Paper Quilling Projects

“PAPER-ROLLING, PAPER-SCROLLING, FILIGREE, MOSAIC and QUILLING are all names which have been given to our art during its long history: (The history, n.d.). Some sources suggest that many of the techniques we use today were originally practiced in Ancient Egypt.

The popularity of Quilling has fluctuated. Work of high quality was achieved by French and Italian nuns in the 16th and 17th centuries; genteel ladies in the Stuart period; ladies of leisure in the Georgian and Regency periods – and it is currently enjoying a modern revival. It also spread to North America with the settlers. Those of us who quill today find we have something in common with Elizabeth, daughter of George III, Joseph Bramah (the famous locksmith), Mrs Delany (pioneer of other paperwork and friend of Jonathan Swift), Jane Austen (who mentions it in her novel ‘Sense and Sensibility’) and the Bronte sisters: quite a distinguished gathering of enthusiasts!” . . . read more about the history of quilling here.

The history of Quilling. (n.d.). Retrieved January 22, 2018, from http://quilling-guild.weebly.com/the-history-of-quilling.html
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Opal – Seahorse completed 1/21/2018
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Stevie – Completed 1/20/2018 for my son.
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Mindy – Name completed 1/19/2018

 

 

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