Learn a little bit about the history of quilling before diving into the craft and making your own filigreed note card, ornament, or piece of jewelry to take home.
Quilling or filigree was a popular pastime for ladies in Regency England. Common items like jewelry boxes, screens, picture frames, and tea chests were often adorned with filigree accents.
From Sense and Sensibility, Chapter 23:
“…I should have been at my filigree already…”
About our speaker: A life member of JASNA, Lynn Harlan joined the ranks of Austen aficionados in 2011. A reference librarian at Bangor Public Library, Lynn has led library programs and book discussions about Jane Austen for multiple libraries throughout the United States. She has taught classes on Children’s Literature and led professional development sessions on Library Partnerships, Blackout Poetry, #MeToo, Afrofuturism, and Soothing Reads for Stressful Times. Lynn’s favorite Austen novel has been Sense and Sensibility since she picked up her first copy for fifty cents at Scholastic Book Fair in junior high school.
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