I wonder how many of you were taught quilling as children. I was taught about it in art class as a kid, and it appealed pretty strongly to me at the time. All those little curls of paper turning into pretty pictures made me kind of happy. I think we made snowflakes to put on Christmas cards for our parents. Mine did not turn out anywhere near as nice as this:
… but I really enjoyed doing it.
As it worked out, though, I haven’t done it since. But now that I’m writing this blog, I find myself thinking about how fun it was and what more exotic ways I could use the technique these days with my improved fine motor skills and more sophisticated imagination.
And so I went looking for some cool ideas around the web. Here are some of the goodies I found.