Thoughts on Robert Frost, casting his dramas

It’s a familiar fact that in theater, roles written for men outnumber roles written for women. By a ratio of 2:1.*Avatar Repertory Theater, in its six year history of producing live, virtual theater, has usually counted in its roster about equal numbers of male and female voice actors. We’ve filled our character lists by casting […]

2015 APL: Eight new publications on 2015-03-30

The first is one of Marleens patterns, charted and since it’s a quarter pattern, with an extra illustration to show the complete pattern. Second, another of Flora Klickmanns books, “Pillow lace and handworked trimmings”. There’s three sections, Pillow lace, Needlepoint laces and handmade collars, Embroideries and trimmings, so it’s best qualified as a various-techniques book.

APL editing – using Acrobat Pro to crop and rotate

Sytske and I are planning a series of short notes on ways to approach editing the scans for Antique Pattern Library. There are many ways to do it, and we each prefer different software and workflows. Some things are true for all of the books.So here goes. OK, not so short today…Right now I’m working […]

Antique Pattern Library General info about pdfs

General info about the pdfs, which may not need repeating oftenYou need no password for opening.Anybody who gets a password-required-error, upgrade your Adobe reader first, since that’s the most frequent cause of problems. Then, please read the instructions at the top of the Catalog page. After upgrading the Adobe Reader, saving to disk, etc., see […]

Antique Pattern Library Terms of Use

Non-commercial use only! The downloads are free to download and to share, not to sell. Also the screendumps and later the text pages are published under the creative-commons licence – enjoy, but don’t sell. If ever you see a PDF for sale, especially with the Library creative-commons copyright notice or something that looks like it, […]