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SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING

| Fabric Craft > Fabric Painting Designs

By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Expert
SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING | Hobbyideas
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!!

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING - 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:-

SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING - 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:-

SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

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

STEP 4:-

SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING - 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 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:-

SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

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:-

SILHOUETTE LOVE BIRDS WALL HANGING - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

You can use this fabric as a Table cloth, or frame it to put it up on your wall.

you will need

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

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