Did you know that the "envelope" as we know it, wasn't invented until the 1840's? Letters in Jane Austen's day were sent folded and the letter was actually the envelope; you can read more about actual letter writing in Jane Austen's times here. But that doesn't mean we can't have a little fun with our Jane Austen correspondence today, does it? So let's get started! A hands on craft project by The Jane Austen Letter Writing Society' Supply list:
- 1 sheet of vintage script scrapbook paper 12 X 12 in.
- 1 sheet of clear velum
- Austen silhouette die cut
- Austen silhouette sticker
- mail tag
- optional: envelope template
Lady Pamela is the blogger behind the Jane Austen Letter Writing Society, the blog Lost Art Of Letter Writing Revived and Etsy store LostArtRevived which carries complete Jane Austen Letter Writing Kits for your convenience.