Framed Filigree Heart

Pleasing contrasts of color and texture are a refined way to say "I love you."

What You Need:

Heart Frame Try to find a simple frame so that
your quilling creation really
stands out.

  • Quilling pattern in the pattern section
  • 3-1/2 x 3-1/2-inch heart-shape frame
  • Pink mulberry paper
  • Lake City Craft Company 1/8-inch quilling strips: medium pink and light pink parchment
  • Light pink fiber embellishment
  • Quilling tool (or hat pin or toothpick)
  • Elmer's Craft Bond Paper Craft Glue Gel
  • Scissors


1. Download the free pattern for this project. (Downloading requires Adobe Acrobat software.)


2. Remove the backing and glass from the frame. Trace and cut out the heart frame from pink mulberry paper. Glue it to the front side of the backing. 3. Tear or cut seventeen 6-inch light pink quilling-paper strips. Make one open heart scroll and glue it to the lower edge of the heart. Make sixteen loose scrolls and glue them evenly along the edge of the heart. 4. Tear or cut one 12-inch medium pink quilling-paper strip and make an open heart scroll. Glue it to the center of the heart. 5. Cut six pieces of pink fiber embellishment to different lengths. Tie the pieces in a knot, and glue the knot at the base of the large open heart scroll. 6. Tear or cut six 10-inch light pink quilling-paper strips and shape them into open heart scrolls. Glue them to the ends of the fiber embellishments.

Buyer's Guide

Elmer's Products Inc.

Lake City Craft Company 1209 Eaglecrest St. P.O. Box 2009 Nixa, MO 65714 417/725-8444