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Wendy Moreland-quilling art

  • Sat, February 18, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • WAL

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The Art of Quilling: Beyond Tradition

Wendy Moreland

      

What is something Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters, and Joseph Bramah had in common? The answer may shock you – it's quilling! Paper quilling can be traced back to the 15th century. However, some historians believe it originated in Ancient Egypt! Although the exact origins are somewhat of a mystery, one thing we know to be true is that quilling was widely practiced in 18th-century France, Italy, and England.During the Renaissance period, nuns and monks took up quilling as a way to imitate the ironwork. To save money, poor churches perfected the art of quilling to decorate various objects like the edging of holy books. 

(Amy Pak, Words from the Woods" blog)

Ladies in colonial America were likewise entranced with this creative outlet. 

 Award-winning artist, Wendy Moreland has perfected techniques which take quilling beyond  its stylized roots and presents quilling as a legitimate art form.

While learning techniques and design, participants will gain a better understanding of quilling tools, techniques, substates, paper, adhesives and frame options.

Saturday February 18th, 9am - 4 pm

WAL members $185, non-members$200

https://wal.wildapricot.org/event-5070955

supply list sent with registration receipt, some supplies included


  

The Woodlands Art League’s purpose is to further the cause and interest in the visual arts through teaching, programs, demonstrations, exhibitions, and community involvement. The organization is organized exclusively for educational purposes and is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. 

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701 Sawdust Rd.

Spring, TX 77380

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