How wide should Quilling paper be?
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.
Can you quill with regular paper?
All slotted tools will work with regular weight paper strips. However, if you wish to work with cardstock weight paper, then you might have trouble fitting the paper into the slot. Look for a slotted tool with a slightly larger opening so you will be able to work with heavier weight papers.
Is construction paper good 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.