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Folder Making Ideas

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Difficulty Level Beginner
Folder Making Ideas | Hobbyideas
Learn how to make a folder at home this Father’s Day. Gift your father a bright and trendy DIY file folder using fabric painting technique. Here is a simple folder making idea in which a normal folder is customized to make a quirky Father’s Day gift.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Folder Making Ideas - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 white paper and draw a design in pop art fashion with radiating rays converging into a super dad seal as shown in the image.

STEP 2
Folder Making Ideas - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Trace the same on the white poplin fabric which is the size of the folder with carbon paper. Now cut another swatch of poplin fabric in the size of the flap and make corresponding radiating lines on it too. Stick it on the folder with Fabric Glue.

STEP 3
Folder Making Ideas - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the seal with Fabric Colour Teal Blue and Pearl Metallic Gold. Paint the alphabets with Neon Colours Yellow and outline them with Fabric Colour Black. Outline the seal with Fabric Colour White. Leave it to dry.
Now paint the radiating lines with Neon Colour Orange and Fabric Colours Black and White as shown in the image. Let it dry.

STEP 4
Folder Making Ideas - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

The Super Dad folder is ready to use!

you will need

Fevicryl Fabric Colours White 27, Black 02, Teal Blue 268, Pearl Metallic Gold 352, Fevicryl Neon Colours Orange 017 and Yellow 011, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Scissors, Ruler, Pencil, Colour Palette, Water Container, A4 paper, Yellow Carbon Paper, File Folder, ½ Meter Poplin Fabric.

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