Manipulate paper to create a delicate butterfly and intricate gift cards. This beginner's book introduces you to paper quilling (also known as paper filigree) – the art of rolling scrolling, fringing, and shaping narrow strips of paper, and arranging the shapes into designs.
Brazilian quilling magazine. Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is glued at the tip and the coil shaped, these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, and various ornamental patterns similar to ironwork.
Colorful, easy-to-learn, and versatile, this craft offers many possibilities. Learn to make pretty greeting cards and decorative items for the home, using only paper strips, one simple tool, and a bit of glue.