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Quilling - The Art of Paper Filigree

By Philippa Reid

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ISBN: 9781785006135
PUBLISHED: 02/07/2019
PAGES: 112
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 173 colour photographs

Quilling is a centuries-old art, which requires just three elements - your fingers, paper strips and glue. This practical guide demonstrates the techniques with step-by-step instructions and photos, and explains the best way to develop your skills and thereby push the creative boundaries of this art. Written by a passionate paper artist, it is a comprehensive guide that will inspire both novice and experienced quillers, as well as mixed media artists wishing to explore the potential of paper filigree work.


  • Roll a perfect spiral-centred coil without the need for a quilling tool
  • Make vortex coils, pixie-hood loops, huskings, multi-strip open coils, fringed flowers, ring coil tracery patterns, folded ring coils and a wide variety of other unusual shapes
  • Impress with an array of lesser-known special effects, combine different shapes into composite elements and interlock ring coils to create a chain without cuts or joins
  • Form letters and abstract shapes with quilling, build 3D models from solid coils and achieve a distinctive visual impact with different infilling and outlining techniques
  • Gain inspiration from the history of quilling and create your own original quilled designs

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" Ah quilling. It has that 'wow' effect. It also has an 'I could never do that' effect on a lot of people - which is just not true, especially with this latest must-have quilling how-to. The Art of Paper Filigree is a comprehensive introduction to the wonderful artform with clear step-shots and guides to get beginners started. But there's something here for the experienced too, who will find ample amounts of inspiration in these helpful pages. "
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Reviewed By: Crafts Beautiful

" A wonderful resource for both new and experienced quillers. Philippa covers a wide range of techniques, describing the most effective methods to use. This book will be invaluable for any quiller interested in developing and enhancing their own designs "
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Posted By: AMS

" This is a book for quillers. By that I mean it will appeal to those of us who have already fallen in love with this magical craft as well as those who are just beginning to discover the world of quilling. This is unlike any other quilling book I have come across, full of inspiration and covers techniques that many quillers may not have considered trying out.because they are not perhaps seen as 'traditional'. But therein lies the beauty of this book - written by an expert quiller who herself is very much into trying new things and seeing where they take her. Philippa is constantly inspired and this book will be an inspiration to beginners and expert quillers alike. "
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Posted By: Genevieve Godden

" I love Philippa's book. It is jam packed full of up-to-date, important and useful information. It's great both to dip into or just sit and read - a first class analysis of our fabulous craft. Congratulations. "
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Posted By: Jane Jenkins

" Ready for this amazing book! "
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