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What you'll need:
- Quilling strips (or paper which you'll cut into quilling strips using the ruler and knife)- see colours in photo
- Quilling Tool- up to you if you want to use a slotted, pointed or no tool at all.
- Optional: marble or something round
Note: all my strip lengths are based on an A4 sheet of paper (29.7cm/ 11.7in)
6 x 6mm strips
Glue the strips together to form a long snake
|2. Roll up all the strips into a make a tight coil|
|3. Flatten coil|
|5. Coat the inside with glue with your toothpick|
6. DRESS BASE:
6 x 3mm strips
Coat the coil in glue (don't push out)
|7. Connect the 3mm coil to the 6mm coil.|
Make sure the joins are in the same place
|8. Add a 3mm tight roll to make the neck|
|9. DECORATIONS: |
3mm x 15cm
Make a bundle of tear drop shapes to decorate her dress
Set aside to attach later on
10. Arm caps: 3mm strips x 7cm (make 2)
Make tight coils and push out slightly.
Glue and put aside to dry
|11. ARMS AND LEGS|
Arms: 1cm wide strip x 5cm (make 2)
Legs: 1.5 cm wide strip x 5cm (make 2)
|12. HANDS: |
3mm x 5cm strips (make 2)
Squeeze one side to flatten the coil
|13. Attach the hands to the arms|
|14. SHOES: |
Tight coil 1 x 3mm strip (make 2)
Create small dome shape
Squeeze into a heel (teardrop shape)
Pop out one side of dome to make the toes
Glue inside to hold the shape
|15. Glue the leg onto the shoe|
|16. Glue the arms into the arm caps|
Make tight coils using 10 x 3mm strips (make 2)
Pinch one side to make a chin
|18. Shape to make face and back of head|
|19. What you should have so far...|
Cut lots of little strips to make the hair style
|21. EARS: |
3mm x 5cm (make 2)
Tight coil then flatterned on one side
Glue to head
|22. Continue making hairstyle|
I've made a girly plait/braid
|23. Glue hair to the inside the face|
24. Glue the face to the back of the head.
Hold till dry
|25. Attach the arms|
Attach the legs- making sure it stands up by itself
Glue head onto neck- Balance!
Hold till dry
|26. Remember the decorations from step 9??|
(Optional) Glue on the teardrop dress decorations
Make sure to cover up the join mark on the dress
|27. Wrap first strip around finger and glue. |
Wrap to create the second loop and glue.
|28. Glue next strip and make the next loop|
|29. Continue like this adding colour and loops to your desired size|
|30. Make 2 big ones, and 2 small ones|
|31. Glue all wing bits together|
Attach to the back of your fairy.
Ta Da! Your super gorgeous 3D quilled Fairy Girl!
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