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Patricia Caputo
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Make your own color chart
As I continue to pack up my studio, I have come across hard
copies of some of my early blog posts (2007) and realized that some information
needs to be updated. We carry papers from four manufacturers to give you the most
comprehensive selection possible. W...

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A New Chapter
Well, I'm getting ready to start a new chapter in my life . . . my husband I are planning to move into a senior independent living facility in the spring. Both my husband and I have reached the point in our lives where yard work and snow shoveling are beyon...

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Which is better, using a tool or finger rolling?
I decided to update and repost this topic since we have so many new quillers contacting us. How you roll your quilling strips is really a matter of
personal preference. I don’t believe there is a hard and fast rule, although many
quillers have very definite...

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Framing your work (updated)
When I look at a
frame, the first thing I check for is the depth of the frame. The space between
the lip where the  glass sits and the back of the frame is called the rabbet.  The rabbit needs
to be at least ½” deep, in order to  accommodate fringe flowers ...

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Well for the first time, we are offering some of Stephen’s
work here at Whimsiquills.  As I have
mentioned before Stephen (who is my son) does some gorgeous woodworking in his
shop in Massachusetts. He has designed two little trinket boxes with recessed lid...

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New products from Quilled Creations. Color Blend vellum strips (with different shades on the same strips) ; these are NOT graduated or dark center strips-very unusual. I can't wait to see what you all do with them. Also a new Savvy Slotted quilling tool wit...

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Maude White's Paper Art
For those of us who love to work and play with paper; here is a special treat. One of my quilling. friends (Marianne Fassett) sent me a link to this web site.  the artist's name is Maude White. She doesn't quill but what she do...

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It just keeps growing and growing . . .
 We are very excited here at Whimsiquills; these are pictures of our new distribution center which is run by our son, Stephen, in Massachsetts. When we first started selling quilling supplies we sold only Lake City papers with the encouragement of Malinda J...

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The times-they are a changing!
It's been a long time since I've posted anything . . . I am going through a lot of changes in my life, some by chance and some by choice. As I approach my 72nd birthday I am learning (see you can still learn at that age!) that sometimes you just have to "go...

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Back at last
It has been such a long time since I posted here; not
because I had nothing to say but because there was so little time to say it. I
love the new web site but it has taken so long to get everything done-on top of that I had to change
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