Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor Quote Cross Stitch Framed Elizabeth Taylor was “one great Dame.” The British government saw fit to bestow upon her the title Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. In all respects, though, she fit the (perhaps politically incorrect but no less appropriate) bill of a great dame, a woman who knew herself completely and made no apologies for being herself.

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Celine Dion

Celine Dion Quote Cross Stitch Pattern Framed

Celine Marie Claudette Dion is a worldwide phenomenon due to her amazing voice and the promotional savvy of her late husband, Rene Angelil. Her story however is not that of a woman made great by a man, but rather of a woman who stood in partnership with her husband to establish her position and her brand in the entertainment industry.

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Nellie McClung

Women who set a low value for themselves make it harder for the rest of us.

Nellie McClung PortraitNellie McClung was a Canadian author, politician and feminist who campaigned for women’s rights during the early 20th century. She was one of the “Famous Five” who successfully petitioned for women to be considered “persons” under Canadian law.

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Claudette Colbert

"It matters more what is in a woman's face than what's on it." Claudette Colbert Cross Stitch Pattern

Claudette Colbert was an actress of the stage, film, and television noted for her professionalism, humor, and keen eye for detail. At one point, she was the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. When asked the key to her ageless beauty, she replied: “Laughter – it’s the key to everything. To a day of gloom or despair, to happy work, to life.”

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