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quilling Line breaks: quill|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪlɪŋ/

Definition of quilling in English:


1A piece of quilled lace or other fabric used as a trim: a quilling of the punched flannel is put round the face
1.1 [mass noun] North American A type of ornamental craftwork involving the shaping of paper, fabric, or glass into delicate pleats or folds: Betty finds quilling a very relaxing hobby
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  • Adult workshops/public programs that relate to the Victorian era are offered through the year, including china painting, Battenberg lacemaking, beginning watercolors, paper quilling, and Christmas goosefeather trees.
  • We will have a demonstration of quilling, spirille and glass painting by Paula and Ann.
  • Marquetry examples represented the majority of tea caddies at this point, but there was also an interesting group decorated by amateurs in the paper filigree technique known as quilling.

Words that rhyme with quilling

deskilling, filling, grilling, killing, Pilling, Schilling, self-fulfilling, shilling, Trilling, unfulfilling, willing
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