Archive for September, 2011


Table cover with Fabric Painting

Simple Table Cover

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  • Take any Cotton or slightly thick fabric any of your desired colour (Size according to your table)


  • Trace any design or free hand drawing, but don’t apply design with little objects, see picture below


  • Start colouring with big object, you can use any fabric colours, I’m using Pearl Colours.
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  •  Here i completed colouring Flowers


  •  Now give shade with light hand brush strokes 


  • After Colouring whole cloth, let it dry completely or over night, then iron it for 10 to 15 minutes, its necessary otherwise colours will remove after every wash.

Final Look


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By Atiya Fateh

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Hanging Flower Basket


flat your dough with the help of rolling pin




Cut *8 strips, 4 about 5inches and 4 about 4inches




paste strips with the help of water dipped brush



Put your hand made Flowers and Leaves (with help of water brush)




After completing your basket put it in the pre heated oven until it become hard.




After baking let it cool completely in room temperature and start colouring 

you can use acrylic, fabric and poster colours

but don’t forget to spray  lacquer or varnish on your project.




 Final Look


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By Atiya Fateh

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Stocking Net Flower

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Things you need to make flower

  • Scissor
  • Stocking wire
  • Stocking net (purple & green)
  • Floral Tape
  • Thread
  • Stamen
  • Bottle (to make petals same size)
  • Nozzle pliers

(Press Your petals from centre)


Take 2 inches wire make round from top and insert stamen then press wire with pliers

(as shown in picture)



Tie  petal with thread



 1 by 1 tie other petal and one leaf on wire with thread

and attach your flower wire with other 8 inches wire



Start wrapping with floral tape attach one by one 3 flowers and leaves and continue wrapping tape

 Final Look

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By Atiya Fateh

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Twist Candle

Twist Candle


(1) Freshly Hand Dipped Candle

( making Hand Dipped Candle )

(2) Lay your warm candle on a cutting board and press with rolling pin or any pipe with light hands

(3) Hold the flattened candle by its tip and base and gently twist it.

(4) Continue to twist until it has been turned a full circle

(5) Place your finished candle into a container of cold water to finish it off

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Basic Hand Dipped Candle

 

Learn to make hand dipped candles step 9

 

There are several ways you can prepare your wick for dipping. You can cut pieces of wick and tie them to a wooden spoon. You can bend the wick in two and hold it at the bend while dipping, or use the method I prefer, as depicted to the right. Since the wicks are attached to the wooden spoon, you don’t need to have your hand directly over the candle wax. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 1
Doubble boil your wax   With the wick tied to the wooden spoon handle, dip it once into the pot with the wax. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 2
This is what your candles should look like after 5 dips, like .. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 3
This is what your candles should look like after 10 dips. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 4
This is what your candles should look like after 20 dips.The candles will still feel warm to the touch. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 5
After you have dipped your candles 25 dips you are done this part of the candlemaking process. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 6
Cut the candles off of the wooden spoon from which they are hanging. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 7
Trim the wick to 1/4″. Roll the candle in wax paper while it is still warm. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 8
To give you and idea of what your candles could look like, the candle on the left is finished by rolling it in wax paper.The candle on the right is left as is giving it a more rustic look. Using a pair of scissors or a sharp knife, trim the bottom of the candle to make a flat and finished end. Learn to make hand dipped candles step 9

 

 

 

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