Quilling technique - paper postcard design. Everyone wants to be original and give unusual gifts. This technique allows you to make beautiful greeting cards with your own hands, which will be a wonderful gift. Quilling a postcard with your own hands is a real creativity and a hobby. For starters, you can make a card with a bouquet. Material for work In order to work inthis technique, you need color paper, scissors, awl, glue. Having mastered the techniques of manufacturing spiral, you can collect a variety of patterns. From the very beginning, strips with a width of 4-5 mm are cut. Their length is equal to the length of the leaf. Then, with the help of an awl, spirals are wound. The paper should be painted from two sides - so the details look more beautiful. Having wound on an awl and removed from it a spiral, it is necessary to give it a little bloom. These spiralaches are the right amount, 11 red - for a bouquet. Greens need - 10. Screwing the right amount, the tails are gently stuck. Types of spirals In the photo you can see spirals and what shapes they can take. Pressing fingers on both sides, a spiralgiven the right shape: petal, eye, heart. For a postcard with a bouquet, the red spirals remain round, and the green leaves are given a leaf shape. From a sheet of thick white paper, the blank of the postcard base is made-folded in half. On the title page are pasted green strips in the form of twigs, on which will be glued flowers and petals from spiral. In order to make a card with hearts, you need to make them from spiral. For this, a strip of red is wound on the awl, but only to the middle - and the bend is made. Begins winding another tail, spirals look at each other. Slightly blossoming, you get a heart. After pasting it all on the postcard and inscribing it, you can safely give! Fine flowers When the needlewoman can make popular spirals from strips, she can try and more complex elements. For example, make such beautiful lilac flowers. The combination of colors can be chosen by yourself, and the principle is one, spirals. Precisely on the same principles are made and these wonderful cats. This card is a good gift for the day of all lovers. Of course, the smaller and thinner the elements fromspiral, the more graceful the work is. To make small shapes, the strips are cut thinner - 3 mm. For the colors shown below, paper of three colors is used. The same spirals, only gave them the shape of a tulip flower. Leaves are loosely twisted spirals. To make such pussy-willow branches, it is usedwhite paper, and to the finished branches a green strip is glued. The scarlet flower is made quite simply - there are no big difficulties. Colors can pick up those that like. The postcard is very tender. With such simple compositions, you have to start your acquaintance with quilling. As the New Year holiday is approaching, it would be good to make postcards with pictures of elegant Christmas trees. Yes, they will require more work and patience, but the result will please both you and your family. Having mastered all the tricks and making quilling of the card with your own hands, the experience will gradually come. And you can make this occupation your favorite hobby. With time, not immediately, of course, you can learndo and such wonderful work. Yes, they seem very complicated, but practice and creativity will help to master this technique thoroughly. The work is very thin, almost jewelery. But not unreachable. Working on instructions and master classes, you can learn to make such a goldfish. On the site, needlewomen will always help with good advice and share their experiences.