|Knitting Journal - February 2019 by Joanna Marshall|
|A view from Chawton House|
|Jane Austen Sampler|
|Photos and sampler side by side|
|I used colours captured in the photo|
|Garter Slip Stitch|
|Photographs from the window, at Chawton House|
|Chawton House, Hampshire, UK|
|A Kaleidoscope of the photograph used|
|Stitching Project - February 2019|
Whilst in 'Chawton House', which was owned by Edward Austen, we were told that it is thought Jane Austen sat by the window above and wrote her novels. With this in mind, I decided to take the colours from the view and design a sampler.
The colours I used were:
I wanted the black colour to represent the window panes, green for the lawn & trees, brown for 'Chawton Church' & the stone driveway.
This year, I want to explore different textures, so used a 'Garter Slip Stitch'.
The stitches used in this stitch is:
This is a kaleidoscope image from the photograph taken of the window. I based my colours on this image
|The Jane Austen Museum, Hampshire, UK - Website|
|Chawton House, Hampshire, UK - Website|
|Our little rescue dog, enjoying a walk around Chawton House|
|Edith Grace Designs Shop|
Finished February 2019
Joanna Marshall - Edith Grace Designs