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Quilling 101

Quilling 101
Quilling, the coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips to create a design, has been around for years — hundreds, in fact. During the Renaissance, nuns and monks would roll gold-gilded paper remnants trimmed during the bookmaking process, and use them to decorate religious objects as an alternative to costly gold filigree. Quilling later became a pastime of 18th and 19th century young ladies in England, who would decorate tea caddies and pieces of furniture with paper filigree. In all of that time, the process has remained very much the same, but quilling designs and specialty supplies have definitely caught up to the 21st century. The short list of necessities includes strips of lightweight paper, glue, and a tool with which to roll the paper — that’s it! Many arts and crafts stores sell basic tools and packages of multicolor paper strips. Materials Directions When purchasing a tool there are 2 basic types: a slotted tool and needle tool. Candy Jar Project Step 1: Make 4 teardrop. Related:  Passe temps

Quilling with Quilled Creations Carambola Flowers by Carmen Sprung If you’ve been following me on Flickr for a while, you’ve probably seen this picture of Carambola Flowers before – I folded them ages ago! But since my Pro account is going to expire in a few days time (and I don’t feel like upgrading it again), a lot of my old photos won’t be displayed anymore. So I decided it would be a good idea to share the very best of them on my blog! These absolutely beautiful origami flowers were designed by Carmen Sprung and I just love them! Description Video tutorial presented by Sara Adams of Tags: Carmen Sprung, Floral

Quilling, Art and Expression How to Make Paper Roses Now that you've created your template, how do you make paper roses? Just follow the next step. In order to save room on this page, I've created a slide-show on how to assemble your flower. Just follow the steps and pictures. Materials Colored paper of your choice Chenille stems (pipe cleaners) Glue Gun and glue sticks Floral tape or green masking tape Simply trace your pattern on the colored paper of your choice and cut it exactly the way you did for the template. Next, slide the cut design between a ruler and your thumb to curl the paper slightly. This is the fun part! Once you're done rolling up the whole flower, tuck the small tail around the stem and glue in place. Next, draw and cut some leaves, how many you do is up to you. Finally, if you feel really creative, put all the paper roses in a paper cone to finish off the look. Happy Crafting!

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North American Quilling Guild Christmas Quilling Patterns - Quilling Patch Crafts Really nice – AND FREE- Christmas quilling patterns. <A HREF=" Widgets</A> Free Christmas Quilling Patterns A difficult one to try if just starting out- this is a BEAUTIFUL DownloadFree Christmas Paper Quilling Pattern- Candle Wreath Quilled Christmas Angel- Free Design Nice, simple design. Another nice Poinsettia Design- easy Free Christmas Paper Quilling Pattern- Candle Wreath : Also a difficult one to try if you are starting out. Quilled Christmas Card- Tiny Trees Very pretty Christmas cards using quilling technique. Quilled Poinsettia Card – Quilled Christmas Flowers Nice! Quilled Christmas “Nativity Scene” Interesting! Christmas Quilling Kits

Bugatti Veyron - Paper Supercraft | Personal Work A 2.5ft long papercraft replica of one of the world's fastest and most expensive super-cars, the Bugatti Veyron, consisting of 159 parts on 44 pages. I specifically designed this papercraft with detailed templates and instructions for any hobbyist to easily enjoy. Free US shipping on papercraft kit orders of $75 or more. Get $5 OFF a purchase of $50. Coupon code GIVEME5 Get $10 OFF a purchase of $100. Paper-Super-Craft Project Showcase Watch this time-lapse video to see how the Veyron supercraft came together. Visitor Submitted Photos Andy Brine – United Kingdom Mohammed Sajalpm Marcio Rodrigues – Portugal Thomas Fikar – Czech Republic Tim Gregory – Australia Eifen Anderson – Taiwan Deon Vermeulen – South Africa Karol Pabich – Poland Paul Blackwell – United Kingdom Rocky Chang – Taiwan Dan Lambourne – United Kingdom Alvin Faustino – Philippines Salvatore Uda – Italy Michal Cejka – Czech Republic Michael Schmulder – Germany David Bylina – Czech Republic Gopinath Gopalakrishnan – Malaysia Anis Chris – Indonesia