2019-07-20 Three new publications: a Workbasket, a tatting book, and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML027 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 3 No 4 Crochet: French Marigolds, Disk Collar. Knitting: Gloves. Quilting: Ring around the Star, String of Beads, Snowball. Various household tips. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   B-YS075 Brigitta Hochfelden […]

2019-07-19 Three new publications: A Berlin woolwork tiger, 7 pattern sheets and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-II001 Hertz & Wegener – Young tiger – 4396 Handpainted pattern of a young striped wild cat, probably a tiger. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. J-CK001 Constance van der Griet – Seven pattern sheets (J715) From our Canadian researcher and designer, seven pattern sheets […]

2019-07-17 Three new publications: Calligraphy, pincushions, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML026 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 3 No. 1 8 pages. Crochet: The All-purpose Blouse, crocheted chrysanthemum. Quilting: Pointsettia, Corsage bouquet. Weaving: Make your own loom and weave your afghans by hand. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media. […]

2019-07-16 New publication: Macrame

For the new publication, go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm B-YS047 Herve-Vaissiere – Le Macrame, 1er Volume First volume of a series about macrame. Starting with simple knots and lanyards, progressing fast to much more advanced knotting, and ending with photographs of marvellous examples of the art. Towel fringes, lamp coverings, ornamental edging around baskets.   Donate now to […]

2019-07-15 Three new publications: Filet, Crochet, Renaissance lace

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   F-IS139 Two crocheted edges From Jackie Islers collection, a single sheet with two lovely fringed edges. Although the description says shawls, table cloths and centers, bed spreads etc., my first thought was of those crocheted tops that I see sometimes in clothing stores. A […]

2019-07-10 New publication: Hiawatha Beaded Bags 9th Edition

For the new publication, go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm J-WS001 The Hiawatha Book of Beaded Bags, 9th Edition. Introducing Beaded Bags of Distinction Including Latest Models Designed by Harriet B. Davis Easily made by following simple instructions together with actual photographs. Two pages of advertisements for purse frames. From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma. Scans donated by Seya […]

2019-07-08 Two new publications: An embroidered slipper and a sewing techniques reference.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. A-MH055 Musee des Familles – Modes Vraies – Slipper top and edge design Edge design in red, black, green, blue, cream with gold highlights, and a slipper top in the same colors.  From the collection of Marleen van Horssen.   C-YS628 Isabel Conover De Nyse – […]

2019-07-07 New publication: Gloves and mittens for the entire family

For the new publication, go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm J-OS002 Bucilla 19 Gloves and Mittens For the entire family. 16p booklet with knitted gloves and mittens in all sizes and shapes. Patterns from 441 to 453. From the collection of Orna Smith, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay […]

2019-07-07 New publication: Knit a V neck sleeveless sweater

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. J-OS001 Official Sweater Instructions approved by The Citizen’s Committee for the Army and Navy, Inc., of Minderva Service Knitting Worsted, for V Neck Sleeveless Sweater for the United States Army. “Keep the boys smiling”, “Knit a sweater now”. Very likely a wartime publication. It’s a single […]

2019-07-06 Four new publications: Three Dutch needlework booklets and one about roof decorations.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Three Dutch needlework booklets, long promised and awaited, illustrating the traditional needlework techniques. With these three, the series of seven is complete; the plates belonging to these manuals was published first. These three have been delayed a a bit because of pages stuck together while scanning – […]