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Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali | Paper Craft > Quilling Craft

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert
A beautiful way to make your own customized lantern this Diwali is making a quilling lantern. Use quilling craft this festive season and get creative with numerous quilling patterns that you can incorporate in your Diwali decoration to suit your home décor.
 

how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take half a strip to make a tight coil.

STEP 2
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take 1 strip to make a teardrop shape

STEP 3
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take 2 strips to make a little bigger teardrop shape than the previous one.

STEP 4
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Take 2 ½ strips to make a big teardrop shape.

STEP 5
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Take 2 strips of different shades to make the crescent moon.

STEP 6
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Stick the small sized teardrop shape (made with 1 strip) which we had made earlier on the half-moon shape to depict the shape of a diya using Fevicol MR as you seen in the image.
Make 14 such diyas with different shades of quilling strips as per your choice. (7 diyas in a dome shape and 7 diyas for the latken for the lantern).

STEP 7
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Take 1 strip to make a leaf shape.

STEP 8
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Take 2 teardrop shapes, join them together with Fevicol MR.
Let it dry.
After drying twist the teardrop shape slightly towards the outer side.
Make about 13 such pairs.

STEP 9
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Take 30 strips as we mentioned above and stick them together to make a big sized ring of about 3 ½” diameters. (You can use a big sized bottle to make the ring)
Your ring will look like this.

STEP 10
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Take a plastic bowl, approximately of 10" in diameter for an accurate measure to build the lantern.
Place the bowl in an inverted position, whereby your bowl's top portion becomes your rim and the lower part of the bowl is your base of the lantern.
Take about 10 quilling strips to form the big sized ring for the base of the lantern.

STEP 11
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Place the ring of 30 quilling strips on the top side of the bowl.
Take all the shapes that we have made to build the lantern.
Stick the shapes appropriately with Fevicol MR starting from the top side towards the bottom side. (Tight coils, Big and small sized teardrop shapes, leaf shape and the diya shape).
Refer to the image.

STEP 12
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Take the big sized ring made earlier. Place it on the rim of the bowl. This will make your bottom part of the lantern.
Similarly, stick the joined teardrop shape on the bottom rim along with the other shapes appropriately together using Fevicol MR.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 13
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

To enhance the base of the lantern take the quilled diyas which we have made earlier.
Tie them with a silver thread along with the beads to make the latken for the lantern.

STEP 14
Make Attractive Quilling lantern this Diwali - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Tie the silver thread from all the four corners to meet up at one point further to hang the lantern from the top.
Dangle the quilled diyas at equal distances from the base of the lantern, as seen in the image.
Your quilled lantern for the festival of lights is ready.
Quilling decorations are a wonderful and innovative way in which spaces cane be enhanced and uplifted to give a look of difference and vigour.
This quilled lantern can be made with any colour combinations of your choice.
Shape the quills in different forms and sizes that suit your fancy.

you will need

Fevicol MR, Hobby Ideas - 15mm Violet Family Quilling Strips, Super Quiller, Quilling Tool, Plastic Bowl (10

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