Quilling Tool: Handmade from Bamboo



Every time I pick up my quilling tool and start a new project, I fall in love with this technique all over again.

Each of my bamboo quilling tools is made from bamboo that has been cut from my garden, cured over an open fire, and carefully crafted into a fine tool. They are perfect for the beginning quiller or anyone who loves this ancient artform. 

Quilling, or paper filigree, is a technique that dates back to the 15th century. It was originally used as a thrifty technique to add elegance to the mundane. It is thought to have been created by nuns who would design ornate filigree, add it to precious objects, and have it gilded. The finished item would look like it was crafted from fine metal and therefore an incredible cost saving option. Such innovation!

Today, quilling is a modern craft that is used to create note cards, wall art, and paper sculptures. It's a pretty simple technique that can be done with everyday materials and produces stunning results. It's also one of those fabulous actions that can transport you in to a creative flow state = a perfect craft for summer!

Quilling is a great activity for groups of all ages (9+). I think it'd be a fun, collaborative activity to have out at events...I can imagine a table setup with a handful of quilling tools, strips of paper, glue and glass jars to hold all of the finished pieces to later be assembled. Or a canvas with a design sketched out that is to be filled throughout the event...

Quilling is a craft techniques that doesn't require a large investment or bulky equipment. It's also the kind of project you can pick up, put down, and slowly work over time. Ready to give it a try?

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