2018-11-29 A famous pattern book, a book with six embroidery pages, and a Madonna embroidery added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-II007 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Madonna della Seggiola Iva shared a lot of her fabulous Berlin woolwork collection. In view of the approaching December festivities, I picked this one as first. As it turns out, Iva had already been busy on this pattern, too and she added […]

2018-11-20 Wool-embroidered clothing, and a fourfold embroidery pattern added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.      B-TT001 Vetements Brodes en Laine H-RM036 Hertz Wegener 491  The Vetements Brodes en Laine was published by Aiguille et Crochet. It looks very much like the Wolf Dupeyron albums and in fact the content is most likely identical to the Wolf Dupeyron Vetements Brodes en […]

2018-11-19 Another Workbasket, an embroidery, and a lesson in making skirts added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.        H-ML025 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 12 I-ES002 Berman 842 B-YS104 Conover – Lesson Nine How to make women’s skirts The Butterfly Chair Protector in the new Workbasket has a very short pattern description. It may be useful to add a charted design of the […]

2018-11-18 A Workbasket, whitework patterns, and two cross-stitch patterns added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.            H-RM037 Portman No. L H-ML024 Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 11 H-FR116 La Brodeuse  H-GG001 Green and cream diamond design The ten whitework motifs and one double edge design are from an old, old sheet, that looks either etched or handdrawn. It’s in the […]

2018-11-17 Cartier Bresson’s Frivolite and a pattern for four heraldic motifs added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       I-ES001 Four heraldic motifs (and some green leaves) C-YS537 Cartier Bresson – La Frivolite A donation from ebay seller elisa-sala, and a book about tatting with good illustrations and descriptions of simple to complex tatting patterns. The third publication will have to wait until […]

2018-11-16 Patterns for Gittertull-Hakelei added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-YS034 Gittertull-Hakelei Nine patterns that look more suitable for quilting or applique than for crochet, but that’s what the patterns say: 1 single crochet, 1 chain. Gittertull when looked up is a kind of coarse net, made partly out of tinsel threads. I don’t know if that […]

2018-11-15 A very antique embroidery book, a small Berlin woolwork and a book of monograms added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.      I-WK001 Karl Sillings Grand Magazin De Broderie or Grosses Magazin fur Stickerei 1 Bought on ebay for peanuts, scanned by Willem Kraaij on the A3 scanner because it was just a little bit too large for the A4 scanner, especially the fold-out pattern, and then transferred […]

2018-11-14 A Workbasket, a slipper with calla lilies, and a Rose march for children added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       E-SW001 Petersons Magazine – Calla Lily Slipper E-SW011 Alice Cook Fuller – Rose March / Drill H-ML023 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10 Today, one Workbasket (thank you, M. Leigh Martin!) and two nearly forgotten items, that have come to light because our trustworthy scanning […]

2018-11-13 Crocheted skirts, Christmas Carol, and flower embroidery added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     I-KR003 Star 171 – Skirts, suits, stoles I-FW002 Dickens – Christmas Books F-IS080 Kuehn – Corner design with pink flowers Another of Kathryn Roloffs crochet books, this time mostly crocheted clothes. The most surprising was a slipper made from crocheted squares; actually I had seen a […]

2018-11-12 A Heinrich Kuehn booklet with alphabets and flowers added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-CL003 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Moderne Stickvorlagen 941 Six sheets of flower motifs, corners and edges, in two colors. Another six sheets with three alphabets, originally monochrome, but on charting it became clear that there should be different colors and that’s how it was charted. If you […]