JANE AUSTEN’S SEWING BOX: Jane Austen’s women & their crafts with Jennifer Forest

Wednesday 21 Apr 2010, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

An illustrated journey through the beautiful handiwork of the Regency Era.

Drawing on the crafts worked by Jane Austen’s friends, family and characters in her novels, a range of skills from netting and knotting to tambour and white work will be explored.

Jennifer Forest is the author of the best-selling Jane Austen’s Sewing Box, a unique combination of history, literature and artistic interpretation. She works in various media including needlework, felting, knitting and screen-printing.

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