What is this blog?
This blog is about my crafts as I'm sure it's obvious, but rather specifically I post about my quilling. I suppose I didn't include quilling in the title simply because that would limit what I could put in this blog. In other words, 99% of this is in fact quilling.
There ARE periods where I don't post anything for a long time, but that doesn't mean I'm done with quilling! I'll post again. Eventually.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Pattern for 3-D fish
10 strips for the body, 1/4 inch, 5 strips for each half of the body
A part of a strip 1/4 inch wide to wrap around the 2 parts of the glued body, and a 3 mm one to put over that, to make the fish more colorful.
2 8 inch strips for middle fin
2 8 inch strips for bottom fins
a 4 inch strip for the top fin in the back, and a 6 inch one for the front
Eyes are a 2 inch strip and 1 inch strip glued together
For back fins, the upper most and lower most part consists of a 2 inch strip, and the middle two 1 inch strip
Lips are 2 1 inch strips. Don't be afraid to leave holes on them!
If you want your fish to be multi-colored like mine, use 1 1/2 strips for each color, and glue each color every other one in 3 inch sections, then make a long chain and roll.
Also, my fish are made using pearlized strips, which I suggest!
If you want a girl fish like I made, then take a very short black strip and use small scissors to cut 4 slits on it, and glue behind the eyes, cut as necessary.
Do you not understand a part of the directions or how to make a part of the fish? Then just ask me!