AUSTENtatious Crochet

AUSTENtatious Crochet

36 Contemporary Designs From the World of Jane Austen

Book - 2011
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The timeless appeal of Jane Austen is evidenced not only by perpetual interest in her classic novels but also by countless book clubs, movies, plays, books, and sundry products which celebrate her work. Austentatious Crochet presents Austen fans with a unique opportunity to step into the scarf, skirt, or chemise of Elizabeth Bennett, Emma Woodhouse, and a host of other favorite Austen characters.

The book features thirty-two original crochet projects inspired by Austen novels but fabulously brought up to date and wearable today. The designs focus on women's wear, such as dresses, sweaters, cardigans, and capelets, but also encompass accessories such as handbags, scarfs, and pillowcases and clothing for children.

Introductions to each project include favorite bits of dialogue from the original novels. Fully illustrated with evocative photos, Regency-style illustrations, and step-by-step schematics, Austentatious Crochet is certain to please the devoted Austen lover as well as craft enthusiasts.

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, c2011
ISBN: 9780762441464
0762441461
Characteristics: 208 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm

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JudyK_KCMO Apr 20, 2017

Learn the needlework of the Regency period of Jane Austen

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meadams
Jan 23, 2017

Oh so much fun! A delightful collection full of imagination.

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Boosterl16
Jul 30, 2012

The best pattern book I've come across yet. There is so much I want to make out of this book. I don't know where to start. Excellent, innovative collection.

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