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Tapestry with Houses

| Mixed Media

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Difficulty Level Beginner
Tapestry with Houses | Hobbyideas
Inspired with the concept of the tree of life is the tapestry or a wall hanging with a base of jute. Complementing it are 3D homes made using the same elements of birds, flowers and leaves. Match you favourable décor with these pieces of art and craft that will surely be an eye catcher. 
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Tapestry with Houses - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a fine art canvas sheet measuring 24” x 38” in size. Draw the outline of a tree on it.

STEP 2
Tapestry with Houses - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut the outline of the tree neatly.

STEP 3
Tapestry with Houses - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the tree using Acrylic Colour - Burnt Sienna 01. Leave it to dry.

STEP 4
Tapestry with Houses - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Take the jute fabric. Mark and cut the fabric measuring 48” x 28” in size. Stick the painted tree on the jute fabric using Fabric Glue. Leave it to dry. Leave some margin on the edges of the jute fabric from all the sides, further to fray the edges.

STEP 5
Tapestry with Houses - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Take a fine art canvas sheet. Draw the flower shape with different layers. Paint the outlines of each part using Liquid Embroidery - Black 708. Leave it to dry.

STEP 6
Tapestry with Houses - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Cut along the outlines of each part of the flower neatly. Paint the floral design using Water Based - Glass Colours - Golden Yellow 852, Orange 860 and Ultramarine Blue 859. Leave it to dry. Make about 4 such flowers with different shades of Glass Colours.

STEP 7
Tapestry with Houses - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Take the cut parts of the flowers. Stick the parts in layers to create one big flower using Fabric Glue.

STEP 8
Tapestry with Houses - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Take the blue and yellow felt fabric and the aqua blue piece of cotton fabric. Similarly, draw the layered flower and outline the flower using Liquid Embroidery - Yellow 703 and White 707. Leave it to dry.

STEP 9
Tapestry with Houses - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Cut along the outlines of each part of the flower neatly. Take the cut parts of the flowers, stick the parts in layers to create one big flower using Fabric Glue. Make about 3 such flowers with different shades of cotton fabric - light blue, aqua blue and green and enhance them with Liquid Embroidery - Black 708 and Yellow 703.

STEP 10
Tapestry with Houses - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Similarly, make different types of flowers with pink shaded fabric, blue and yellow felt fabric and aqua blue cotton fabric along with Liquid Embroidery - Red 701, Yellow 703, White 707 and Black 708.

STEP 11
Tapestry with Houses - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Take the green shaded fabric, draw few big and small sized leaves on it. Outline the leaves and the veins with 3D Cone Outliners - White 707 and Burnt Sienna 706. Leave it to dry.

STEP 12
Tapestry with Houses - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Take the green shaded fabric, draw few big and small sized leaves on it. Outline the leaves and the veins with 3D Cone Outliners - White 707 and Burnt Sienna 706. Leave it to dry.

STEP 13
Tapestry with Houses - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Cut along the outlines of all the leaves neatly.

STEP 14
Tapestry with Houses - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Take another canvas sheet, draw four birds on it. Paint the thick outlines of the bird with 3D Cone Outliner - White 707. Leave it to dry. Colour the birds using Water Based - Glass Colours - Golden Yellow 852, Pink 856, Sea Blue 853, Ultramarine Blue 859 and Orange 860. Leave it to dry. Cut along the outlines of the birds.

STEP 15
Tapestry with Houses - Step 15 | Hobbyideas

Take the green cotton fabric. Draw and cut a semi circle out of it. Take the light blue, aqua blue and green pieces of cotton fabric, blue and yellow felt fabric and pink shaded fabric. Draw and cut few small and big circles out of each fabric. Stick the fabric pieces in layers. First stick the semi circle on the jute fabric below the tree to depict the land using Fabric Glue. Stick the layered circles on the green fabric to depict the flowers on the land using Fabric Glue.

STEP 16
Tapestry with Houses - Step 16 | Hobbyideas

16. Assemble all the leaves, birds and different types of flowers aesthetically on the tree to depict “ THE TREE OF LIFE” using Fabric Glue. Fray the jute fabric from the edges of the three sides. Take the colourful wooden beads and dangle it into the frayed threads of jute which are towards the bottom side, secure them with beads by tying the knots towards the ends. Dangle the tree of life by making a a hollow with the fabric by sticking it with Fabric Glue. Pass the wooden stick or a pipe through the tunnel along with the jute rope and your tapestry is ready.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Fevicryl Liquid Embroidery - Red 701, Yellow 703, White 707, Black 708, Burnt Sienna 706, Fevicryl - Water Based - Glass Colours Kit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicol MR, Fine Art Canvas Sheet, Half a Meter Cotton Fabric (Light Blue, Aqua Blue And Green Coloured), A4 Sized Felt Fabric (Blue and Yellow Coloured), Jute Fabric, Half A Meter Green Coloured Shaded Fabric, Half A Meter Pink Coloured Shaded Fabric, Colourful Wooden Beads, Jute Rope, Wooden Stick Or Pipe, Pencil, Scissors, Ruler, Corrugated Boxes Of 3 Different Sized, Corrugated Sheet, Half a Meter Cotton Fabric (Aqua Blue and Green Coloured), A4 Sized Felt Fabric (Brown Coloured), Jute Fabric, Half a Meter Green Coloured Shaded Fabric, Wooden Rectangular Plank.

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