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By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Beginner

Make a festive bowl to grab some colors for Holi.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Thoroughly de-starch the cotton fabric by boiling it for a couple of minutes in water. After de-starching the cloth, hang it out to dry and Iron it well to remove all the creases.

STEP 2:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Do a Fan-folding (like the way pleats are made for a saree) for the cloth and iron it along the folds.

STEP 3:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Tie knots along the length of the fabric to make 7 divisions. Refer to the image.

STEP 4:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Dip the entire cloth in water to make it wet. Make sure that the cloth absorbs sufficient water. Squeeze out excess Water and lay the cloth flat onto a newspaper. Start painting from one end of the cloth using various colors. As soon as you are done with this step, open out the fabric and let it out to dry.

STEP 5:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Neatly cover the plastic bowl with the fabric by using Fevicol. Allow this to dry.

STEP 6:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Work around the bowl by using satin ribbon. Stick the ribbon using Fevicol.

STEP 7:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Embellish the bowl with elements of your choice. I have used round mirrors and I have stuck these using Fevicryl 3D outliner cones.

STEP 8:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Smear Fevicryl 3D glitters onto the surface of the fabric with the help of a brush. Allow this to dry.

STEP 9:-

HOLI COLOUR BOWL - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Lay out some color in these bowls for your holi party.

you will need

Plain white fabric, Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Chord, Fine Art brushes, Fevicol MR, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Cones, Satin Ribbon/Embellishments, Scissors, Plastic bowl.