2018-10-01 Eleven new publications: Cross-stitch, filet, whitework embroidery, crochet.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Two lovely patterns, each representing a different type. One is a floral border so floral that nearly no room remains in the middle, and the other a geometrical border with a floral motif in the centre. The original items were partly embroidery, partly beadwork. Images donated by […]

2018-08-13 Sixteen new publications – Monograms, butterflies, a pincushion, table looms, tapestry and a Workbasket!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       Grunthals Butterflies 5544, Grunthals Verlag Berlin Antique Victorian Purple Needlepoint Stitched Glass Beaded Pillow Pin Cushion Two chart-only embroideries. Butterflies are always welcome decorations, and the very simple pincushion embroidery or beading pattern should make a nice project for beginners.   Hooper, Luther – Table Loom […]

2018-07-05 Ten new publications: Jacobean embroidery, silverwork, antique armour and dress, and of course cross-stitch and Workbaskets!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-WM003 Ann Matilda – Dog motif 1845 A shaggy dog, centre motif of a small sampler sold on ebay in november 2014. A request for permission to show the photograph went unanswered. The sampler had a floral border, not charted yet, and the name and year Ann […]

A circle within a circle and stylized feathers like a peacocks tail sticking out left, right, up.

2018-05-30 Fourteen new publications: Embroidery, cross-stitch, Workbaskets

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. F-TC012 5730 Jesus – Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin Religious subject; Jesus in his traditional red clothes with a blue mantle, but without halo. Part of a series of embroideries of saints. Image donated by ebay seller tinaldw. I had hoped to have this finished before Easter, […]

2018-05-15: Thirtyfour new publications: weaving, embroidery, Workbaskets!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Usually I insert links to detail pages and pdfs for each new publication. Because of the large amount of individual publications, this time I refer you to the home page, where they are all listed. I-WM001 Prof. Franz Donat, Technologie, Bindungslehre, Dekomposition und Kalkulation der […]

2018-04-25 Eight new publications: letter design, lots of tapestry, openwork, and stained glass. And a Workbasket!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   D-YS149 Zwirnerei Goeggingen Frivolitaten-Arbeiten 19 LINK TO PAGE LINK TO PDF   Advertising material; tatting pattern for insertion. This leaflet has been transferred to the Grassi Museum in Leipzig, and will probably be part of an exhibition about embroidery and fashion in 2019. Marja […]

2017-12-30 Seven new publications:

Although the publications have been put on the site before the New Year, the writing of the blog post has been delayed a little – my apologies. FUNDRAISING Our fundraising brought in 4.836 USD in 2017. Thank you, thank you! That’s really close to our goal! Oopsie, I forgot to take down the green banner! […]

2017-10-20 Eight new publications. Workbasket, Filet Ancien, Royal Society crochet, Berlin woolwork, dolls clothes – something for everybody!

FUNDRAISING Our current fundraising brought in 3.687 USD this year. Thank you, thank you! The maximum small donation is 1000 USD. That is what you can give over the entire year 2017 and still have it count as small donation. Go over that and you’ll join the board members and other large donors. The Workbaskets […]

2017-10-09 Five new publications in the Antique Pattern Library. Crochet, Edwardian ladies garments, embroidery

FUNDRAISING Thanks to all the people who donated, some in huge stunning globs, some in drip-drip-drip small and faithful amounts, we have a starting position of 2.167 USD raised in funds this year. Thanks to those donations and many others, I can raise the maximum small donation to 1000 USD. That is what you can […]