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Quillers

Posted by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 12:42 AM
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Do we have any quillers in the house? I have just learned how and love it.I'm going to attempt Easter cards for my family.If you are a quiller please share you projects!

                                      Tlazer

by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 12:42 AM
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lkholcomb
by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 5:28 AM

Can you tell us what a quiller is? (for those of us who don't know, lol)

"You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body." --C.S. Lewis

AmmuJSE
by Group Admin on Feb. 13, 2009 at 2:36 PM


Quoting lkholcomb:

Can you tell us what a quiller is? (for those of us who don't know, lol)

Ditto!

rhianonmat
by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 9:22 PM


Quoting AmmuJSE:


Quoting lkholcomb:

Can you tell us what a quiller is? (for those of us who don't know, lol)

Ditto!

 

 

 

 




 

TLAZER
by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 9:52 PM

The art of twirling paper started during the Renaissance when nuns decorated bibles and religious texts with swirly strips of paper. Back then, they used feathers (quills) for writing and it is believed that they rolled the strips of paper around the quill - thus the term "quilling".

quilling basic coilsIn quilling, a narrow strip of paper (¼" or ⅜" wide) is rolled around a slotted quilling tool to form a tight roll (called a coil). The loose end of the coil is glued onto the roll to prevent unrolling. The coil may be allowed to unroll itself slightly before the loose end is glued on: this forms a "loose coil". Loose coils can be shaped by pinching the ends to form teardrop or crescent moon shapes. These coils are then arranged into flowers, fruits, animals, and any shape imaginable.good luck

maisah
by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 10:28 PM

I like this.. it is nice, veru pretty!

TLAZER
by on Feb. 13, 2009 at 11:59 PM

It's very easy you should try it!

lkholcomb
by on Feb. 14, 2009 at 4:05 AM

I found a website and when I have the money am going to order the starter kit! It looks fun and interesting!

"You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body." --C.S. Lewis

rhianonmat
by on Feb. 14, 2009 at 11:22 AM


Quoting lkholcomb:

I found a website and when I have the money am going to order the starter kit! It looks fun and interesting!


You can also get quilling supplies at most craft stores like Michaels and Hobby Lobby.

Hugs,

L

 



 

AmmuJSE
by Group Admin on Feb. 14, 2009 at 5:02 PM

Oh that's very cool and very pretty. LOL I might wait to start it when my kids are a little older, they might thing it's crafts for them! 

TLAZER
by on Feb. 14, 2009 at 10:56 PM

I have seen on some site that people make earrings and necklaces out of this if I find a pic i'll post it,they were beautiful

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