FAQs

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What is quilling?
How many strips come in a package and how long are they?
What size paper should I use?
What supplies do I need to get started?
What's a crimper and what is the difference between a crimper and a crimper tool?
What is a slotted tool and what's the difference between the professional slotted tool and the Green handled slotted tool?
What's a fringer and what's the difference between a 45 and a 90 degree fringer?
Can I return items if they are not used?
How much does shipping cost?
Do you accept PO's from schools and other institutions?
Can I order over the phone?
How do I pay by check?


What is quilling? 

History of Quilling
(abridged from the North American Quilling Guild)


Quilling, or paper filigree, is an intricate art form over 500 years old. Quilling originated in European religious orders where they used strips of paper resembling metal filigree in their reliquaries. The pieces are created by rolling narrow strips of paper into various shapes, and arranging them together to form a unique design. Although quilling appears delicate and ornate, it is amazingly simple and inexpensive. Great satisfaction is gained from the versatility of creating unlimited designs. Pieces can be created flat on a backing of paper or wood or free form 3-D stand alone objects designed for the home or as gifts such as greeting cards and framed items

How many strips come in a package and how long are they?
In most cases, there are 50 strips and they are 24" long (standard colors). If you click on the item's color square you will receive more information on that item.

What size paper should I use?
In most cases, the regular width of paper (1/8") is what is used except in cases where a pattern calls for a different size.

What supplies do I need to get started?
Quilling paper, white glue, straight pins, ruler, scissors, tweezers, and a quilling board are all you need to begin creating.

What's a crimper and what is the difference between a crimper and a crimper tool?
A crimper makes a corrugated pattern like the inside of cardboard. The Crimper accepts 3" wide paper for background pieces and the Crimper Tool is for quilling paper strips up to 3/8" in width.

What is a slotted tool and what's the difference between the professional slotted tool and the Green handled slotted tool?
The slotted tool is perfect for starting the roll. The end of the strip goes in the slot and you simply turn the handle. The green handled tool has a longer and thicker handle and is slightly easier to grip and turn.

What's a fringer and what's the difference between a 45 and a 90 degree fringer?
A fringer makes a uniform precise cut at exact intervals to create a fringed effect. The 90 degree cut is ideal for flowers and the 45 degree fringer is great for making leaves.

Can I return items if they are not used?
To return the items, please send them along with your sales receipt to:



Higley Enterprises

6861 Penn Ave
Wernersville, Pa 19565



Just let us know the reason you are returning the item.

How much does shipping cost?
Because shipping costs are based on the weight of the package and the area to which it is delivered, we have a shipping calculator on our checkout page for our customers to use. With this tool, you can apply different shipping methods to see which is least expensive.

Do you accept PO's from schools and other institutions?
Yes. Our fax number is(610) 693-4039.

Can I order over the phone?
Yes. Our phone number is (610) 693-4039. Someone is here to take your call Monday 8am-4pm and Tuesday-Friday 8am-noon.

How do I pay by check?
To send in an order with a check, please fill your cart as if you were submitting the order online. When you get to the checkout fill in your name, address, phone number. Next print out your shopping cart page and send the amount stated to:

Higley Enterprises
6861 Penn Ave
Wernersville, Pa 19565