2018-11-17 Cartier Bresson’s Frivolite and a pattern for four heraldic motifs added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       I-ES001 Four heraldic motifs (and some green leaves) C-YS537 Cartier Bresson – La Frivolite A donation from ebay seller elisa-sala, and a book about tatting with good illustrations and descriptions of simple to complex tatting patterns. The third publication will have to wait until […]

2018-11-16 Patterns for Gittertull-Hakelei added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-YS034 Gittertull-Hakelei Nine patterns that look more suitable for quilting or applique than for crochet, but that’s what the patterns say: 1 single crochet, 1 chain. Gittertull when looked up is a kind of coarse net, made partly out of tinsel threads. I don’t know if that […]

2018-11-15 A very antique embroidery book, a small Berlin woolwork and a book of monograms added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.      I-WK001 Karl Sillings Grand Magazin De Broderie or Grosses Magazin fur Stickerei 1 Bought on ebay for peanuts, scanned by Willem Kraaij on the A3 scanner because it was just a little bit too large for the A4 scanner, especially the fold-out pattern, and then transferred […]

2018-11-14 A Workbasket, a slipper with calla lilies, and a Rose march for children added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       E-SW001 Petersons Magazine – Calla Lily Slipper E-SW011 Alice Cook Fuller – Rose March / Drill H-ML023 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10 Today, one Workbasket (thank you, M. Leigh Martin!) and two nearly forgotten items, that have come to light because our trustworthy scanning […]

2018-11-13 Crocheted skirts, Christmas Carol, and flower embroidery added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     I-KR003 Star 171 – Skirts, suits, stoles I-FW002 Dickens – Christmas Books F-IS080 Kuehn – Corner design with pink flowers Another of Kathryn Roloffs crochet books, this time mostly crocheted clothes. The most surprising was a slipper made from crocheted squares; actually I had seen a […]

2018-11-12 A Heinrich Kuehn booklet with alphabets and flowers added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-CL003 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Moderne Stickvorlagen 941 Six sheets of flower motifs, corners and edges, in two colors. Another six sheets with three alphabets, originally monochrome, but on charting it became clear that there should be different colors and that’s how it was charted. If you […]

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 […]