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By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Expert

Make a marine theme fabric pencil holder using simple folding techniques, glue and complete it with a technique of painting on fabric using glass colors.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Apply Fevicol on the back side of satin cloth and leave it overnight to make it stiff. You can also use thick cotton fabric to make the pencil holder by skipping this step.

STEP 2:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut organdy fabric and the stiff satin cloth into squares. Both the fabrics have to be of the same size and need to be big enough squares to make the pencil holder.

STEP 3:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Stick the organdy fabric onto the satin fabric using glue. Allow this to dry.

STEP 4:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Fold the square fabric to make a triangle as in the image.

STEP 5:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Further fold the corners of the triangle to give it the shape of an envelope. Refer to the image.

STEP 6:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

The top flap of this envelope has two layers of fabric. The inner layer can be folded and tucked into the envelope. Please refer to the image.

STEP 7:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Use any of the side triangles of the envelope to fold it into a small diamond which will help to close the flap of the envelope. Refer to the image.

STEP 8:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Use Fevicol to stick all the folds together, except for the top flap. Allow this to dry.

STEP 9:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Stick a small piece of Velcro. This will help you to close and open the pencil holder. Allow this to dry. The base of your pencil holder is ready.

STEP 10:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

On the main side of the pencil holder, trace a simple design of a fish using carbon paper.

STEP 11:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Paint or fill the entire design using Acrylic Pearl metallic silver paint. Allow this to dry.

STEP 12:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Sketch the outline for the fish using 3D outliner cone- Pearl Silver. Allow this to dry.

STEP 13:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Use Fevicryl Glass colours to paint only those sections of the cloth that have already been painted with Acrylic Pearl metallic silver paint. The idea of using Acrylic Pearl metallic silver paint is to block or clog the pores in the fabric so that glass colours can be used over it. Allow this to dry.

STEP 14:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

You can further enhance design on the pencil holder by using 3D glitter cone: Glitter blue. Allow this to dry.

STEP 15:-

NO-STITCH PENCIL HOLDER - Step 15 | Hobbyideas

And the marine theme pencil holder is ready!!

you will need

Fevicol MR, Fine Art Round Brush, Fevicryl Acrylic Colour Pearl Metallic Silver, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Cone - Pearl Silver, Fevicryl Glass colours Water Based, White Satin Fabric, Blue Organdy Fabric, Scissor, Velcro, Carbon sheet