2018-10-17 Workbasket Vol.2 No.4 added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. H-ML017 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 4 The Workbaskets are published with permission of F+W Media, the current rights holder. Another of M. Leigh Martin’s fantastic collection of very vintage Workbasket Magazines. It contains the quilting block Iris (the flower) and three crochet projects: collar and […]

2018-10-16 Le Filet Ancien IV added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-TT007 Le Filet Ancien Au Point de Reprise IV If you love little cupids, this is for you. Borders, edges, lampshade segments, curtains, motifs in all sizes. I rather like the cupids’ Four Seasons. There’s one motif done in various other stitches, and these are indicated by […]

2018-10-15 Louisa Pesel’s Double Running Stitch added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-XX086 Louisa F. Pesel – Double-running or Back-Stitch  This is for lovers of blackwork and antique English samplers. Louisa Pesel wrote a number of books about embroidery stitches, and though we don’t have all of them, there will be more to follow. The book was republished in […]

2018-10-14 Parrot eating berries added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-MV001 Parrot eating berries This scan was donated by Mark van der Voort, a colleague at my last place of employment. There were more colleagues helping with scanning, no doubt you’ll see more of their scans. This pattern shows a somewhat  scruffy-looking parrot chained to a T-shaped […]

2018-10-13 Yugoslavian embroidery book added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-MP001 Prica – Bosanski Narodni Vez This book is from Yugoslavia when it was still Yugoslavia. It was a gift from Marija Popov, a former colleague, who originally came from there and would look on her holidays for old books about needlework for us. She died almost […]

2018-10-12 Ouvrages Liturgiques added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-XX055 G. Poty – Les Ouvrages Liturgiques No. 1 Actually, this was one from my own collection, and it looked so nice when first seen. Unfortunately, then I opened it – and then had to unfold again and again to end up with a single large sheet, […]

2018-10-11 Workbasket Volume 2 No. 5 added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML018 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 2 Number 5 Let’s not forget the Workbaskets! A Japanese Lantern quilting block, and several crochet projects: a plaid blouse, a sweater-and-helmet set, and a four-piece baby set. As so many other items, it was nearly, nearly ready – so this is […]

2018-10-10 Coral Circle design added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-CK001 Coral Circle A small newspaper cutting, from quite an old newspaper, with this pattern – a circular design of coral branches on black, and in the centre a small round coral design that can be used independently, maybe for a pincushion or similar small item. The […]

2018-10-09 Seven piece basket set in crochet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I have changed the programming to make the most recent publication the top one. It used to be all publications in one publication round and then it did not matter which was first, but with this incremental adding of publications life’s easier if the latest is the […]

2018-10-08 Improved version of an old publication: Flower wreath charted!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. This is B-YS010, a flower wreath pattern designed by A. Todt, Berlin, number 6011. On doing administrative duties, I saw again that this pattern still had not been charted. Since we now have better resources than in 2011, when the pattern was first published, I decided to […]