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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. It is incredible how you can make complicated shapes and patterns from simple paper strips and glue! Although the hobby is relatively easy to master, beginners may find the following tips and tricks helpful on their paper quilling journey. The name quilling is thought to come from the origin of the art; birds' feathers, or quills, were used to coil the strips of paper around. The art of quilling has been around for centuries, with a remarkably varied historical background spanning across continents. On many boards, there are numbers printed next to each shape – these tell you how long your strip of paper should be when you start coiling and takes all the guesswork out of the process. What type of paper is used for paper quilling? Paper quilling is done with text weight paper, which is heavier than printer paper but much lighter than card stock. Cardstock does not work well for quilling since it tends to bend instead of roll. 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. There are advanced techniques and different sized paper that are used to create 3D miniatures, abstract art, flowers, and portraits among many things. Paper quilling is the art of rolling narrow strips of paper into coils or scrolls and arranging them to form intricate layers or filigree. Paper quilling is not a very difficult skill to master - you can get a lot done just with a few simple tools. The art of quilling works on fine motor skills including coordination and strength. It is a great way to build hand-eye coordination. Quilling is incredibly relaxing and calming. Wonderful for helping build mindfulness and reduce anxiety. 
Quilling is the art of rolled, shaped, and glued paper that results in creating a unified, decorative design. The name quilling is thought to come from the origin of the art; birds' feathers, or quills, were used to coil the strips of paper around. The art of quilling works on fine motor skills including coordination and strength. It is a great way to build hand-eye coordination. Quilling is incredibly relaxing and calming. Wonderful for helping build mindfulness and reduce anxiety. Quilling is an extremely easy technique to pick-up. The beauty is in the simplicity of the technique, and the myriad possibilities presented by it with minimal fuss. Within the first few hours of taking up quilling, you can start coming up with your own beautiful creations.