Paper Quilling Tips and Tricks
Here is a collection of articles here on my blog with paper quilling tips and tricks! Learn what the best glues to use are, how to cut your own paper strips, what tools are necessary, and much much more! If you are looking for actual paper quilling tutorials, click here to see my selection of free quilling tutorials!
What supplies do you need for paper quilling? Learn all about them here! From the free to the fancy, it’s all here!
A review of quilling paper strips from GraftonPL
A selection of some great new quilling supplies and tools available from Let’s Quill On
Here is the lowdown on motorized and electric quilling tools. Have you used one?
A review of the Safety Quilling Fringer
Here is how I give my paper quilling cork workboard a makeover every few months!
Here are a few fun quilling supplies that are on my wish list!
I have some quilling tools that I have had for awhile, but haven’t found time to try out yet. Read to find out which ones they are!
Here are my top 5 quilling tools that are fun, and some that are *almost* necessary, at least for serious quillers!
Here are my top 5 quilling tools that I use all the time and that I couldn’t do without!
Learn some alternatives to the popular and useful quilling tool – the Border Buddy. From free and DIY to artisan carved wooden tools, find out here what is available!
Learn some basic tips and tricks for using the Border Buddy, a fun new paper quilling tool!
Learn how to cut your own paper quilling strips with this handy tutorial with pictures!
Glue, one of the most important aspects of paper quilling! Sure you can use any paper glue that you’d like, but which is best for you? Read these articles to find out more information about some of the best glues to use!
Which bottle should you use for your paper quilling projects? Here is one that I love, read on and learn why!
I have been paper quilling since I was ten years old, so have tried LOTS of different glues! I thought it'd be great to condense some of my experiences into a blog post to help out some fellow crafters. I'll mention the glues that I've tried and used and describe some...
Learn all about adding sealant to your paper quilling projects! What projects to use it on, which types work best, what sealant looks like, and more!
A full review of 3D Crystal Lacquer for paper quilled jewelry with tips and tricks.
As regular readers know, one of my goals is to try, test, and review as many sealants, topcoats, and glazes as possible to share how good they are when used for paper quilled jewelry. I make sure to test a product on several types of pieces before reviewing it so...
What happens when different sealers and glazes are put the to ultimate test??
Here is a method on how to apply your sealants and topcoats to sturdy small paper quilled earrings
How and why to add water to glaze when using it on paper quilled jewelry
Sometimes I want my paper quilled jewelry to have that super matte finish, just like paper truly does! In which case I used matte PPA as my topcoat to get this smooth look yet be super protected!
There are so many awesome effects you can add to your paper quilling projects! From using specialty papers to adding mica watercolors, there are many ways to make your project just a little more awesome. Read all about them in these posts!
It is fun to experiment with new and unique quilling papers! See how jeweltone papers from Lake City Craft look and some examples of projects that you can make with them. Also see how they look when they have mica watercolors added to the edge for even more flair!
Learn how to use metallic mica watercolor paints to give your paper quilling an awesome metallic edge!
See some examples of how to use gold and silver edged paper in your paper quilling projects!
Read about some techniques for paper quilling! These are tips and tricks that have to do with design and techniques, but aren’t really full tutorials.
With this tutorial, learn several tips on making these folded circles. Folded circles are the shape that is typically used to make the well known Malaysian Flower.
Here is a tutorial a long time coming - I have been asked for a tutorial for basic quilling techniques and shapes. I will break this into a couple posts, with some more advanced shapes in the second part. So you want to start paper quilling? First you need some...
Need to make some paper quilled roses for a project? Look here to find out which length and width of paper to use for the size of rose that you desire to make.
Check out some other tips and tricks about paper quilling!