2016-10-27 Seven new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm I’ll take this opportunity to give special thanks to Jackie Isler and Charles Kite, who took our mission to preserve our heritage quite personally, and donated their family archive of craft material, and to Iva Innocenti, who donated whatever we would want from her own archive. We would like to publish all […]

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 […]

Avatar Repertory Theater Presents Two Gentlemen of Verona 2 shows only

  To join us hop to grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II    turn left and walk through the sign for ART theaters. Please join Avatar Repertory Theater at AvatarFest 2016 as we present Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona, Saturday October 1 at 1pm grid time and Sunday October 2 at 4pm grid time. Julia will go to any means to […]

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 […]

2016-09-14 APL Four new publications uploaded.

FUNDRAISING September is the month we start our fundraising effort for our continued existence next year. This month I’ve not been able to get the publications out at the beginning of the month, but I’m very happy that some of our regulars did not feel obliged to wait, and we have collected 205 USD already. […]

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 […]

VIrtual World Theater – Join Us Today!

New Media Arts IncPreserving the Old, Advancing the New Come on in to the world of virtual stage and screen. Have A.R.T. Will Travel Guide FREE and EASY 5 Step instructions on How to Get Started

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 […]