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Jhola bag

| Fabric Craft > Liquid Embroidery

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

A lovely a bright jhola bag that is an ideal gift to give someone who loves bags. The motifs and pattern are very different from what one sees today. Can be pared with both, a western look as well as an Indian outfit.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Jhola bag - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 sized white paper.
Draw few traditional Russian embroidery motifs which have a border along with it.

STEP 2:-

Jhola bag - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take the mustard coloured polycot fabric.
Follow the image of the origami fold for the jhola bag as seen on below.

STEP 3:-

Jhola bag - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Open up the folds and mark the folds with a fabric marking chalk.

STEP 4:-

Jhola bag - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Trace the Russian embroidery design along with it's border using black carbon paper.

STEP 5:-

Jhola bag - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Outline the design with Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery - Red 701, Blue 702, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Pearl - White 301 and Black 306.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 6:-

Jhola bag - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Fold the fabric on the marked lines and stick the folds with a little amount of Fabric Glue.
Let it dry.
Mark the folded lines which would have to be stitched later from the inner side of the bag.

STEP 7:-

Jhola bag - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Stitch the jhola bag along with the belt to make it more sturdy.
Decorate it with the latkan of colourful beads.
Refer to the main image.

you will need

Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery - Red 701, Blue 702, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery Pearl - White 301, Black 306, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, A4 Sized White Paper, A4 Sized Black Carbon Paper, Pencil, Ruler, Scissors, 1 Meter Mustard Coloured Polycot Fabric, Latkan Of Colourful Beads, Fabric Marking Chalk.