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Topic: Quilled Christmas Ornament  (Read 3835 times)
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« on: December 10, 2005 07:15:46 PM »

This is a present for a friend who moved into her first apartment this year, so it's her first year with her own christmas tree!  It's a normal styrofoam ball, covered with quilled poinsettia flowers and green leaves and scrolls and things.  I haven't added the cord to hang it on the tree yet; I'm going to buy gold ribbon or string.  

And to show how big it is:

Let me know what you think!
« Last Edit: January 04, 2010 11:15:59 AM by rackycoo » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2005 12:55:59 AM »

Very cute!! That must have taken a lot of patience to get all the quills to line up properly.
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2005 03:54:38 PM »

flippin heck. that must have taken years! so clever defunctbuffalo.

« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2005 05:06:11 PM »

Hehe--  many, many  movies.  Not as long as you would think, though--  a lot of the green is just scrollwork, so no gluing of shapes, which cuts down on the time.  But still.  I need a life.   Smiley

« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2005 08:28:04 AM »

I have some Quilling stuff here at home, but haven't had chance / the motivation to use it yet.

How do you get the quilled items to stay stuck down, as a child (the last time I did quilling) I could never get the items to stay stuck to card or whatever.

Do you have any tips?

Btw, I love the decoration, its so adorable.

« Last Edit: December 14, 2005 07:51:54 AM by Ditsy » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2005 06:19:47 PM »

Ditsy--  I use Elmer's glue for everything.  You need to be patient and wait for everything to dry.  So roll the circle, glue it shut, and wait for it to dry.  Then shape, then dip in glue, and place on paper.  It should stick.  It might help to use tweezers to place the shapes-- otherwise they always stick to my hands and I get frustrated and crumple them up! 

Good luck.  Quilling is awesome.  Smiley
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