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Nelly’s Examples: Perforating


Following are some examples of perforating over a pattern, provided by Nelly.

4-needle tool

4-needle tool

7-needle tool from reverse side

4-needle and semi-square tools

5-needle with a twist

Here are some examples of perforating over a grid:

Multiple needle tools

Oct tool on fine grid

Oct tool on fine grid

Perforating on grid, no cutting

Follow along to the next page for examples of pencil work

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. May 15, 2010 9:56 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous cards! They are all so beautiful, I can’t find a favorite! Thanks so much for sharing them.

    • cepet permalink
      May 16, 2010 8:59 am

      Jerri, she does magnificent work! It is such a pleasure learning from her. (Of course, I add my own twist to things too — you know how that goes!)

  2. Nelly permalink
    June 11, 2010 3:55 am

    Hi Jerri,
    Thank you for your kind words about my cards………Chiara is one of my online students and a hardworking person to learn all the techniques I can offer her as a certificated Pergamano teacher. And I support her to give her own twists to her projects, because I hate copying…….LOL…You have to make a card something of yourself, a personal touch is very important.
    In 2006 a lady from the USA came to me to have classes with me and then in 2008 I went to her and we organized a Parchment Party with 6 workshops. Chiara, who was following my online classes already, was one of the ladies who participated and it was lovely to meet her in real life……
    I hope to come to the USA again in the future…………..

  3. Wendy Grahl permalink
    April 7, 2012 9:57 pm

    I am so interested in taking online classes and learning about this gorgeous art. Do you or anyone you know teach them online? [edited out personal email]
    Thank you!

    • Nelly Torn permalink
      December 25, 2012 6:53 am

      Hi Wendy,
      I was just surfing along and found this very old mail of you. I will start online classes in 2013 again, so if you still have interest, you’re welcome. Maybe Chiara can give you my private mail address, so we can talk about it.

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