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The Quilling Guild Terminology Sheet 1 The Quilling Guild Terminology Sheet 2

The Quilling Guilds definition of quilling is, Strips of paper, rolled, looped, crimped Wheatears
or otherwise manipulated to form designs.
Wheatear, (N.B. Wheatears may be shaped into a variety
of other shapes)
Closed Loose Coils
Open Coils
Closed Loose Coil, Loose Roll, Loose Circle, Spiral Roll Simple Open Coil, Filigree Roll, Unsealed Loose Roll,
Spiral Coil Open
Eye, Marquise
Scroll, C Scroll

Teardrop, Peacock-eye, Raindrop, Drop


Cherries, Quotes, Modified V Scroll

Diamond
S Shape, S Scroll, S, Spiral Opposite
Square
Heart, Open Heart, Heart Scroll
Rectangle
Antennae, Feelers, Closed V Scroll, Double Spiral
Opposite Closed
Triangle
Sea Horse, P Shape, P Scroll, Harp

Oval
Double Strip Open Coil, Fleur-de-Lis, Double Loose Coil

Leaf, Shaped Marquise, Curved Petal


Alternate Side Looping

Curved Teardrop, Comma, Petal, Feather, Flame Alternate Side Looping (N.B. There are many variations
of Alternate Side Looping, incl. varying loop size, number
and shape, Single and Multi-strips)
Crescent, Crescent Moon, Moon
Husking (N.B. This is really Alternate Side Looping with
an enclosing loop. There are many variations of Husking,
Dart, Arrow, Arrowhead incl. varying loop size, number and shape, Single and
Multi-strips)

Heart
Pixie Hood Looping

Pixie Hood Looping


Quilling Guild 2007/2014
The Quilling Guild Terminology Sheet 3
Tight Coils

Solid Coil, Tight Roll, Peg, Tight Circle

Cup Coil, Grape Roll, Dimensional Roll

Cone Coil, Dimensional Tight Roll, Dimensional Roll

Bead, Ball, Shaped Tight Roll

Ring Coils
Ring Coil, Circle (N.B. Ring Coils may be made in a great
variety of other types by varying strip length, width, etc.)

Fringed Flowers

Simple Fringed Flower (N.B. Fringed Flowers may be


made in a great variety of other types by varying strip

Pom-poms
Simple Pom-pom (N.B. Pom-poms may be made in a great
variety of other types by varying strip length, width, etc.)

Tendrils

Tendril

Crimping

Crimping, made using a crimping machine

Zig-zagging

Zig-zagging

Bandaging

Bandaging

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