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Paper Craft for Easter - Quilled Paper Easter Eggs

Using scrapbook paper instead of quilling paper is interesting because the scrapbook paper is white on the backside and leaves a white edge on each quilled piece. And exactly that seemed fascinating because once the quilled paper circles were glued together, the egg looked somehow antique and subtle, rather than brilliantly colored. What is also amazing is just how many quilled circles it took to decorate just one egg.

This project is time consuming. The eggs used were about 7.5 cm each. One egg required approximately 200 circles and it took about 2 hours to complete it.



Quilled Paper Easter Eggs

For this one egg you will need:

- styrofoam Easter egg about 7.5 cm in size (you may of course use larger eggs)
- paper of choice cut into 5mm x 15 cm strips (almost 1/4 inch x 6 inches) - you will need approximately 200 strips for the
  suggested size of egg
- craft glue
- quilling tool
Quilling Tool

- quilling template
Quilling Template 1
This quilling template is so useful. It lets you prepare 6 same sized circles at once and has different sizes of circles as well. The circles used for this project are 1.2 cm in size.


1. Use the quilling tool and coil wrap a strip of paper around it. Remove the coiled paper and place it into the quilling template.
2. Now remove each circle from the template and glue the end in place so the circle stays closed. Once you have created numerous circles, you can start gluing these very close to each other onto the egg. It was easiest to just cover a small section of the egg at a time and pressing the coiled circles onto the glue. Continue making and gluing the circles onto the egg until it is full.




Quilled Paper Easter Eggs 1

Quilled Paper Easter Eggs 3
This is a close-up view of one egg.

Quilled Paper Easter Eggs 2
These are time consuming but fun to make.




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More Crafts, Decorating Ideas, Projects and Templates for Spring:

Spring and Easter Paper Crafts

Spring and Easter Wood Crafts

Spring and Easter Textile Crafts

Spring and Easter General Crafts

Spring and Easter Crafts for Kids

Spring Season Greeting Cards

Valentine’s Day Crafts

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Easter Crafts

Easter Chick Crafts

Decorating Easter Eggs

Easter Bunny Crafts

Mother’s Day Crafts

Spring Craft Patterns

Nature Crafts


A Selection of Easter Paper Crafts

Corrugated Paper Easter Basket

Easter Bunny Paper Tea Light House

Quilled Paper Easter Eggs

Decopatch Easter Bunny and Eggs

Create 3-D Paper Easter Eggs

Create an Easy Easter Basket

Daffodils Paper Piecing Craft

Easter Egg and Flower Garland

Easy Easter Basket

Make these Mini - Easter Baskets

Origami Easter Basket

Spring, Easter and Mother’s Day Recycling Craft for Kids - Egg Cup Daffodils

Woven Corrugated Cardboard Easter Basket

Stitched Paper Easter Eggs


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