Quilling design for cards - 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 quilled creations is the world s leading provider of paper quilling supplies we precision cut our own quilling paper design and manufacture our innovative quilling tools and create step by step kits to make quilling easy for everyone to learn we have put everything to do with the christmas holidays in this category here you will find christmas quilling papers kits to make quilled ornaments or holiday themed cards stickers with christmas verses for the insides of your cards and seasons greetings or merry christmas to put on the outside of your quilled cards as well as quilling quilling or paper filigree is the art of creating intricate shapes from strips of paper the technique is simple after a long narrow ribbon of paper is rolled around.

a needlelike tool the strip is slipped off arranged with your fingertips into the desired shape and then glued to a it has been a long time since i did any easter quilling i have some eggs i put out at easter time that i decorated with quilling some twenty years ago christmas quilling designs and ideas what you will make quilling the art of rolling narrow strips of paper into coils or scrolls is a wonderful way to decorate boxes tags and cards when i started quilling in 2004 i found it extremely difficult to find quilling supplies locally or in any canadian online store i started talking to other quillers both locally and from other parts of canada and learned they all had the same problem quilling is most often done with 1 8 3 mm wide strips of paper beginners will find that 188 6 mm wide strips are easier to handle and younger children will do best with 189 to 1 12 25 mm wide strips.

quilling the coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips to create a design has been around for years hundreds in fact during the renaissance nuns and monks would roll gold gilded paper remnants trimmed during the bookmaking process and use them to decorate religious objects as an alternative to costly gold filigree anna griffin 174 christmas quilling card kit make your holiday greetings stand out with style this year when you create gorgeous cards with 3d quilling effects