Four experienced paper crafters show you everything you need to make your own quilled characters, wildflowers and motifs to decorate your craftwork. A comprehensive source of innovative ideas, each of the many projects is accompanied by full step-by-step techniques. Start from the beginning, with clear explanations of the basics of quilling, and build up to make everything from chocolate drops to angels, taking in frogs and hot air balloons along the way!
Renowned papercutter, Jessica Palmer, shares her art from inspiration to conclusion. Learn how to separate the visual world into positive and negative shapes and design gorgeous images with pattern, texture and impact. A practical section shows step by step how to 'draw with a knife' safely and effectively. Then Jessica provides artistic insights into an inspiring selection of her paper artworks, including silhouettes, portraits, landscapes, fashion images, illustrations, life drawing and more.
Paper Panda, aka Louise Firchau, is a papercutting superstar, with thousands of fans worldwide eager to purchase her distinctive and highly sought after papercut designs. In this gorgeous book, she shows you not only how its done in easy-to-follow steps, but also provides over 20 papercutting templates to try out for yourself. The book begins with a design section in which Paper Panda provides a personal account of what inspires her, how she works, and how Paper Panda came about. This is followed by the techniques section, in which step-by-step... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakeQuilled AnimalsPaperbackDiane Boden9781782210887$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Feb 23, 2015
Quilling is a traditional papercraft that has been popular for many years. This delightful book provides 20 easy yet imaginative designs covering a range of animals such as cats, dogs, sheep, a hippopotamus, a fox, giraffes and an alpaca, and includes three-dimensional designs. The projects are cute and whimsical, and quick to make. They will appeal to experienced quillers looking for new ideas and inspiration, as well as beginners who wish to take up this delightful craft. The completed designs can be used to decorate greetings cards, p... + Read More
Embroidery on paper is a traditional and well-loved craft, here artfully translated into beautiful and understated Japanese designs by Atsumi, Minako Chiba and Mari Kamio. These three talented Japanese crafters have created a range of delightful paper projects that are modern, stylish and fun to make. Each project is accompanied by a full-size template and notes on how to embroider the design, and there are clear and detailed instructions on the materials and tools you require; the essential technique of embroidering on paper; and eleven basic ... + Read More
Series: Paper Folded FlowersAll the skills you need to make 21 beautiful projectsPaperbackElizabeth Moad9781782214267$15.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Apr 24, 2017
With step-by-step photographic guidance, Elizabeth Moad shows you how to make simple, yet effective, paper flower embellishments, from greeting card adornments to floral bunting and decorations that will brighten any home. Learn how to apply simple folding techniques such as kirigami and teabag folding to create beautiful blooms for any occasion. There are twenty-one projects in all, ranging from straightforward concertina-fold flowers to elaborate and elegant paper roses.
Renowned quiller, Jane Jenkins explains all the techniques needed using step by step photographs and clear instructions. She has designed a beautiful project to go with each technique, so that readers can produce lovely quilled work while building their skills. Learn this addictive craft from closed loose coils and alternative side looping to fringed flowers, crimping, zigzagging and tendrils, while creating a Victorian Fan, an Art Nouveau Iris, Foxgloves, a Butterfly and more. Patterns are provided for all the projects. Ideal for beginners, bu... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakePapercutsPaperbackPaper Panda9781782211914$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Apr 20, 2015
Louise Firchau is an expert paper cutter and owner of the renowned online paper cuts company Paper Panda. Her gorgeous designs are much sought after, and here are twenty of them - all created by Louise especially for the book, and all in her distinctive and exquisite style. Each project consists of a full-size template and a photograph of the finished design, together with tips on cutting, or how to display the finished item and a 1-5 difficulty rating. With notes on basic papercutting techniques at the start of the book, this is a must-have bu... + Read More
Series: Paper QuillingAll the skills you need to make 20 beautiful projectsPaperbackElizabeth Moad9781782214250$15.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES May 22, 2017
Elizabeth Moad takes you through simple step-by-step techniques to show you how to make beautiful quilled cards, gift boxes, tags and wall art for family and friends. Modern motifs, vibrant papers and funky framing can be used to transform this ancient craft into contemporary designs that appeal to all ages. Elizabeth uses elements such as patterns and colour combinations as a starting point and then translates them into exciting quilling ideas. Using minimal equipment and featuring flowers, balloons, hearts, owls and more, create unique and ... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakeModern DecoupagePaperbackLouise Crosbie9781782210870$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Aug 24, 2015
