I've just started quilling. Is there a rule about how much of the qulling paper you use for a project meaning Do you always use the entire strip for all projects?
Newbie here ---quilling paper
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No, the entire strip is not always used to make each shape; projects might include different size coils. There are 2 lengths of manufactured pre-cut paper strips: American brand strips such as Paplin, are 22-24 inches long; Quilled Creations and European brand strips are about 17-1/2 Inches long. Some quillers also cut their own paper strips. The standard width of quilling strips is 1/8 Inch wide. You can make your own samples of coil and shape sizes using different lengths of strips. A coil made from an entire length is going be larger than a coil made from a half length, or 3, 4, 6 inch lengths.
The Quilled Creations website has links to some excellent YouTube instructional videos to help you learn this art.