2016-10-13 Six new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm   http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-SR001.htm A simple embroidery pattern, depending for its effect mainly on the chosen colors. Nice curly outline gives a lively effect. This pattern is also present on a band sampler made by Sarah Bland, currently in the Victoria and Albert museum collection, and that sampler is dated 1860-1870. It’s the sampler […]

2016-10-04 Five new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-LL001.htm Chair seat needlepoint pattern “Gothic Flair” There must be lots of chairs with a stripe across the back and the seat. This chair seat is one of them, images donated by ebay seller loodylady and charted by Linda Walker. (On a Mac, no less…) It shows how you can upholster a […]

2016-09-28 Four new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm     http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-TP027.htm Small rose garland embroidery, image donated by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Making a chart off a completed embroidery is usually morework than re-charting a painted pattern. When I had completed this (and of course only after completion, Murphy’s Law) we had a several images of patterns donated […]

2016-09-23 Four new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm   http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-GH003.htm Matching Sets in Crochet, Clark’s O.N.T. Book no. 281. The scans were donated by Glenda Hicks, and edited by Yvonne DeBandi. Yvonne is a graphical designer (and singer) and we could pay her for her services thanks to the donations that came in up to now. Glenda donated three books and […]

2016-08-01 Three new publications uploaded

WELCOME This week we welcome 38 new members – 39 at the last count! Many found their way here from a newsletter from the Nordic Needle, and some also by an independent search for patterns (I asked). Such a large increase is very unusual. I’d say unprecedented, but when Mary Corbet was so kind to refer […]

2016-07-04 Three new publications uploaded – all embroidery

NEW PUBLICATIONS http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/A-MH143.htm Finally I got back to Marleen Van Horssens legacy: around 250 embroidery patterns and  supplements from French needlework magazines from the 19th and early 20th Century. And I discovered a whole box of stuff I have not even cataloged yet – not even photographed yet. (Our backlog has a backlog of […]

2016-06-18 Three new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/F-II007.htm   This book is al about Casal Guidi embroidery, a 3D embroidery that makes me think of a crossover between embroidery and needle lace. Fabulous work, really shows off your skills. There aren’t many resources for this technique; there have been one or two newer books published, but so recently that […]