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Quilling Basics: Discover the Magic World of Surprises in Quilling - Learn Quilling - cover

Quilling Basics: Discover the Magic World of Surprises in Quilling - Learn Quilling

Alberta Neal

Publisher: Alberta Neal

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Summary

The first book from the "Learn Quilling" series, "Quilling Basics" is a book for beginners, with step by step instructions and pictures. The reader will discover the world of paper, a world of relaxation and creativity, in which simple strips of paper can become wonderful pieces of art.  
Reading the book "Quilling Basics", you will learn how to choose the best paper for your creation, tools needed, how to make paper strips at home and other tips. Using pictures and written details, Alberta Neal explain how to make basics shapes and to complete easy projects that can be made by you at home. 
The book has a fiction element, so you will discover the story of Cosmina and her curiosity in quilling. 
A trip in Cosmina's world 
Cosmina, an ambitious young lady, learns step-by-step the secrets of the quilling technique. Starting from her desire to discover a new world, Cosmina applies herself to the art of quilling while being guided by a person who truly cares for her, and thus she becomes, after many trials, an example for her friends. 
You are invited to read this book to come closer to Cosmina and her experiences in the art of quilling. 
The Book Content 
The book is divided in five chapters, bringing the readers detailed explanations and good practice techniques for skilful paper rolling. 
Quilling Basics. Discover the Magic World of Surprises in Quilling is a complete guide for paper rolling. It is addressed especially to those who wish to learn the art of quilling, but also to those who are already initiated in this art but who are looking for answers of how to create better and cleaner work that can attract admiring looks from people. 
The book structure is as follows: 
- Chapter 1 Types of paper recommended for quilling; 
- Chapter 2 Basic tools required for quilling; 
- Chapter 3 Rolling the paper and basic shapes; 
- Chapter 4 Tips every beginner should know; 
- Chapter 5 Quilling designs you can make at home; 
- Appendix 1. How to make quilling paper; 
- Appendix 2. Types of paper and using recommendations; 
- Appendix 3. Metrical dimensions; 
- Appendix 4. Basic quilling shapes; 
- Appendix 5. Standard colours for quilling paper strips; 
- Appendix 6. Glossary; 
Discover your own world of magic 
By following the instructions, examples and advices, and by practicing the models suggested by the author for home study, you can enjoy the crafting of objects that you can do yourself, and which can be given various uses: creating cards, decorating picture frames, presents, the Christmas tree, and any household object you may fancy. 
The models are easy to craft by a beginner, while the most advanced artists may also find a source of inspiration for more complex projects. 
Considering the fact that some people might consider using this art as a source of income through their own small business, we could say that they will be paid many times more than what they have invested.

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