Quilling, if you have never tried it, is such a relaxing pastime and will help the stress melt away after a long day. For a beginner it is easy to pick up, we'd suggest taking a look at our butterfly quilling for a more in-depth explanation of techniques. When you first start out these quilling kits for adults are a great place to begin as they contain everything you need to get started right away.


Once you have the basics down the creativity is limitless! You can even make your own patterns. Quilling is a very popular papercraft which has been evident in artworks for centuries. When quilling you take small strips of paper, bend, roll and fold them to create a larger 3-D image.

In this article, we have included a wide variety of quilling kits, of varying sizes and styles. From the majestic elephant to smaller delicate flowers, you'll find something to spark your interest. These kits are all suitable for beginners to have a go at!

1. Elephant quilling kit for beginners

What an exciting way to start quilling by creating this majestic elephant! Containing a wide range of rolls, folds and details you'll be a pro once you have completed this project. This fabulous kit comes with everything you need to create this lovely picture, including a pre-printed design for you to follow. In the kit, you'll also find helpful instructions and tips on quilling. Once you are finished, why not frame it to hang in pride of place in your home, it would certainly brighten up any room. You could give this as a special gift to a friend who loves animals!

quilling kit in elephant design

2. Paper quilling kit for beginners

This mega kit contains everything you need to begin your quilling journey! And it comes in a handy storage box, available in three different colours. In the box, you'll find all the tools from a quilling board to an electric slotted rolling paper pen plus super helpful hints and tips on how to get started. This kit is ideal for anyone who wants to dive right into their quilling adventure and take on lots of fun projects.

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green box filled with quilling kit

3. Hummingbird quilling kit for beginners

This beautiful hummingbird would brighten up your day and your home! Create colourfully swirls and patterns with paper in this fabulous quilling kit. Find all the equipment you need inside the box, including printed patterns and instructions.

hummingbird quilling kit

4. Giraffe quilling kit for beginners

Who doesn't love giraffes? The tallest and friendliest of creatures on this earth. You can celebrate these sweet creatures by quilling your very own. The folds and curls might look intricate but this picture is actually quite simple to complete! in the kit you'll find a helpful instruction booklet and a printed design to follow.

giraffe quilling kit

5. Basic quilling kit

This kit is the perfect starting point for those who don't want to dive into the deep end. You'll make 10 small quilling projects which feature a variety of flowers. This kit comes beautifully presented in a cute brown box, containing all the essentials. You'll even find a helpful video tutorial supplied.

basic quilling kit

6. Mindful quilling kits

We agree wholeheartedly that quilling is one of the most mindful pastimes, so why not make your project mindful? Every time you look at it, you can take a deep breath and remind yourself of that feeling. This lovely kit comes with the option of tools, two wooden boards and a printed design.

mindful design quilling kit

7. Sweet treats quilling kits

This adorable paper quilling kit contains an array of sweet treats that look good enough to eat! This vibrant and fun quilling kit comes with templates, detailed instructions, photos and access to online video tutorials, perfect for beginners.

sweet treats quilling kit

8. Love heart quilling kit

Feel the love with this cute quilling kit! Once completed you'll be left with a stunning heart design, perfect to give as a gift to that special someone. What's more lovely than receiving a handmade gift? The kit contains full instructions and all the tools you'll need to complete the project.

love heart quilling kit

9. DIY personalised quilling kit

Quill the first letter of your name or someone's name you love with this cute DIY kit. If you don't want to quill a letter you can also choose from a heart or a snowflake. However, we do think the letter would make a lovely personal gift for someone special.

lettering quilling kit

10. Floral quilling kit

Create beautiful flowers with this delightful quilling kit! You'll be able to create a variety of spring flowers such as sunflowers, daisies and poppies. These can are lovely skills to learn as you can reuse your talent to make gifts and greetings cards! The beautiful kits contain everything you need to create the flowers plus cards and envelopes so your creations are ready to send straight away!

florals quilling kit

11. Quilling design kit

This quilling kit contains 20 large designs for you to use to quill. There is a variety of beautiful designs to choose from including pretty ballerinas to a summery bicycle. Please note that the quilling paper is not included in this kit.

quilling kit with designs only

12. Sloth quilling kit

We all love to slow things down every now and then, just like the graceful sloth. We could learn a lot from these creatures, especially in our fast-paced lives. Sometimes you need to let yourself relax, and keep your mind concentrated on crafting. What's better to remind you that this kit! The kit includes a delicate patterned EVA pattern board, paper quilling strips, a packaging box, paper quilling tools, and accessories.

quilling kit with a sloth pattern

13. 15 piece paper quilling kit

This amazing kit is ideal for beginners and will allow you to create lots of designs. The kit includes 600 strips of quilling paper in 29 colours! So you can really create any design you like the look of. You'll also find a quilling board with 54 different shapes of paper quilling cutouts to help you create circles, teardrops, hearts, half-moons, squares or flowers.

paper quilling kit with 15 peices

14. Love paper quilling kit

Say 'I love you' with this adorable paper quilling kit for adults. You'll find enough paper to create this delightful design plus a handy instruction sheet demonstrating the different types of rolls you can expect to do for this design. You'll also receive a pre-printed card with the design, ready for you to start quilling!

love paper quilling kit

15. Quilling tools

This colourful quilling kit contains all the tools you need to start creating. It does not include paper, so that will need to be purchased separately. This kit is great for those who have a specific colour chart in mind and want to choose their own papers rather than receiving a mixture.

paper quilling tools

So what are you waiting for? Time to start your quilling journey. We hope you loved this roundup if you want more crafty fun to try. Try our paint by numbers kits, the macrame kits or the scrapbooking kits for adults. Looking for more general craft inspo, try these craft trends.


Katie Dolan
Katie DolanDigital Assistant, Gathered

Katie Dolan edits our needlework sections, focusing on our embroidery and cross stitch articles, as well as making videos for our arts and crafts projects. Katie runs her jewellery business, Ophelia Jewellery Art, on Etsy, where she sells beautiful resin-pressed flower earrings. She has a wide range of craft interests including embroidery – she particularly loves all things pop culture and a less traditional approach – The Simpsons and Rick & Morty are among her favourites to embroider. She has recently completed a silversmith workshop and hopes to expand her jewellery business with these new skills. When she’s not crafting, she’s usually fuelling her Harry Potter addiction with a Sunday film marathon and a couple of butter beers!

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