Foam Quillies

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Grade Level: 10, 11, 12, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

This is a curly, swirly, colorful take on a traditional rug making technique. Also known as “standing” or “beaded” wool carpets, in modern times these whimsical fiber creations have been dubbed “quillies” because they resemble paper quilling. Using strips of sticky-backed, colorful foam in place of wool, students can roll and join shapes to form “quillies” that don’t require needles to assemble.

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