Okay, I have to admit that’s a cheesy play on “Jane Austen” and “Pride and Prejudice”… but I have been on a Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice kick lately. I re-read “Pride and Prejudice” by the original author, and Mr. Darcy’s Diary by Amanda Grange. And I found another Pride and Prejudice inspired novel “The Pemberley Chronicles” by Rebecca Ann Collins, and am anxious to get started with it:
Incidentally, Jane Austen was also an avid and accomplished needleworker and quilter. A few specimens of her “fiber” accomplishments are preserved in the Jane Austen House Museum in Chawton, UK. The “Jane Austen” quilt is among the most notable. It is definitely a masterpiece considering the difficulty in piecing such a quilt. The pattern is now reproduced accurately by Linda Franz. The Jane Austen quilt is on my list of quilts to make:
I was also very excited to find a series of Pride and Prejudice inspired samplers by The Stitching Parlor. I can’t wait to get started on them:
Are you an Austen-tatious person? Thanks again for stopping by – I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!