Is quilling time consuming?
Quilling combs can seem tricky and time consuming to use. You may feel like they’re not worth the effort, but try this tip before you give up on them: first, roll a small coil using a quilling needle form. Then, transfer the coil to your quilling comb and make your shape.
How long are quilling strips?
A standard 8.5″ x 11″ paper is the easiest to find, but most quilling patterns use strips that are 17″ or longer. If you can find the larger size to cut, it will be slightly easier for follow-along projects. If not, however, don’t sweat it! A little glue is all you need to get the correct size.
How wide are quilling strips?
Most paper quilling is done with the 1/8″ (3mm) wide quilling paper. The 1/4″ and 3/8″ papers are used for miniatures, folded roses and fringed flowers. What type of paper is used for paper quilling? Paper quilling is done with text weight paper, which is heavier than printer paper but much lighter than card stock.