What supplies do you need for paper quilling?
Essential supplies include paper strips (either pre-cut or cut yourself), a slotted tool for coiling, adhesive for gluing the quilled shapes down, and a surface to display your artwork. Beginners should use 120 gsm paper if cutting their own strips, but I recommend buying pre-cut paper when first starting.
Can you use any paper for quilling?
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. Cardstock does not work well for quilling since it tends to bend instead of roll.
Can you use construction paper for quilling?
A high quality children’s construction paper can be suitable for quilling: it’s usually thick and the colors are vibrant. I cut paper using a craft knife and a metal ruler, several sheets at a time, as I wrote in Quilling Basics. … I also use the colored paper from IKEA’s MÅLA packs.
Can you use PVA glue for quilling?
Our Extra strong quilling glue is an even more permanent, good quality PVA glue, particularly suitable where one surface is not porous – eg. when sticking paper strips to certain plastics. It dries clear.