Graceful Works in Parchment Craft

My New book"Graceful Works in Parchment Craft" will be published on 9th August.
You can pr-order from July 26th and before August 3rd in my site, you will get 2 packs material for Bride and Groom.
I will send you the book from 10th August, and you will receive it about 10~14 days.
My site: 

There are 4 Fans, 2 Bags, How to make Roses and Buds, Vase, Flower Basket, Bride, Groom, Wedding Cake, and 3 Bookmarks in the book. All project designs are romantic and beautiful. You will see grids used with special methods again, with step-by-step instructions of all the projects that will enable you to easily finish each one.
I would like to thank my family and my good friends Miki Green (Guo Yu-Ling) and Linda Moga Rivera for their contribution to this book and to all parchment friends who enjoy my books.

Its publication was delayed for several months. The groom was the most difficult design for me. The other projects were not that easy either. All of my designed projects are also challenges for me, not only in the designing, but also the language. Some steps were very difficult to describe in both Chinese and English. Linda and I spent a lot of time discussing problematic explanations of the instructions, but finally completed this arduous task. Of course Miki always does the perfect art editing.

You need to see what materials will be use.

(1)There are 4 Fans in my book, one Fan need one Brad.

(2) Bags

     Bloom Bag:
     1 set Big Handles (No.85 Big Handles(Gold or Silver)
       5mm Bead 1 piece
       Metal Wire (Diameter 0.3mm5cm     
      Rhinestones (ss6 – 14 pieces)
       1.4 cm T-pin and base 14 sets
  Butterfly Bag
     1 set Big Handles (No.85 Big Handles(Gold or Silver)
      5mm Bead 1 piece
      Metal Wire (Diameter 0.3mm5cm
      Rhinestones (ss6 – 39 pieces)
      1.4 cm T-pin and base 5 sets


No.85 Big Handles(Gold or Silver)

(3) How to Make Rose and Bud, Rose Card, Vase and Flower Basket, Wedding Cake.

     1 Big Rose:
           4cm T-pin 1 piece,
              2mm Bead 1 piece,
              3mm Bead 1 piece,
              ss6 Rhinestone 1 piece
              Copper Ring: Diameter 6mm, 10mm and 14mm

      1 Small Rose:
           4cm T-pin 1 piece,
               2mm Bead 3 pieces,
               ss6 Rhinestone 1 piece
               Copper Ring: Diameter 4mm, 8mm and 12mm

      1 Bud :
           4cm T-Pin 1 piece,
               2mm Bead 1 piece,
               3mm Bead 1 piece

                                 No. 187 Copper Ring
They are the tools to make the mini roses, can control the size and  shape.

(4)Groom, Bride and Wedding Cake

     Wooden Bead (Diameter 1.8cm) 1 pieces
      8mm Bead 2 pieces
      3mm Bead 4 pieces
      2mm Bead 2 pieces
      Rhinestones (ss10 – 2 pieces)
      Nail 2 pieces
      1.4cm T-pin and Base 7 sets
      Straw (Diameter 0.5cm) 9.5cm, 7cm 
      Multi Tack 3 spindles
      0.4mm Metal Wire 16cm

No.190 Groom Material

     Wooden Bead (Diameter 1.8cm) 2 pieces
      8mm Bead 2 pieces
      3mm Bead 8 pieces
      2mm Bead 4 pieces
      Rhinestones (ss6 – 24 pieces)
      1.4 cm T-pin 2 pieces
      Plastic T-pin and Base 10 sets
      Straw (Diameter 0.5cm)  4cm
      0.4mm Metal Wire 24cm
      0.3mm Metal Wire 40cm

No.191 Bride Material

Wedding Cake:
    The materials of "How to Make Rose and Bud"
    Rhinestones (ss6 – 6 pieces)

