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  • Historical Notes
  • Materials
    • Coils- Open forms, Closed forms
    • Technique
    • Simple Examples to Make
    • Development of Ideas- Doodling, Borders, Corners, Abtract Arrangements
    • Quilling with more than one strip at a time
    • Quilling designs using pins
  • Jewellery- Brooches, Pendants, Earrings, Rings, Necklaces, Chokers
  • Mobiles
  • Christmas- Tree, Tree Decorations, Gift Decorations, Cards, Crown, Angels
  • Printing and Stencilling
  • Pictures and Cards
  • Quilling on Objects- Boxes, Table mats and coasters, Teapot stand, Mirrors, Tray, Cross, Lampshade
  • Resin Work- Pendants, Paperweights, Finger plate and door knob
  • Children's Work
  • Quilling with other materials- Straw, Wood, Cane, Corrugated paper, String, Leather, Hessian

Title: Quilling: The Colonial Art of Paper Scrollwork(The Larousse Craft Series)
Author/Designer: Elisabeth Aaron
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1976
Publisher: Larousse & Co., Inc., NY
Language: English
Page Count: 120
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 10" x 7 1/2"
ISBN: 0883320355

SUMMARY- Some of the designs feel dated now, but not all entirely, and of course the basic instructions are good. I especially enjoyed her introduction with the history of quilling. She gives a lot of photographs to show how it was used historically. My favorite, though, is the gallery in the back, where she invited other artists to experiment with the medium, using other materials than paper to make quilled artwork.