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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Free Quilled Orange and Black Witches Hat and Broom


If the Broom Fits Ride It free printable project


I promised I would post the instructions for the 

Quilled Witches Hat and Broom 

I made in this fun project (please click here for the printable) where you can grab the funny quote I used in this project!


Ok, now onto the quilling!
Free Quilled Orange and Black Witches Hat Instructions

The hat begins very similarly to another witches hat I shared, check out the picture and link below!

Quilled Witches Hat:

  • 3 strips of black quilling paper - Rolled to create a teardrop shape
  • Tip: I wanted the hat to be denser, that is why I used so many strips
  • Tip: You can certainly use fewer strips if you'd like, that's the fun of making it yourself!

I wanted to incorporate orange, because I do love the way black and orange look, so I grabbed a few leftover orange strips from another project and, this is what I did:
  • Pulled off a piece and wrapped it around the teardrop
  • This was the fun part, I used these orange strips to create a more cone-like hat
  • They worked perfectly to keep that slightly off center, angled hat that I wanted to create
  • Tip: You can use accent colors and strips to create special shapes in your quilling as I've done here

Lastly,

  • 1 strip of black quilling paper to create a crescent shape for the brim of the hat
  • Glue this to the base of your hat
and there you have one quilled witches hat!
Free Quilled Witches Broom Instructions

The Broom was even easier! 

  • Cut off a 3/4 inch wide, by 3 inches long strip from a brown paper bag
  • Cut fringes into the strip along the 3 inch long side, making sure not to cut through the entire 3/4 inches
  • Roll it to create the bristles of the broom.  
  • The broom handle is a leftover piece of black paper
  • I added the black to the top because I love the contrast
  • Tip: Adding the black cover at the top is more than a decorative choice, it is also a great way to keep the broom together
Looking for another option for your witches hat? You can check out this project by clicking on the picture below or clicking this link.
 Check out this fun Quilling, Paper Filigree project. This cute witches hat with green hair from Antonella at www.quilling.blogspot.com


I hope you have a wonderful day!
Antonella Quilling Art

16 comments:

Ann said...

the witch's hat is so cute. I may have to dig in my craft stuff and pull out those quilling strips

UTs Hobby Time said...

Fabulous creation. Your quilling is so beautiful.

Loz said...

Fantastic card and thanks for th quilling instructions. I saw this on mIM..Loz

Andrea W said...

The sentiment is perfect for your fun broom and hat! Thanks for visiting my blog. We crossed paths at Make It Monday.

Lisa S. said...

Love your fun Halloween card Antonella. Your are such a crafty lady! Hugs

Pia S said...

Love this little card with broom and hat - cute! I spotted it on MIM.

Amy @ Homey Oh My! said...

What an adorable project!

lalkygirl said...

What a fabulous card...love the design and your quilling is just beautiful
Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
Tracey x

Cynthia Margaron said...

Oh this is darling. I am glad you left the link. I love the adorable hat and broom. Too cute. Saw it at MIM....but also on my comments on my blog. Hugs,
Cynthia

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog ..often .
Love your creativity shared on your blog .Love the hat and broom this time
hugs Shirley-Anne

Renee Butchart said...

This is wonderful Antonella! Thanks for visiting my blog & for your lovely comment. I saw you on MIM.
Hugs, Renee

Lola said...

Your quilled card is just delightful and very cute sentiment. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog from MIM!

meg said...

Thanks for stopping by from MIM,I've never tried quilling but seeing your lovely card makes me want to give it a go.

Katelyn said...

My sister and I use to do quilling a lot, so glad to see people still enjoy doing it, love the broom!

Wendy McCarthy said...

Great quilling project, I must confess too tricky for me, but you do a lovely job! Spotted it on MIM xx

Susan@Organized31 said...

How adorable! And the quote is perfect. Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday on Organized 31.

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