Quilling - or paperhugging as it's stillcalled, came from the English word quilling, which means a bird feather. It is the art of making flat or voluminous compositions from long and narrow strips of paper that are crowded into spirals. This art came to Russia from Korea, as a hobby, it also found its fans in Germany, America and England. This kind of needlework is very interesting and attractive also because it does not require large expenses. Of such material as paper and with the help of quilling techniques, you can create even jewelry in the form of jewelry. However, most often today we meet the quilling scheme - butterflies. Probably, this is the most common craft in quilling, because it turns out very beautiful and original. It can serve as a simple decoration, and be a part of the panel. To the category of flowers and spring quilling we wantcarry the proposed to you hand-made chamomile. To do this, we need a strip of colored paper about 2 mm wide and 30 cm long. Keep in mind that the paper should be colored on both sides. We still need a thin awl, although we can do with a toothpick, to which we will wind our stripes. So, a short master-class on creating chamomile with the help of quilling technique. We twist a strip of paper on our toothpick or thin awl, then carefully remove it, spread it out a little and glue the tip of the paper with the help of glue, in order to finally not lose our shape. We need to pinch the resulting drop of paper. There are several ways to do this:
- from one edge,
- from two edges, the form of a boat,
- from one edge to clamp a droplet, and from the opposite side to press a fingernail, pressing inwards. So, we should get a heart.
So, now you can start laying outthe petal of our flower. To do this, take the resulting blanks and put them on a previously prepared sheet of paper. It is desirable that the background, which you will use as a basis, is slightly tinted in the center, where the flower itself will be located. Now carefully, in one direction we compose the petal of the flower. Its core can also be slightly refined with a deeper shade of color, from which your flower is laid out. But, remember that the procedure for toning should take place only when you have already laid out and pasted the workpieces to the base. Next, we proceed to work on the core of the flower. It must necessarily look like a terry. To create this effect, you need a strip of paper, finely chopped on one side. Then we continue to work, as before, we use the torsion technique, as when creating petals. For work, you can use several colors of paper, then you have to glue a strip of two colors. When gluing such a flower, the core is glued in the center, and only then the petals are around it. How to make a daisy quilling - a leaf? To do this, we cut out two identical sheets. On one of them we glue one or two thin wires, which will be veins of the sheet, then on top the second half of the sheet. For greater realism, you can also apply shadows and shades with paint. Well, that's the way we created an excellentcomposition - chamomile in the quilling technique! With the help of this technique you can create very interesting works, various flowers that can be designed and decorated with their own interior. Special handy material for you can buy in handicraft shops or online stores. Currently, there are no problems with the availability and choice of such goods. If you have an urgent need, you can create strips for quilling yourself. To do this, you need to purchase plain office paper, but a colored one and cut it to a certain width. Thus, you will get colored stripes for work in quilling technique.