The zipper dress from the last post recalled quilling. I remember doing this craft when I was a youngster — twirling thin strips of paper around pencils and then fashioning them into an intricate designs. Seen here from Inna’s Creations, I think it’s quite a colorful and fun art form. Plus, these make great kids projects.
The quilling concept can make functional art as well seen in Fernando and Humberto Campagna’s chairs: