Quick Answer: Can you use construction paper for paper quilling?

What kind of paper is best 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.

Which paper is used to make quilling strips?

Card stock

bristol weight up to 110+ cover stock. When working with card stock, remember that the heavier the weight, the less quilling-friendly it is. Bristol weight card stock can still be coiled and rolled up using a quilling tool, but cover stock would be too think to fit into a tool and would crack when rolled.

What GSM paper is best for quilling?

Pre-cut strips will usually come in an acid-free paper in the appropriate weight. If you are cutting your own strips, I would recommend starting with paper that weighs 120 gsm (grams per square meter) as it is ideal for rolling and creating shapes. However, you can use anything from 80 to 160 gsm for paper quilling.

Does Hobby Lobby have quilling paper?

Create fun shapes and colorful flower blooms with Quilling Paper. This pack of pretty paper features several shades in thin strips that are perfect for paper filigree arts. Roll, shape, and curl these strips, and let your creativity come to life!

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What is 70lb paper?

In truth the 70 lb. weight refers to 500 sheets of 25×38″ paper and the 65 lb. weight refers to 500 sheets of 20×26″ paper.

Can I do Quilling without tools?

Cut two thin strips of paper (for making the center of the flower). Cut a wider strip (double the width of the thinner strips) for the flower petals. Using a toothpick make a tight roll of the thinner strip (or you can do it directly without using a toothpick). Glue the end part of the strip.