A great Christmas present or source of gift ideas, Jane Austen Embroidery is full of beautiful projects based on patterns from Austen's time.
Faith, Science, and Joy at the JASNA 2021 AGM in Chicago
by Brenda S. Cox When Emma encountered Mrs. Elton visiting Jane Fairfax, “she saw [Mrs. Elton] with a sort of anxious parade of mystery fold up a letter which she had apparently been reading aloud to Miss Fairfax, and return it into the purple and gold ridicule by her side,”—Emma, Volume 3, chapter 16, Cambridge … Continue reading The Joy of the Reticule
"Covering screens" was one of the accomplishments of young ladies in Jane Austen's England. What did that mean?
I'm finding joy in cross-stitching Jane Austen projects right now. These are my favorites; what are yours?
This fascinating sampler has a complex and controversial history!
What verses did Austen choose for her cross-stitch sampler, and what might they mean to us?
Girls learned the alphabet and the Bible by stitching. This is claimed to be Jane Austen's childhood sampler.