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August 27, 2012

Painting on Shaylah

Khaleejia said:

I've been feeling creative lately, so I finally did what I wanted to try long time ago... and that is painting on a headscarf - shaylah. I've seen hand-painted scarves and abayas  on some women, in abaya shops and on many khaleeji forums, for example:
I bought the nessary equipment from Lulu hypermarket: acrylic paint for fabrics, brushes and a wooden frame. I also got plain shaylas and hot fix crystals.  Here's what I made :-)








 

I enjoyed the process but  it was a bit tricky to properly adjust the crystals without spoiling the painting or the shaylah.    I gave these scarves to the young girls in my family :)

7 comments:

  1. very pretty! i love the designs on them!

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  2. mashaAllah amazing, you are really talented, sis!

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  3. Beautiful! You need to be artistic for that....very creative!

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  4. Thanks for the sweet comments, ladies!

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  5. wooooooow!!!!really great art....

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will appreciate your kind notes :)