Paper quilling, also known as paper filigree, is an art form that has been practiced for centuries. With little more than small slips of paper, artists have been able to create beautiful works of art that have lasted centuries, and have adorned anything from books, architectural decorations and even jewelry. When learning how to paper quill, you’ll quickly learn that it is simply strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. You learn to create masterpieces with the paper that you’ve rolled, looped, curled, or twisted to create shapes. With these great free paper quilling tutorials, you’ll learn to make designs which can be used to decorate any number of things from greetings cards to jewelry and more.
These easy to follow tutorials will help you create some of the most beautiful paper crafts that we’ve ever seen. Don’t let the beauty of the finished product sway you, despite the intracate appearance of the work, they really are easy to achieve. These are great tutorials for the kids to learn too! Mom can keep a baggie with various colors of slips of paper in her purse, and whenever she needs a quick idea to keep little fingers busy for a while, there is an instant project on hand. Check out our very favorite paper quilling tutorials below and get started on a paper art that will quickly becoming a favorite.
How to Quill Paper:
Lovely Quilled Heart Flower Card
A sweet little project that comes together quickly with stunning results.
Quilled Spider Chrysanthemum Flowers
Make a bouquet of beautiful flowers that you can use in so many different ways.
Quilled Paper Candle Holder
A simple project that the kids can give as a gift, and can be made in any color to fit any decor.
Butterfly Summer in a Jar
This is just AMAZING. Trust us. You’ll want to make this paper quilling project first.
Beautiful Quilled Monarch Butterfly
Words can’t describe the beauty of this butterfly.
How to Make a Scalloped Spiral Rose
The possibilities are endless with these sweet rose.
Quilled Fringe Paper Flowers
You’ll never see an easier paper flower to make.
Simple Quilled Daisy Card
Whoever gets this card will cherish it, not only for the sweet message but also for the beautiful quilled flower.
Frosted Ice Quilled Snowflake
Whether you choose to put this snowflake on a Christmas card or hang it in the tree as an ornament, the “ohhs and ahhhs” will surely come.
Amazing Quilled Topiaries
Add a great pop of color anywhere you place these great topiaries.
From decorative items like wall hangings or coasters to DIY embellishments for scrapbook pages and cards, paper quilling patterns are as versatile as they are beautiful. Our collection of paper quilling projects will keep your fingers busy for some time, as you learn to make anything from cards to wearable jewelry. You’ll love this ultimate collection that will teach you how to quill paper with ease.
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Have you tried paper quilling yet, what did you make?