"Elizabeth took up some needlework, and was sufficiently amused in attending to what passed between Darcy and his companion." Pride & Prejudice, 1813
Be more Lizzie Bennet and practise the art of regency needlework with the help of this book of needlework patterns. If you love all things regency, Jane Austen and are serious about embroidery this compilation of regency needlework patterns taken from Ackermann's Repository of Arts published in the early 19th century, will provide the accomplished lady with a variety of authentic regency embroidery designs. Each design is displayed in black and white as first published in the periodical, there are no technical instructions with this compilation.
Needlework Patterns in the Era of Jane Austen covers twelve years of fashion embroidery designs in the Georgian and Regency periods (1809-1820).