Introducing Pergamano Parchment Craft | Parchment Craft Designs
Discover this Beautiful Paper Craft
This page introduces the paper craft known as parchment craft. You will find information, tools, links and video demonstrations showing Pergamano parchment products.
Parchment Craft involves creating beautifully embossed, delicate designs on parchment paper. The craft utilizes a combination of techniques which include pattern tracing, embossing, stippling, perforating and coloring.
Many people know parchment craft by the brand name of Pergamano. Although parchment craft in various forms has been around for centuries, Pergamano Parchment Craft originated in the Netherlands. This craft is highly popular in Europe, becoming popular in South America and just beginning to appear in North American craft stores.
The picture to the left is a design that was incorporated onto a greeting card.
As you can see, even brand new beginners can turn out an attractive project -- although at the advanced level, this parchment craft is truly an art form and requires considerable practice to master.
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Basic Parchment Craft Tools
As is true with most crafts, one can purchase many, many tools and supplies to create parchment projects. However, beginners can start with very few.
If you are planning on using the Pergamano products, their Starter Kit contains all the tools you need to begin -- including seven patterns and enough parchment paper to create the seven projects.
The starter kit contains the following tools and supplies:
1. A tracing pen and one bottle of white Tinta ink
2. One Dorso crayon for tinting parts of all of a project
3. One embossing tool
4 One "I tool" used for stippling and perforating.
These tools are really all you need to get started. You can often purchase them individually at craft stores or at various online stores, including Amazon and eBay.
The many other tools and supplies can be added as your skill progresses, or as desired.
Video Demos of Pergamano Projects
Lazy Crafters Guide to Pergamano Paper Crafts
Those looking for shortcuts to creating Pergamano Parchment Craft sometimes "cheat" by tracing the pattern with a white gel pen. It's not "the real thing" but it works.
Another shortcut involves using a rubber stamp and stamping ink instead of a Pergamano pattern. The video below demonstrates this technique.
Stamped Pergamano Video
Parchment Craft Links
- Books by Martha Ospina (Author of Parchment Craft)
Martha Ospina has 15 books on Goodreads with 89 ratings. Martha Ospina’s most popular book is Parchment Craft: Over 15 Original Projects Plus Dozens of N...
- Parchment Craft | Patterns and projects
Parchment Craft Magazine - latest techniques, projects, ideas and inspiration from the world of Parchment Craft. Published by Magmaker.
- Parchment Craft Cards on Pinterest
Pins about Parchment Craft/Pergamano Cards. hand-picked by Pinner Anne-Marie Bezzina | See more about parchment craft, parchment cards and papillons.
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