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Jane Austen Embroidery: Authentic embroidery projects for modern stitchers

Jane Austen Embroidery: Authentic embroidery projects for modern stitchers (Hardback)

By Batchelor, Jennie
By Larkin, Alison

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Jane Austen was as skilful with a needle as she was with a pen. This unique book from Jennie Batchelor and Alison Larkin showcases recently discovered 18th century embroidery patterns expertly repurposed into 15 exciting modern stitching projects. The patterns and projects are br...ought to life with glimpses into the world of Regency women and their domestic lives by lively historical features, quotes from Jane Austen's letters and novels, enchanting illustrations and inspirational project photography. The book opens with an illustrated introduction on amateur embroidery and the vital role it played in the daily lives of women in Jane Austen's Britain. Next comes the materials and methods section, clearly explaining the key stitches, as well as providing information on threads, fabrics and frames. The practical chapter includes 15 projects for modern items. The projects are divided into three main sections according to the item the 18th century pattern was originally intended for with patterns for different skill levels: Dress to Impress: Embroidered Clothes: Projects include Sprig starter pattern, Pencil case, Clutch Purse, Apron and Housewife How do you like my trimming?: Embroidered Accessories: Projects include Set of napkins, Mobile Phone Pouch, Tablet or e-reader sleeve, Reticule and Shawl A 'nest of comforts': embroidery for the home: Projects include Box top, Workbag, Cushion, Sewing set and Tablecloth It is more than likely that Jane herself would have used these very patterns for her own embroidery, and now, with Jennie and Alison's help, readers can stitch-along with Jane to make a selection of beautifully embroidered, practical items.
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ISBN 9781911624400
Released AU 24 Feb 2020
Publisher Pavilion Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781911624400
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pavilion Books
Imprint Pavilion Books
Released 24 Feb 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Batchelor, Jennie
By Larkin, Alison
Category History of Art
Arts & Crafts Design
Needlework & Fabric Crafts
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 193mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 746.44041
Weight 720g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Embroidery - Patterns
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade