2020-07-06 New Publications: Workbasket patterns, a woolwork pattern and sport outfits for children

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS026 Workbasket Pattern sheet 63 Pattern sheet from the publishers of the Workbasket. This sheet was printed in dark red, and contains patterns for a hobby horse, a stole, seven tea towels (one for each day of the week), two cross-stitch patterns for linens, and […]

2020-06-26 New Publications: Eastern embroideries, a Berlin woolwork tray, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS004 Louisa Pesel – Stitches from Eastern Embroideries 2 Folder with 45 plates showing embroidery stitches, front and back. Mostly greyscale, a few with colors. 5 pages showing applications. Plate numbers start with 36, because the Portfolio 1 contained the numbers 1 to 35. Scans […]

2020-06-23 New Publications: Summer embroidery pattern, and a Workbasket

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-FR013 La Mode Illustree 1903-11-18 – Summer A tall narrow embroidery pattern showing the personification of Summer. Chart only; we don’t have permission to reproduce the original pattern. The chart is split in three for easier readability. Charted by Franciska Ruessink. H-ML098 The Workbasket Vol. […]

2020-06-05 Facebook problems

And now for something entirely different: It is possible that our Facebook announcements will be disabled in the near future. For those who rely on the Facebook notifications for new publications: my apologies, I am trying to solve the problem but so far, no luck. If you would like to remain up to date, check […]

2020-05-27 New Publications: Workbasket, Dutch songs, Minerva knitting booklet, Berlin woolwork fruit.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-PA106 Minerva Stitches and Styles Vol. 2 48 pages not including covers. Knitted dresses, jackets, blouses, skirts. Children’s clothes, men’s cardigans. From the collection of Iva Rose. Donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-II007 Heinrich Kuehn 7818 – Autumn […]

2020-05-20 New Publications: a Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 4, a Minerva knitting booklet and a rabbit to embroider

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II008 Della Porta – Il Punto Filet 4 36 pages, some joined to one. Filet and embroidery on net, photographed and charted. Curtains, tablecloths, baskets, bags, lampshades, pillow covers. Some religious patterns. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-PA110 Minerva 56 – […]

2020-05-16 New Publication: Petit Echo de la Mode – Album 4 – Fables de La Fontaine

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II007 Petit Echo de la Mode – Album 4 – Fables de la Fontaine 100 pages, including covers. As the title says, 48 designs each in filet and openwork embroidery, with scenes of the La Fontaine fables and the fairy tales by Perrault. Scans donated […]

2020-05-11 New Publication: Ullstein’s Jumper-Buch

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-SB002 Ullstein 5 – Das Jumper-Buch 40 pages including covers. From the Ullstein series on needlework, a book about sweaters, dresses, vests, hats etc.  for women and children. The pattern sheet is missing. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

2020-05-09 New Publication: Minerva Style Book 30

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. J-PA081 Minerva – Style Book Volume 30 48 pages, not including covers. Knitted and crocheted dresses, blouses, vests, collars, hats, purses. Very pre-war sleek and stylish. From the collection of Iva Rose Reproductions, donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. […]

2020-05-04 New Publications: Four embroidery patterns, a Workbasket, Mountmellick embroidery, and crocheted and knitted tablecloths and bedspreads

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-II006 Heinrich Kuehn 13900 – Courting couple in pink and brown Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern of a courting couple, dressed in pink (she) and brown (he), sitting on a bench outside. The design is rectangular, probably meant for the embroidery to be framed. […]