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The art or craft of making decorative designs out of thin strips of rolled paper.

[From quill, to wind around a quill.]

quill·er n.


(Crafts) decorative craftwork in which a material such as glass, fabric, or paper is formed into small bands or rolls that form the basis of a design
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Nevertheless, the quilling inside Rosamond's bonnet was so charming that it was impossible not to desire the same kind of thing for Kate, and Mrs.
On her head is a bonnet to match, relieved by a quilling of white muslin with one deep red rose, as a morsel of positive color, to complete the effect of the whole dress.
Summary: Made by quilling enthusiast Surya Bala, the piece is displayed as part of National Day celebrations