2020-08-14 New Publications: A Workbasket, a small Berlin woolwork rose bouquet, and a rare Riego Point Lace booklet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS027 Riego de la Branchardiere – Point Lace Larger than usual stapled oblong booklet about point lace. Six patterns in color, without page numbers, back side blank. General instructions, instructions for preparing the pattern, explanation of various stitches. Two pages of advertisements. Eight blank pages […]

2020-07-30 New Publications: Woolwork chair seat, Columbia knitting booklet, architectural ornament styles, and an embroidery border pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-AC001 Journal des Demoiselles – Chair seat Litho, supplement of the French magazine Journal des Demoiselles. Black background with colored frame and empty center. If a rectangular frame is desired, the top or bottom can be mirrored. Image donated by ebay seller anncoll_13, edited and […]

2020-07-06 New Publications: Workbasket patterns, a woolwork pattern and sport outfits for children

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS026 Workbasket Pattern sheet 63 Pattern sheet from the publishers of the Workbasket. This sheet was printed in dark red, and contains patterns for a hobby horse, a stole, seven tea towels (one for each day of the week), two cross-stitch patterns for linens, and […]

2020-06-26 New Publications: Eastern embroideries, a Berlin woolwork tray, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS004 Louisa Pesel – Stitches from Eastern Embroideries 2 Folder with 45 plates showing embroidery stitches, front and back. Mostly greyscale, a few with colors. 5 pages showing applications. Plate numbers start with 36, because the Portfolio 1 contained the numbers 1 to 35. Scans […]

2020-06-23 New Publications: Summer embroidery pattern, and a Workbasket

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-FR013 La Mode Illustree 1903-11-18 – Summer A tall narrow embroidery pattern showing the personification of Summer. Chart only; we don’t have permission to reproduce the original pattern. The chart is split in three for easier readability. Charted by Franciska Ruessink. H-ML098 The Workbasket Vol. […]

2020-06-05 Facebook problems

And now for something entirely different: It is possible that our Facebook announcements will be disabled in the near future. For those who rely on the Facebook notifications for new publications: my apologies, I am trying to solve the problem but so far, no luck. If you would like to remain up to date, check […]

2020-05-27 New Publications: Workbasket, Dutch songs, Minerva knitting booklet, Berlin woolwork fruit.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-PA106 Minerva Stitches and Styles Vol. 2 48 pages not including covers. Knitted dresses, jackets, blouses, skirts. Children’s clothes, men’s cardigans. From the collection of Iva Rose. Donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-II007 Heinrich Kuehn 7818 – Autumn […]

2020-05-20 New Publications: a Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 4, a Minerva knitting booklet and a rabbit to embroider

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II008 Della Porta – Il Punto Filet 4 36 pages, some joined to one. Filet and embroidery on net, photographed and charted. Curtains, tablecloths, baskets, bags, lampshades, pillow covers. Some religious patterns. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-PA110 Minerva 56 – […]

2020-05-16 New Publication: Petit Echo de la Mode – Album 4 – Fables de La Fontaine

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II007 Petit Echo de la Mode – Album 4 – Fables de la Fontaine 100 pages, including covers. As the title says, 48 designs each in filet and openwork embroidery, with scenes of the La Fontaine fables and the fairy tales by Perrault. Scans donated […]

2020-05-11 New Publication: Ullstein’s Jumper-Buch

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-SB002 Ullstein 5 – Das Jumper-Buch 40 pages including covers. From the Ullstein series on needlework, a book about sweaters, dresses, vests, hats etc.  for women and children. The pattern sheet is missing. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.