quilling

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quill·ing

 (kwĭl′ĭng)
n.
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.

quilling

(ˈkwɪlɪŋ)
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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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.
A year had now elapsed since her sad marriage, but she had preserved sufficient draperies from the wreck of her then full wardrobe to clothe her very charmingly as a simple country girl with no pretensions to recent fashion; a soft gray woollen gown, with white crape quilling against the pink skin of her face and neck, and a black velvet jacket and hat.
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.