The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry
Techniques & Projects for Metallic Earrings & PendantsBook - 2017 | First edition
Quilled jewellery projects made with gilded-edge paper create a sophisticated style with the look of luxury metals. It was only a matter of time until the cute and crafty approach of quilled jewellery took a turn toward the more elegant and sophisticated. Ann Martin's gilded designs quilled from 1/8- and 1/16-inch metallic-edge paper strips have been featured in museums and pinned thousands of times. In this book, the author and designer shares 20 exquisite projects you won't believe are paper based. She details how to create a variety of quilled shapes suited to these pieces, with tips on quilling in general, and includes jewellery-making basics to turn paper into these stunning, wearable works of art, you could swear look like pure gold. AUTHOR: Ann Martin is a quilling enthusiast who explores the worlds of creative paper art and paper craft and writes and contributes to books and magazines. Her topics range from the latest on the craft scene--stylish DIYs, trends, and book reviews--to interviews with established artists, and features about emerging artisans with big ideas. Ann is a former hospital nurse who lives on the east coast of the United States in Delaware. She creates custom quilled marriage certificates, ketubot, and wedding invitation mats that are suitable for framing, as well as paper jewellery. She loves to introduce the surprising concept of rolled paper art to those who have never seen or heard of quilling. SELLING POINTS: * The metallic approach takes quilling to a more sophisticated level with gilded jewellery that looks like it's made from anything but paper. * Quilling continues to grow in popularity. * DIY for an assortment of unique earrings and pendants covers how to make different quilling shapes and basic jewellery. * An elegant quilled piece can be made and worn the same day.
Publisher: Blue Ash, Ohio : Interweave, 
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781632505774 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 745.54 MAR
Characteristics: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm