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Scovill Zoo Quilled Cheetah Detail Images

Scovill Zoo Quilled Cheetah Detail Images

Have I ever told you that I am borderline obsessive? Well that and a perfectionist too. I think it’s why I like quilling so much. Sometimes I post pieces and I don’t think the details come out in the photos. The Scovill Zoo’s cheetah is […]

Scovill Zoo Quilled Cheetah

Scovill Zoo Quilled Cheetah

A few months ago I was contacted by a woman affiliated with the Scovill Zoo in Decatur, IL. She told me she’d seen my “Hear Me Roar” piece and had looked me up in hopes I might take on a project for the zoo’s August […]

Pink Gilded Whimsical Quilled Owl

Pink Gilded Whimsical Quilled Owl

Owls are one of the most popular quilling subjects. I’m not sure if it’s because people just simply love owls or if they lend well as a subject. It’s probably a combination of both. In the world of quilling you see two types of owls: […]

Rainbow Trout Quilled Sketched Hybrid

Rainbow Trout Quilled Sketched Hybrid

Rainbow Trout Quilled Sketched Hybrid This rainbow trout quilled sketched hybrid is another creation from the almost final day of my vacation. I have to give a thumbs up to my husband who informed me that to make it look more like a rainbow trout, […]

Quilled Floral Rainforest Snake

Quilled Floral Rainforest Snake

Quilled Floral Rainforest Snake I have no idea where the idea for a quilled floral rainforest snake came from but once it was stuck in my head, it had to come out. I had initially envisioned a simple green snake with a white flower on it’s […]

Colorful Quilled Rooster

Colorful Quilled Rooster

Colorful Quilled Rooster This colorful quilled rooster was a last-minute commission request that almost ended in disaster! I took the order on a Wednesday and told my client it would take roughly a week to do. But in my head I was thinking the following […]

Hummingbird with Gaura

Hummingbird with Gaura

Hummingbird with Gaura This is a “duplicate” piece based off a hummingbird with fuchsia I did this spring. I have to admit that I don’t like making duplicates of my work, so instead of fuchsia, I went with gaura for this one. I wanted to […]

Quilled Breast Cancer Awareness Art

Quilled Breast Cancer Awareness Art

Quilled Breast Cancer Awareness Art From the top down, they kind of look like cupcakes, but in reality, they are breasts. Or, at least a likeness of breasts made with quilling paper. I took a little break from quilling to recover from the Super-Flu that […]

Quilled Stylistic Lobster

Quilled Stylistic Lobster

Quilled Stylistic Lobster I have to admit that when I got this commission, I was really nervous about whether or not the client would like the finished product. Part of the reason was that it was a man who ordered it and the other part […]

Quilled Lily of the Valley Letter P Monogram

Quilled Lily of the Valley Letter P Monogram

Quilled Lily of the Valley Letter P Monogram As you might have read on my Facebook page, my father’s house burned to the ground on April 7, 2016. He lost everything, and my husband and I lost a great deal of our own belongings which […]

Making Smooth Tight Coils

Making Smooth Tight Coils

Making Smooth Tight Coils When you make tight coils and they exceed a certain diameter, they can get kind of rough looking. Especially the larger they become. For some reason, as you coil the paper on your tool, it creates little ridges, kind of like […]

Quilled Black and Gold Songbird

Quilled Black and Gold Songbird

Quilled Black and Gold Songbird Ever since I found a stash of gilded paper, I’ve been trying to find uses for it. This is another more elaborate example of a project that worked well with gilded paper. This quilled black and gold songbird took roughly […]

Quilled Northern Cardinal With Shiny Berries

Quilled Northern Cardinal With Shiny Berries

Quilled Northern Cardinal With Shiny Berries I recently made a Quilled Northern Cardinal that wasn’t realistic, but instead had snowflake and heart designs inside the body. It was kind of interesting what happened after that. I posted the image and within minutes a regular customer […]

Gilded Silver and Gold Quilled Mandala

Gilded Silver and Gold Quilled Mandala

Gilded Silver and Gold Quilled Mandala What a rush it is to create something that takes your own breath away. I’m not sure whether it was the euphoric rush of creativity or the beauty of the finished product. Either way, I loved every minute of […]

Quilled Hummingbird and Fuchsia

Quilled Hummingbird and Fuchsia

Quilled Hummingbird and Fuchsia One of my clients asked for a hummingbird. She sent over a photo of another quilled hummingbird with a lot of scrollwork and bright colors. I wasn’t sure whether she was drawn to the piece because of the scrollwork or the […]

Quilled Northern Cardinal

Quilled Northern Cardinal

Quilled Northern Cardinal This male Northern Cardinal is sitting on a branch covered in white berries and snow. I was inspired to make him after seeing an elephant that @quilligree made and posted on Instagram. Construction Normally I outline my monograms with a single strips […]


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