Sew Crafty Friday-Creating a Quilled Frame-Part 2

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Shereen at Waiting for Him hosts Sew Crafty Friday.

Due to the drama of the past few days, I didn’t get to work on any of the projects that I was planning, but as promised I will share the pictures of my finished quilled project. (Just a note: These are some of the rescued pictures. Praising God for every minute!)

For the fringed sunflowers I glued a yellow 6” fringed strip of ¾” wide paper, and a black 1/8” strip.

Here are some of the quilled circles.  The board is used to let the quilled pieces relax and then I glue the ends and hold them with a pin.  Each quilled piece is made from 1/8” wide strips of various lengths depending on what size I want.  Some are loose quills and others are tight rolls.

Here are all the finished quilled pieces waiting to be shaped and assembled.

I use a piece of packing Styrofoam covered with wax paper to make my designs.  I use pins and toothpicks to help keep the pieces in place until the glue dries.

These are most of my finished pieces waiting for placement. After making the grapes, I realized that they were too big for the design, so I started over on them.

I used my design template that I had put on the wax paper covered foam core board and began assembly, again using pins to hold things in place.

After I was satisfied with the placement of the main pieces I began to glue everything to the mat.

When the main pieces were in place I added the green vines and the small details.

For this project I found this kitchen prayer and printed it out.

Here is a close up of the bottom.

Here is a close up of the top.

The finished project.

I  am really happy with the finished project and may do this design again for my own kitchen.

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16 Responses to Sew Crafty Friday-Creating a Quilled Frame-Part 2

  1. Anonymous says:

    Ginny,

    That is absolutely beautiful!! Wonderful job! You make me want to pull my quilling projects out again.

    Terri

    http://www.heartsinservice.blogspot.com

  2. Anonymous says:

    Wow, you did a great job on that–and so fast! I think you should do one for yourself. It's adorable!

    BTW, Mom2fur of Sortafrugal.blogspot.com here. I hope you can visit me!

  3. Anonymous says:

    That is absolutely beautiful! I wish I could do such detailed work and design, very pretty! I have my first Sew Crafty Friday post up. <a href="http://sewingmom.com/2008/01/25/sew-crafty-friday/"sewingmom.com</a&gt;

  4. lahbluebonnet says:

    How lovely! Lately, I've been noticing books on quilling in the craft stores for the first time! =)

    Blessings,

    Laurie

  5. Anonymous says:

    That looks just lovely! I wonder how long it must have taken…it would have taken me FOREVER! Great job!

    Rebecca from http://www.zeahrenaissance.blogspot.com

  6. MorningLight says:

    So very pretty! I would have never thought of that.

    http://www.joyinthemorninglight.blogspot.com

    Edited by MorningLight on Friday, January 25, 2008 at 1:59 PM

  7. Gina says:

    That is so beautiful! I love quilling. That looks like it took a long time to do. You should definitely be pleased with the results! Way to go!

    Gina at http://asustainedlife.blogspot.com

  8. kellieann says:

    I've done a little bit of that for scrapbooking but nothing to that magnitude. Looks great!

    So glad things got resolved with your computer.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Oh wow! I have never seen how those are done. That is beautiful. I am simply amazed. I found you through the Sew Crafty Friday meme. I have mine up at http://www.chatbugkaren.com/windingthreads/2008/01/24/pepsi-purse/

    Karen

  10. ReviewsbyHeidi says:

    ….absolutely gorgeous!

    Someone did one of these for us with our wedding invitation and it got misplaced. It didn't look nearly this pretty though.

    Heidi

  11. momofneb says:

    Ladies let me reassure you that it is truly beautiful! I know first hand because I am the very blessed recipient of this wonderful picture frame! Ginny did a wonderful job and I absolutely LOVE it! Thank you again so much Ginny!!!! What a blessing you are!

    ~ Kim

  12. Anonymous says:

    That is really something. Beautiful!

    Momawake

    http://www.wintersedgehome.blogspot.com

  13. SongOfTheSagebrush says:

    Just lovely! I bet my daughters would love to learn to do this! I think I'll check into quilling a bit more!

    Blessings,

    Anne-Marie

  14. 4sweetums says:

    That is really lovely. I am always impressed with your talent.

    Blessings,

    4sweetums

  15. Anonymous says:

    This is just lovely. Thank you so much for sharing. Is it as difficult as it looks to do quilling?

  16. momofmhasr says:

    Wow what a beautiful job. I saw your work over at momofneb aand had to come and tell you.

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