Paper

Quilled Leaf Place Setting

By  Sandy Rollinger 

size: place cards, 4"x1-1/2"; napkin ring, 2"x2-1/4"

  • Quilled Leaf Place Setting

Materials

  • Cardstock: kraft, yellow, orange
  • Standard American Quilling Strips, 1/8”-wide: Yellow, Tan, Orange
  • Recycled cardboard tube

Tools

  • Slotted quilling tool and tweezers
  • Gold pen
  • Lineco White Neutral pH Adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, toothpick, paper plate, pencil, scrap paper, paper trimmer, scoring tool, computer (optional)

Pattern - Quilled Leaf Place Setting

  • Place Cards
  • 1. Print out full-size patterns. Trace and cut leaf shapes from yellow and orange cardstock; outline edges using pen.
  • 2. Quill one teardrop shape set from both Yellow and Orange strips using slotted tool as follows: two 4", two 3", two 2". Apply adhesive using toothpick; set aside.
  • 3. Cut 2-1/2" Tan strip; gently curve to form center leaf vein. Curl stem end with slotted tool. Cut four 1" Tan lengths for outer vein lines. Using tweezers, hold center leaf vein; apply glue using toothpick. Place on center of leaf with curled end extending past leaf bottom; let dry. Adhere outer veins to leaf, extending out from center vein. Repeat for other leaf.
  • 4. Pinch smallest Orange teardrops into marquise shape; adhere to yellow leaf at top with center vein between. Adhere medium Orange teardrops in center leaf and largest Orange teardrops at bottom. Repeat adhering Yellow teardrops on orange leaf.
  • 5. Cut two 4"x3" from kraft cardstock; outline edges using pen. Score rectangle in half horizontally; fold. Outline front edge of name card using pen. Print or write names on yellow and orange cardstock; trim to 1". Outline edges with pen.
  • 6. Arrange leaf and name on card, alternating colors as shown; adhere. Let dry.
  • Napkin Rings
  • 1. Cut two 1-1/2" sections from cardboard tube; flatten slightly.
  • 2. Repeat Steps 2-4 on place card instructions to make leaves.
  • 3. Cut two 2"x7" kraft and one each 1"x7" orange and yellow cardstock strips; outline edges using pen. Wrap kraft strip around each tube; adhere, overlapping ends on back. Wrap orange or yellow strip around kraft ring; adhere.
  • 4. Adhere leaves to rings, alternating colors, as shown.