Batchelor, Jennie and Alison Larkin.
Jane Austen was proud of her skill with the needle. This books showcases rare and beautifuly embroidery patterns from Austen's era repurposed into fifteen modern projects. Derived from Lady's Magazine (1770-1832), a popular monthly periodical of fashion, fiction, and gossip. An introduction gives historical context. A guide to materials and methods gets you off to a good start. Endnotes give connections between the projects and their counterparts in Austen's fiction, family records, and other ltierature of her time. Projects include an evening bag, a reticule, a cellphone case, a muslin shawl, an apron, a floral napkin set and tablecloth, and other pretty timeless items. This is the UK edition we haven't been able to import due to publisher agreements. Like new. 159 pages. Pavilion. 2020. Hardcover. USED. $20.00