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Free Valentines Heart Quilling Pattern!
Lots of Love for your sweetheart and your family. Basic shapes create this pretty pattern!
Free Valentine Heart Quilling Pattern

INSTRUCTIONS

(Sample shown using 1/8 inch (.3 cm) wide paper, with 1/16 inch (.15 cm) accent spirals)

This pattern is great to use for Valentines Day, Wedding Cards, Anniversaries, any love filled moment or occasion. This is one of the patterns that I made for the "Quilling-A-Day" calendar with the added bonus of some helpful hints that were not able to be included in the calendar.

First, let me start by saying that there are certain shapes that I absolutely love to use, and the S-scroll shape is definitely one of those shapes. Please click here for the instructions to make the S-scroll shape.

I think you can see by the picture that they make for such a light, elegant look to your quilled design. The only problem I have found with the S-scrolls is because they are so airy, there is not much glue surface area so you have to be careful with these designs. If you can attach your S-scroll to another shape that is always helpful as you now have an additional anchor point for your work.

Making the Heart Shape

Use the picture for reference and for placement of the pieces

  • 14 - 3 in (7.62 cm) S-Scrolls Arrange in heart shape.
  • For a perfect heart shape every time, Draw, cut, or punch out the heart shape and use this shape as your heart pattern.
  • Look closely at the top and bottom of the heart where the 2 sides meet, I found that the nicest look and shape for the heart happen when you connect/glue the S-scrolls such that they are facing eachother and you glue the bottom.

Embellishments for the Heart. I chose to use Heart Coils to add to the "LOVE" theme (the best part is that you can change the shapes and create a completely unique design): First Heart Embellishment Arrangement:
  • 3- 3 in (7.62 cm) White Heart shaped coils
  • 2 - 1 in (2.54 cm) Green Spirals
  • Note: I have cut the 1/8 inch (.3cm) quilling strip in half, when creating the spirals for a more delicate look. You can also use 1/16 in (.15 cm) wide paper if you have some.
  • I placed the hearts at the top of the heart where it dips in the center.
  • I thought this made it look like the heart was a delicate necklace with the hearts as the pendant.
  • I have to share with you that I don't like the color green I selected. I had new paper that I wanted to use, but I would definitely go with a deeper green than this.
Second Heart Embellishment arrangement:
  • 4- 3 in (7.62 cm) White Heart shaped coils
  • 2 - 1 in (2.54 cm) Green Spirals
  • Note: I have cut the 1/8 inch (.3cm) quilling strip in half, when creating the spirals for a more delicate look. You can also use 1/16 in (.15 cm) wide paper if you have some.
  • These hearts I arranged on the top, right side of the heart for some added interest.

Please have fun with this pattern/design.
Enoy the Adventure!
Antonella :-)
Love Unconditionally, Laugh Uncontrollably, and Live Unexpectedly Free!


Free Quilling Instructions
A great way to get started! Check out these links that teach you the basic shapes and techniques before you jump in and start quilling. Great for the beginner or someone who wants to try something new.

Coil Shapes
Instructions for making the basic Tight Coil, Loose Coil, Teardrop or Raindrop, and Heart shapes.

Scroll and Spiral Shapes
Instructions for making Loose Scroll, S-Scroll, C-Scroll, Heart Scroll, and Spiral shapes.





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