Friday, June 28, 2013

Paper Shaping Tools & Piercing Mat

New at Custom Quilling Paper Shaping Tools & Piercing Mat.
• 1” Slotted Paper Rolling / Piercing Tool
• 12mm / 4mm Ball Stylus
• Right Angle Tweezers - ergonomic design 
• Firm Piercing / Veining Mat

1” Slotted Rolling / Piercing Tool:
• Create rolled flowers and add curves to larger shapes
• Pierce flower centers to insert stems or stamens
• Pierce patterns in paper, holes for stitching and brads
 12mm/4mm Stylus:
• Cover more area faster when softening paper shapes
• Use to add ink dots in 2 sizes

Right Angle Tweezers:
• Easily pick up and hold small embellishments
• Allows more accurate placement

Piercing / Veining Mat:
• Piercing mat is 6-1/4x8-3/4x1/4 inches
• Firm surface to easily add veining to leaves
• Pierce decorative patterns on paper

The tools are marked for easy identification, with easy Grip handles for added comfort... these are the perfect addition to McGill Paper Blossoms Punches and a must have for your tool collection!
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

How to Make 100 Paper Flowers

Just in at Custom Quilling a new book for creating paper flowers.
Learn how to make 100 beautiful flowers, from lifelike to fanciful, with How to Make 100 Paper Flowers! These creations are perfect for weddings and other celebrations, and this comprehensive guide brings you a wide variety of techniques and styles. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by color photos and diagrams; techniques include general crafting (cut, shape, and glue), origami, and quilling. All patterns are included! Color your world and satisfy your craft cravings with delightful, handmade, paper flowers.

About The Author: For Maria Noble, making flowers is a lifelong passion that began as a child watching her mother and aunt run a floral business. Using innovative methods, they made beautiful flowers from fabric, paper, and other materials for weddings and other special events. Maria started her own business ten years ago, incorporating her inherited skills and exploring ideas of her own to create new, distinctive flowers. The business has flourished, and now her exquisite flowers are sought out by consumers and businesses nationwide, including leading event planners in New York and Los Angeles. Her flowers have been featured in various magazines and on popular websites.
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