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What is Quilling? Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip and these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, and various ornamental patterns similar to ironwork. During the Renaissance, French and Italian nuns and monks used quilling to decorate book covers and religious items. The paper most commonly used was strips of paper trimmed from the gilded edges of books. These gilded paper strips were then rolled to create the quilled shapes. Quilling often imitated the original ironwork of the day. (came from this site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quilling)

Projects can range from simple gift tags and cards to pictures, jewellery, three dimensional models or the decoration of boxes for the meet ups.

All supplies are bought by me and I bring them to every class. Each person that
attends a class will be paying $15(cash or check) and getting a kit that I created with a quilling tool, quilling paper, and the instructions. I will also bringing scissors and glue. The person gets to take the kit home with them. So the person coming to the class does not need to bring anything just themselves and their friends or family with their creative imaginations.

There is an introductory shape making class the first half of any class you pick to go to. If you have never taken a class before this basic intro class I will help you. But I have also taught classes without
teaching the basic shapes and the students taking the class had no problem learning and finishing the project. This is also a very relaxing craft for young people and adults to learn.

I hope you can join us!

Upcoming events (5)

Quilled Flowers

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We will be creating a Quilled flowers that you could add to card or put in a pot with skewer stick. This is a very beginner class learning the basic of quilling and learning to use a quilling comb or hair comb to create the flower. This should be simple for beginners. $15.00 per per person Ages 8 to 90+ are welcome to participate. If it should snow this is what I do: I email you through meetup.com every person who has signed up that day or a day before the class to alert everyone that I am canceling and or moving the class to another day. I also comment on the front page of the class link to let others know I have canceled due to snow. If you can not make it to a class anytime of the year please be kind and un-RSVP yourself. Location: if you can find Latham farms Hannaford. Then look for Dicks Sporting Goods and right across the road from them is the Panera entrance. Panera has moved to the other side of Staples. With the same mailing address as before 601 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110 and if you are still lost call Panera at[masked]. Hope to see you there.

Quilling: Rainbow heart ornaments

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We will be creating a ornament with rainbow heart using quilling paper. What is in the picture are earrings but just in case you do not wear earrings. We can change it to a hanging ornament. Cost per person $15 I will bring all the supplies with me. Age Restriction: 10 to 90+ If you have problems with your hands or fingers this class may give you problems. Please bring your eye glasses too they might help. Location: if you can find Latham farms Hannaford. Then look for Dicks Sporting Goods and right across the road from them is the Panera entrance. Panera has moved to the other side of Staples. With the same mailing address as before 601 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110 and if you are still lost call Panera at[masked]

Drinking Straw Miniature Flowers

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We will be creating a Miniature Drinking Straw flowers. You will be creating several flowers from unused straws that are wider then your traditional straw. I will get little miniature flower pots and foam square or circle items to put in the pot so you can stick the several flowers you make in the miniature flower pot. If you have scissors that you want to bring please do. I will try to bring the scissors too to share. $15.00 per per person Ages 8 to 90+ are welcome to participate. If it should snow this is what I do: I email you through meetup.com every person who has signed up that day or a day before the class to alert everyone that I am canceling and or moving the class to another day. I also comment on the front page of the class link to let others know I have canceled due to snow. If you can not make it to a class anytime of the year please be kind and un-RSVP yourself. Location: if you can find Latham farms Hannaford. Then look for Dicks Sporting Goods and right across the road from them is the Panera entrance. Panera has moved to the other side of Staples. With the same mailing address as before 601 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110 and if you are still lost call Panera at[masked]. Hope to see you there.

FREE EVENT - Color in your Coloring Book

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This is a free get together. Bring your own coloring book and coloring pencils and just color. You bring whatever coloring supplies you have. No instruction. Just relax and color. Ages 10 to 90. Cost: $ FREE Location: if you can find Latham farms Hannaford. Then look for Dicks Sporting Goods and right across the road from them is the Panera entrance. Panera Bread has moved to the other side of Staples. With the same mailing address as before 601 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110 and if you are still lost call Panera Bread at[masked]

Past events (188)

*Free* Basic Quilling Shapes Class - for Beginners

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