      0.6mm Metal Wire 50cm


Freehand Embossing in Parchment Craft

My new book "Freehand Embossing in Parchment Craft" will be published in the ending of April.
It include Freehand Embossing Lessons, 10 works and 17 reference designs.
You can pre-order at my site from April 3, order before 22 April you have some free  gifts. my site: http://www.amanda-craft.tw/

You can choose A, B or C

(A) No. 24 - 15cm Ruler (transparent) - 1 piece, 
       Rhinestone: SS6-60 pieces 
                              SS12 (Crystal AB) - 5 pieces
       2.6 cm T-Pin and plastic base - 5 sets

(B)No. 36 Handle Material (Gold) - 1 set
     No. 182 Bag Stand (Blue)- 1 set
     2.6 cm T-Pin and plastic base - 5 sets

(C)No. 36 Handle Material (Silver) - 1 set
     No. 182 Bag Stand (Blue)- 1 set
     2.6 cm T-Pin and plastic base - 5 sets

You can learn Freehand Embossing of flowers and leaves, practice more then you can emboss many flowers, leaves and decoration without patterns only need to follow your feeling.
Perhaps you are not used to freehand embossing so I also draw the patterns you can refer.

Content of the book.
There are 18 pages Freehand Embossing Lessons

Freehand Embossing Lesson 
"How to Emboss a Big Leaf"

Freehand Embossing Lesson 
"How to Emboss a Pointed Petal Flower"

10 works

1. Royal Box

2. Hexagonal Box

 3. Square Box

 4.  Mini Bag

 5. Mini Jumper Dress and Coat

 6. Grid ATC Card

 7. Heart ATC Card

 8. Ruler A and B

9. Mini Card

I would like to thank my family, and my good friends Miki Green(Guo Yu-Ling), Linda Moga Rivera and 呂翠鳳 for their contribution to this book and all friends who enjoy my books.


Miki Green's new book---Wonderful Lace

This is Miki Green's new book -- Wonderful Lace
As always there are many exquisite works.

This book had 48 pages and 22 projects.

You can buy it at my site: http://www.amanda-craft.com.tw/

Miki share some photos for us.


New Year Card

This is a New Year Card, you can download free pattern at my site: http://www.amanda-craft.com.tw/, hope you enjoy doing it.

Happy New Year! 

Step 1:
Trace the curves with Gel Pen Gold.

Step 2:
Paint the flowers and leaves with FABER-CASTELL COLORED PENCILS
136, 138 --- Flower petals;
167, 267, 278, 199---Leaves;
108, 169, 191-- Flower hearts

Step 3:
Emboss the curves with Extra Small Ball.

Step 4:
Perforate the double sides of curves with 2-needle.

Step 5:
Cut all holes inside the curves and between curves 

Step 6: 
Put into a deep blue paper.


Mini Christmas Tree

This is a Mini Christmas Tree, 
the height is only 4.3 cm, 
it is very cute, 
you can download the free pattern 
at my site: http://www.amanda-craft.com.tw/

We start to make one. 
Are you ready?

I used Moss Green Parchment Paper.
Perforare all black dots with 1-needle bold one the Embossing and Perforating A4 Diagonal Grid. (Pattern 1~5)

Turn to back, emboss the area between all 1-needle bold perforations using Wheel, other petals are the same.

Turn to front.

Perforate the holes again with 1-needle and enlarge the hole on the center.

Cut all black lines and along the outlines.

All components:
Pattern A--- 3 pieces
Pattern B--- 4 pieces
Pattern C--- 4 pieces
Pattern D--- 4 pieces
Pattern E--- 5 pieces
Pattern F (Rib)--- at least 5 cm (diameter 1 mm)
3mm bead ---15 pieces
Rhinestones(SS12) ---2 pieces

Turn to back, roll all petals with tweezers.

The rib passes 

****Very important****
Two flowers must be staggered and need to press with tweezers, then wait Glue dry.


press all petals down with finger.

Glue Phinestones on the top of tree.

You can put it into a battle, of course you have to cut the rib.
Hope you enjoy doing one, two, ... and many.
Merry Christmas!