Cachette du Jane Austen
Cachette du Jane Austen
A collection of ephemera, ribbons and projects inspired by Jane Austen, six years in the making.
This special collection is packed full of wonderful vintage materials, ephemera, tools, notions, etc.
Tucked inside a pale sage green 10" bandbox, hand made for us, is a fat quarter of Rose & Hubble cotton lawn fabric in blue rosebuds. The very last of this vintage Rose Mille fabric. You will also find a variety of vintage ribbons; a pink and white mesh that mimics cross stitch, a lovely light blue satin moire, plush green velvet, blue and white cotton embroidered jacquard, pleated steel blue satin, scalloped cotton lace edging. And a pair of white cotton corners to use as a collar or maybe a tablecloth on a card?
All the materials to make a pretty 3-sided reticule purse; taupe dupioni, satin lining, 3 yards of navy rayon seam binding, 4 beaded glass tassels, 3 velvet navy bows, dyed lace insert trim, and pattern with full color instructions.
All the materials to make a lovely tapestry needle-book; Wide roses tapestry ribbon, gray wool felt, ribbon ties and notions.
An 8 inch bamboo embroidery hoop, a large vintage cotton napkin to embroider, 5 hanks of vintage DMC cotton, a set of embroidery needles, mini-bees wax in a case, needle threader, the cutest little embroidery scissors, a handy embroidery stitches card, and multiple embroidery designs to trace. We have also included a length of Aida cloth and needle to cross-stitch a bookmark so you don't lose your place while reading "Sense and Sensibilities".
We have included some actual pages of Jane Austen books to craft with, don't worry the book was paperback and literally falling apart. 3 layered Tea Time stickers from Anna Griffin. a collection of Jane Austen quotes, in her handwriting font, die-cut to use in paper crafting. Four white linen folded cards with 4 signature envelopes to make your own greeting cards, 2 large Dresden golden feathers, one to keep, one for a pen-pal perhaps? A pair of Dresden heart frames, a dozen Dresden fleur-de-lis swirls, 4 Dresden pen nibs, (or 2 - 3 dimensional ones).
Ten, 2-sided postcards from our Le Bon Ton collection with 2 bonus designs. A set of 5 heart shaped tea cakes, and a tea strainer, so you can sip and relax while writing your own memoirs in the spiral bound notebook.
If you don't want the entire collection, you can purchase one of the kits and card sets on their own:
A VERY LIMITED quantity is available of this collection.
There is over $200 of goodies inside.
We have included a copy of a hand traced embroidery pattern from the 1900's, and a copy of an antique cross stitch alphabet from our archive, as well as a half sheet of old fashioned carbon paper so you can trace the patterns onto the vintage napkin or reticule, or a project of your choice.
You may want to use a pattern from one of these amazing sources please feel free:
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