A Beginner's Guide To Quilling
There's never been a better time to pick up a new hobby, especially a therapeutic one such as quilling!
This intricate art form is perfect for those who love papercrafts and have an eye for detail!
What is Quilling?
Quilling is the art of cutting paper into long thin strips, rolling and pinching the pieces into different shapes, and then gluing the shapes together to form decorative art. Paper quilling elements are used to embellish cards, gift boxes and bags, canvases frames, or even be made into 3D art pieces. You can quill on a budget by cutting your own paper strips and using basic household craft items or purchase a kit elements to co-ordinate your designs!
- Paper Strips
- Liquid Glue
- Quilling Tool
In this fantastic video from AV Visuals, you can learn 40 different quilling shapes to get you started! Combine these shapes to create your own abstract patterns for cards, scrapbook layouts or framed artwork - the creative possibilities are endless!
Take your newly found quilling skills to the next level with this fabulous video tutorial from Craftylity! Circular tags are the perfect shape to let curling quilled foliage flourish into an organic design of your choosing!
CLICK HERE to follow Carla as she guides us through step-by step of the quilled typography technique.
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