pearl Metallic - Gold 352, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes,Full Imperial Sized White Paper, Yellow Carbon Paper, Polycot Fabric, Tissue Fabric, Plastic Water Pipe, Purple and Beige Coloured Stones, Paper Cutter, Incense Sticks, Match Box