In Â Paper Quilling DIY Tutorial Shape, Open / Loose Coil is the Basic shape of paper Quilling. By pinching and manipulating the open / Loose coil, we can make all other shapes of paper Quilling. Open coil / Loose coil paper Quilling shape is widely used to make tear drop shape, half circle, triangle etc…
Let’s see how to make Open / Loose coil shape
- A Slotted Quilling tool
- One Long 5mm thick Quilling paper strip
- Just needs a drop of glue
- A toothpick
Step 1 – Insert the tip of the paper strip into the slotted Quilling tool, roll the strip into a tight coil.
Step 2 – Remove the tight coil from the slotted Quilling tool by holding the tight coil with your thumb and index finger.
Step 3 – place the rolled tight coil on the Flat surface or the Quilling board to uncoil / expand the Rolled tight coil that will mildly open into circle shape. To have a uniform size, you can place the rolled tight coil on the circle template of the Quilling board.
Step 4 – Secure the circle shaped loose coil / open coil with a drop of glue using the toothpick.
Now Paper Quilling Open coil / Loose Coil is ready
Happy Paper Quilling…