Thursday, 25 July 2019

Quilled Watering Cans

In the hot weather we have in the UK at the moment many of us are reaching for watering cans every evening. These quilled watering cans I created for the August issue of Crafts Beautiful magazine out now, are ideal for keen gardeners birthdays and garden celebrations. 

Sunday, 14 July 2019

Sumer workshops

Two very successful workshops last week with the WI (Women's Institute)  - the groups worked hard and made several cards in the sessions learning open coils, tight coils and pinched coils. As per usual time flies and we only just got to fringed flowers...

Friday, 28 June 2019

Quilled Strawberries and Icecream

Quilled strawberries and icecream feature in the July issue of Crafts Beautiful magazine out now! Just in time for this heatwave about to reach the UK....

Saturday, 22 June 2019

Chinese edition of Paper Quilling

Search Press have just sent me copies of the Chinese edition of my book "Paper Quilling"!  

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

June Flowers on Embroidery Hoops

For this project in June 2019 Crafts Beautiful magazine I tried something different by using embroidery hoops of various sizes - see inside the magazine for more photos and instructions. 

Friday, 3 May 2019

Hot air balloons

These hot air balloons are made with a paper outline and inner vertical lines then the orange quilled coils glued inbetween the lines. Its a fiddly technique and time consuming but not hard if you have some patience!
See this project with instructions and more designs in the latest issue of Crafts Beautiful magazine May issue out now!

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Step in to Spring!

Crafts Beautiful April issue has my quilled flowers on pages 53 to 55 of the magazine, out now. Below is a side close up of the frilly flowers and woven strips for the bag.