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Looking ahead to Anne

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  "Just imagine—this night week I'll be in Avonlea—delightful thought!" said Anne, bending over the box in which she was packing Mrs. Rachel Lynde's quilts.  (from Anne of the Island)

We are excitedly looking forward to spending autumn with irrepressible Anne Shirley.  In preparation for the issue's Workshops article, Ashton has begun crafting an exquisite one-of-a-kind cedar and alder hope chest worthy of "packing Mrs. Rachel Lynde's quilts," and filling with treasures for Anne's future "house of dreams."  Here is a little taste of the hand carving with which he's been busy, as well as the image that may even show up as the cover.

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