Happy Christmas

Christmas tree festivals are everywhere but it would be hard to beat the charming decorated Christmas trees on show at Skidby Church.  East Riding Quillers’ and Wyke Scribes Calligraphers’ contribution looks great in its own window alcove – well done all!

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Hickory Dickory Dock

Had a great time at The Quilling Guild’s Celebration Weekend – so much fabulous quilling to see.

I always love the Regional Displays – here is a taste of ours – the work of nine East Riding quillers.



















When I started my clock, I didn’t realise that the kitchen paraphernalia would have to be so tiny – not usually my scene at all!

However, it was then too late to stop so, telling myself it’s good to take on a challenge, I persevered – and then won the Rose Bowl!  Amazing!

Jane's quilled kitchen clock

Jane’s quilled kitchen clock


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Time to Quill!

Getting prepared for the Quilling Guild’s Annual Celebration Weekend in September.  All the information is here http://quilling-guild.weebly.com/hartley-wintney-2017.html.

Our Regional Table this year will be ‘Clocks and Jewellery’.  Some of us are using a glass petri dish to create our timepieces.  A great protection for both quilling and clock hands. Here’s mine.

Petri Dish Clock

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3D Grandpa Teddy – he rocks!

3D Grandpa Teddy – he rocks!

This Grandpa Teddy is quilled using my unique invention – a Wheatsheaf Pom-pom.

He features in “Quilled Teddy Bears” book  http://www.quilling.karoo.net/learn.htm#books35  along with fifteen more delightful bears, including these “Anniversary Bears” – a great greetings card for that special occasion.

Anniversary Teddies

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World Record Attempt – Making Quilled Flowers

World Record AttemptThe Quilling Guild’s AGM and Display of Quilling will be in New Earswick, York, this year!

Jane Jenkins Georgian dress cr



And you can come and visit Paul and me demonstrating quilling in York’s Castle Museum on 2nd September.  Paul will not be in Regency costume!


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Nashville here we come!

Really looking forward to visiting NAQG Conference.  Getting in the mood by making my name badge (which turned into a plaque!)  It’s a pity most folks from Nashville have two feet – I seemed to have proved I am useless at symmetry.20160423_093022


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Fab fob

I often meet up with new people who are interested in what I do.  If they have never seen quilling before and I do not have strips to hand my explanation usually results in a bemused blank gaze!  Now I have solved the problem. I always have my keys with me so I can simply show them the fob and instantly the problem is solved!  My thanks to Shiro Ono for his lovely blank fobs – the correct depth for quillers.


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