[credit: Amazon/Dover Publications]
I absolutely cannot wait for this book to be released! Jane Austen Embroidery: Regency Patterns Reimagined for Modern Stitchers is a collection of 15 modern sewing projects inspired by designs featured in Lady's Magazine (1770-1832). The projects featured in the book included embroidery patterns for an apron, napkin set, muslin shawl, and more. According to the official synopsis on Amazon, the book will include "fascinating historical features, quotes from Austen's letters and novels, enchanting drawings, clear instructions, and inspirational project photography trace the patterns' origins and illustrate their imaginative restoration for modern use."
My embroidery needles are ready!