Marion Crawford was the governess of princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose (the daughters of the Duke of York) for 24 years, and wrote a memoir of her experiences. From “The Little Princesses“, pg. 36: The Duke was astonishingly expert with a needle. He once made a dozen chair covers in petit point for Royal Lodge. […]
Check out the pictures in this blog post about the Hotel Recamier in Paris. Among other things, we were enamored with the seamless needlepoint lining the elevator walls.