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Gulal Potli

| Fabric Craft,Best out of Waste Ideas > Other Fabric Crafts,Others

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Difficulty Level Intermediate

Make cute little potlis from bits of fabric to gift gulal to near and dear ones on the auspicious occasion of Holi. These colourful potlis are sure to bring a cheer to everyone.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Gulal Potli - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a plain 10 by 10 inches white fabric and mark 1/ 2 inch from three sides and 2 inches from the top using a ruler and a pencil as shown in the image.

STEP 2:-

Gulal Potli - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Now leaving the borders mark equal squares on the fabric.

STEP 3:-

Gulal Potli - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Cut squares of the same size for the colourful fabric scraps.

STEP 4:-

Gulal Potli - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Arrange them aesthetically on the white cloth and stick them with Fabric Glue leaving the borders
Leave it to dry.
Then enhance the border of the squares with Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery White 301. Let it dry.

STEP 5:-

Gulal Potli - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Turn it and apply Fevicryl Fabric Glue on the top and fold the border to make a channel for a cord.

STEP 6:-

Gulal Potli - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Similarly apply Fabric Glue at the bottom and on the side and stick them together to make a pocket.
Let it dry

STEP 7:-

Gulal Potli - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Then string a cord along the channel and tie it at one end.
The gulal potli is ready.

you will need

Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery White 301, Plain white poplin cloth, Scraps of colourful fabric, Ruler, Cord, Pencil, Scissors

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