Bendy Bandaging

Just discovered/invented/came across a new variation on a very old quilling technique – bandaging.  I’m calling it Bendy Bandaging because it can be bent and will stay in virtually any shape you put it.

Wrap your bunch of strips as tightly as possible and glue only at beginning and end.  Two layers will do it.

Bendy bandaging wrapped strips

It’s great fun twisting and curling it into a multitude of shapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The big question is – how to make use of it?  Well, I do need a badge for the upcoming Quilling Guild Celebration Weekend so here’s how it turned out.

PS  Have a go at Bendy Bandaging yourself and find some quilling uses for it.

The Quilling Guild’s Celebration  http://quilling-guild.weebly.com/lutterworth-2018.html

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About Jane Jenkins Quilling

My interests are: Quilling - the art of manipulating paper strips to create pictures, greetings cards, free standing characters, floral displays, etc. Also Calligraphy - the art of fine writing. Decorative Painting/Folk Art - brush stroke work to decorate wooden and metal objects and paint on canvas.
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3 Responses to Bendy Bandaging

  1. Paula Hogue says:

    love your creation

  2. michelekay says:

    I’ve done very little bandaging over the years, but now I’m inspired! Thanks for sharing, Jane!

  3. cateallison says:

    Really cool badge!

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