Home Do-It-Yourself Fabric Craft Silhouette Love Birds Wall Hanging

Silhouette Love Birds Wall Hanging

By Shantha Prabhu
You Will Need :

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fine Art Brushes- Round and Flat, White cotton fabric, Burlap chord, Scissors, Pencil

Description :
A colorful DIY to make a colorful wall hanging to adorn your home! This one double’s up as an excellent Valentine’s Day surprise too!!
STEP 1
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
Do a Fan-folding (like the way pleats are made for a saree) for the cloth and iron it along the folds.
STEP 3
Tie knots along the length of the fabric to make 7 divisions. Refer to the image.
STEP 4
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 of the rainbow- Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet for each segment. As soon as you are done with this step, open out the fabric and let it out to dry.
STEP 5
Once Dry, Iron the fabric well. Use Acrylic Black paint to sketch the silhouette of the two birds. You can use a Fabric ring for to work easily on the cloth.
STEP 6
You can use this fabric as a Table cloth, or frame it to put it up on your wall.