Quilling is basically rolling thin strips of paper into coils and then manipulating those coils into various shapes, and gluing them together to make designs. You are here for my first attempts at doing this. I decided an easy place to start would be just creating the letter “K.” Now that I know what I know; that may have been a little ambitious- but think it’s important for you to see how first attempts, while not perfect, can still turn out pretty well.
Now, this is not a craft you can do without the right tools. You’ll need to just pick up a starter kit that includes some paper strips, a slotted tool and a mold to measure the sizes of your quilled circles. There are tons of varieties of other types of tools. There are tons of beautiful things you can do with your quilled shapes. Here’s how I made a quilled letter K.