Monday, May 23, 2011

Quilled Flower Tutorial

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What is quilling?
Dictionary Definition
Quilling
n
decorative craftwork in which a material such as glass, fabric, or paper is formed into small bands or rolls that form the basis of a design.
 







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There are many things a crafter can do with quilling.
All you need are:
1. Quilling paper (Above)
2. A quilling wand (See step 3)
3. Glue
 
tutorial
Steps:
 
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Fringe the length of  a thick (1/2 inch) piece of quilling paper
 
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Taper about the last 2 inches
 
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Put the tapered end in the slot if the quilling wand
and make a tight twirl
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Keep rolling…
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Glue the end to the roll.

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Push down the outer edges and you’re done!
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5 comments:

Tanya @ Greetings From the Asylum said...

I have a quilling wand, but I have been too afraid to use it. Thanks to your tutorial, it can finally come out of the craft closet and get put to work! Thanks for sharing!

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Cherished Bliss said...

Great tutorial!! Thanks for sharing at Craft and Tell!

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Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims said...

cute!!! thanks for the great tutorial!

Thanks for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday! Hope to see ya again this week :)