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You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher

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Difficulty Level Intermediate
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher | Hobbyideas
Surprise your loved one with this special suncatcher. Made with glass colours and fabric paining this indeed is a lovely DIY, something they will cherish forever.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 white paper; draw a simple flower on it.
Place an OHP sheet on the drawing and outline the flower design using 3 D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707. Let it dry.
Make about 5 such flowers.
Paint the flowers in shading effect using Water Based Glass Colours Pink 856 and Ultramarine Blue 859. Leave it to dry.
Cut along the outlines of the flowers.
Make sure to keep one small sized OHP strip attached to the petal further for punching the hole.

STEP 2
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take some A4 size poplin fabric. Place the embroidery ring on it and mark the inner outline of the ring on it.
Write “you are my sunshine” inside the circle with a pencil

STEP 3
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the words “You are my sunshine” with Soft Acrylic Colours Pink 218 and Soft Acrylic Colours Pearl Lilac 507. Let it dry.

STEP 4
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Similarly paint the background of the words with water shading technique using Soft Acrylic Colours Pink 218 and Violet 225.
Let it dry.
Paint the embroidery ring with Acrylic Colours Pink 18. Let it dry.

STEP 5
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Cut and remove the excess fabric around the words with the pair of scissors.
Attach the circular painted piece of fabric to the ring using needle and thread and white pearls.
Your ring will now look like this.

STEP 6
You are my Sunshine - Sun catcher - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Take the painted flowers and punch the hole on the OHP strip neatly.
Make the strings using pink plastic beads, pearls, pink thread and the flowers towards the end of each string securing it with small knots on regular intervals.
Attach the bead and flower strings to the ring aesthetically.
Refer to the image.

you will need

Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours Pink 218, Violet 225, Fevicryl Soft Acrylic Colours Pearl Lilac 507, Fevicryl Water Based Glass Colours Pink 856, Ultramarine Blue 859, Fevicryl 3 D Cone Outliner Non Sticky White 707, Fine Art Brushes, Wooden Embroidery Ring, Pink Coloured Thread, Pink Coloured Plastic Beads, Pearls, A4 OHP Sheets, A4 White Paper, Half A Meter Poplin Fabric, Needle And Thread, Single Punch, Scissors, Pencil, Colour Palette, Water Container.

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