Decoupage is one of the most popular papercrafts that has re-emerged recently. It is a traditional craft that is extremely popular in the US and is growing in popularity in the UK as a result of the trend for upcycling, altered art, etc. It has been given a complete facelift by the appearance on the market of some fabulous papers, adhesives and finishing products from companies such as Decopatch and DecoArt. It involves gluing papers on to everyday objects to give them a completely new and exciting look. It works on all surfaces, including card... + Read More
Iris folding is a simple technique that involves folding papers to create beautiful, spiralling patterns that are similar in shape to the iris aperture of a camera. In this book, Maruscha Gaasenbeek shares with you her love of iris folding, providing templates and clear instructions for 130 beautiful greetings cards based on iris-folded designs. It combines three previously published books by the same author: Iris Folding With Love, Iris Folding For Fun and Iris Folding a Full Year, and represents a fantastic source of inspiration and ideas for... + Read More
Series: Origami& Other Paper CreationsPaperbackMarie Claire Idees9781844489930$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Nov 01, 2013
Origami: & other paper creations is an inventive, trendy, and refined look at the popular Japanese art of paper folding. It features 40 projects and accessories ranging from jewellery, bookmarks, table decorations, childrens room decorations, and projects for holiday activates and past times. Marie Claire Idées manages to construct a fresh, new look at this traditional form of paper-crafting while remaining true to the authentic and modest elements of the Japanese style. The projects have been carefully selected to appeal to the amateur paper... + Read More
Series: Decoupage Your HomeA contemporary guide to transforming everyday objectsPaperbackFransie Snyman9781782215769$19.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Aug 07, 2017
One of the most popular crafts to re-emerge recently, decoupage is ideal to decorate just about anything, from small household items to large pieces of furniture. Discover its delights with this start-to-finish guide packed with technique know-how and stylish projects. Starting with tools and materials, preparation of bases and blanks, choosing napkins, paper and fabric, cutting techniques and finding the perfect product for the effect you want to achieve, the book contains more than 50 appealing projects with clear step by step instructions ... + Read More
Series: Start OrigamiAll the techniques and tips you need to get you startedPaperbackMark Bolitho9781844487387$13.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Dec 01, 2011
This book is an entry-level introduction to the ancient art of paper folding. This book demonstrates the enormous number of ways to use paper folding in order to get beginners started on these beautiful projects, keep them interested and set their creativity alight. Start Origami begins with a brief history of origami followed by a guide through useful tools and equipment. The reader is given understanding of what it is possible to create using various origami papers. Shown in simple stages of how to fold and create paper models the projec... + Read More
Series: Twenty to MakeWashi Tape CardsPaperbackSara Naumann9781782212034$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Jan 19, 2015
Cardmaking has always been popular, and this book brings this traditional and timeless papercraft right up-to-date through the use of fresh, modern designs, a range of mixed-media techniques and the latest products. This book builds on this tradition, but takes it in new and exciting directions by using all the latest techniques and products. Sara's expertise and background knowledge, coupled with her easy and accessible style, make this book a wonderful introduction to modern mixed-media techniques and products for papercrafters and card-make... + Read More
Learn how to make flag books, star books, accordian books and more. Decorate them with stamping, collage, stitching and embellishments. This innovative step-by-step guide offers simple and challenging ideas and crafters will love the colourful projects and great designs. An innovative, practical guide containing all you need to know to create unique, decorated books.
Learn to make a party mask for any occasion. Renowned craft author, Judy Balchin has created twenty great designs for masks that you can make using ready available materials. There are easy to follow instructions.
Series: Twenty to MakeTags & ToppersPaperbackMichelle Powell9781844483372$9.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Dec 01, 2008
Tags and toppers are mini, three-dimensional sticker motifs made using pretty papers, glitter, ribbons and any other kind of embellishment you can think of. They are designed to adorn handmade greetings cards, gift boxes, bags and scrapbook pages. Craft shops are filled to overflowing with gorgeously themed packs of readymade ones, but it is so easy, and so much more fun, to make your own! All you need are some basic craft materials and tools, and tags and toppers need such small pieces of paper and ribbon that they are an ideal way of using ... + Read More
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