2018-11-11 The Weaving Board, a corner embroidery design, and A Tale of Two Cities added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.          H-WS010 Dickens – A Tale of Two Cities (illustrations only) C-YS066 Hooper – The Weaving Board I-BH002 Corner with roses and blue ribbons Finally, the scans of the first book of Weaving with Small Appliances surfaced – among 10 TB of scans it’s […]

2018-11-10 Coptic weaving added, a workbasket and a bell pull pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.        D-YS125 Tapisseries et Etoffes Coptes H-ML022 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 9 I-EB001 Bell pull in embroidery and beadwork     FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2867 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. […]

2018-11-09 A Workbasket, Lesson 8 on how to make clothes for children, and an embroidered slipper.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     B-SW029 Embroidered slipper B-YS103 Conover – Lesson Eight H-ML021 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 8 Crochet, sewing, embroidery, quilting! FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2837 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. If […]

2018-11-08 Clothes for dolls, Java Canvas embroidery pattern and a page or two on madder added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.         I-WS003 Bertha Heyde – Schnittmuster fur “Die Fleissige Puppenschneiderin” Ten patterns for dolls clothes. The size is named as for 27cm dolls, but there’s a handy trick: the width of the sheet was 27 cm too. So if you enlarge the width of the […]

2018-11-07 Afghans, embroidery, crochet, more embroidery added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       C-YS717 Spool Cotton Co. Book No. 140 – Afghans I-CL002 Heinrich Kuehn – Album 584 I-TT003 Heinrich Kuehn – Neueste Vorlagen fur Hakel-Arbeiten No. 88 E-CR008 P. Trube 7908 – Multicolor alphabet The afghans do look inviting, lovely color combinations and of course the illustrations […]

2018-11-06 Star Beginner’s Manual and a booklet on batik stamps added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.    I-AB003 Javanese Batik Designs From Metal Stamps I-KR002 Star 42 – Beginner’s Manual Though delayed, here are the publications that should have uploaded yesterday and didn’t – that should be corrected in half an hour or so. The batik book shows the stamped designs and two […]

2018-11-05 An embroidered purse, a corner embroidery design, and a book about lacet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   I-CB001 Embroidered Purse F-IS089 Carnation Corner Design B-YS077 Patrons Favoris 60 – Le Lacet Again three publications, this time more embroidery. The purse shows how the simple overall patterns that populate many samplers can be used for useful objects. I’ve seen an embroidered needle book as […]

2018-11-04 Crochet gifts, Drawn thread work, and an embroidery pattern added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Warning: the site is still being updated, and it might take another half hour before all is done.   I-KR001 Star 80 – Crochet Gay and Gifty Ideas F-DY002 Muller 941 – Chickens B-YS045 Cousine Claire – Les Jours a Fils Tirés Some of these have been […]

2018-11-03 Luther Hooper’s Tablet Weaving added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-YS065 Luther Hooper – Tablet Weaving A beginners book about tablet weaving, Volume 2 of a series about weaving with small appliances. The part about designing the patterns is interesting; I usually make chevrons when tablet weaving and that’s it. But there are many more options, maybe […]

2018-11-02 Embroidery patterns and a ribbonwork and lace item added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Three new publications! I-BD001 Silk pouch with lace and silk ribbons I-II001 Album 48 with Dutch motifs, ships and windmills I-RK002 Magasin des Demoiselles: edge design The silk pouch might still be available on Etsy. The seller was so kind to give us permission to use the […]