2018-10-22 Thesa Handarbeitenbuch added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. B-YS089 Thesa Handarbeitenbuch A German booklet about Tenerife lace or sol lace. Thesa Buchmann produced wooden shapes to make the lace on, and this booklet is part introduction to the technique and part advertisement for these shapes as well as the yarn and needles sold with it. […]

2018-10-20 Sajou 665 – three alphabets added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   I-TT002 Sajou – Dessins de Broderie 665 A blue Sajou booklet, fold-out, containing three whitework embroidery alphabets. One narrow and simple, the second decorated with an arrow, the third with leaves or a ribbon wrapped around the letters. Page 2 and 3 have been split in […]

2018-10-09 Two embroidery patterns added – a filet dog and a tapestry purse

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-YS008 and I-YS009 – A filet dog and a tapestry purse Both patterns were on a single sheet, but are published separately because otherwise the dog shows up on the page about purses and the purse shows up among patterns of dogs. Feel free to pick other […]

2018-10-17 Workbasket Vol.2 No.4 added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. H-ML017 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 4 The Workbaskets are published with permission of F+W Media, the current rights holder. Another of M. Leigh Martin’s fantastic collection of very vintage Workbasket Magazines. It contains the quilting block Iris (the flower) and three crochet projects: collar and […]

2018-10-16 Le Filet Ancien IV added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-TT007 Le Filet Ancien Au Point de Reprise IV If you love little cupids, this is for you. Borders, edges, lampshade segments, curtains, motifs in all sizes. I rather like the cupids’ Four Seasons. There’s one motif done in various other stitches, and these are indicated by […]

2018-10-15 Louisa Pesel’s Double Running Stitch added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-XX086 Louisa F. Pesel – Double-running or Back-Stitch  This is for lovers of blackwork and antique English samplers. Louisa Pesel wrote a number of books about embroidery stitches, and though we don’t have all of them, there will be more to follow. The book was republished in […]

2018-10-14 Parrot eating berries added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-MV001 Parrot eating berries This scan was donated by Mark van der Voort, a colleague at my last place of employment. There were more colleagues helping with scanning, no doubt you’ll see more of their scans. This pattern shows a somewhat  scruffy-looking parrot chained to a T-shaped […]

2018-10-11 Workbasket Volume 2 No. 5 added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML018 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 2 Number 5 Let’s not forget the Workbaskets! A Japanese Lantern quilting block, and several crochet projects: a plaid blouse, a sweater-and-helmet set, and a four-piece baby set. As so many other items, it was nearly, nearly ready – so this is […]

2018-10-10 Coral Circle design added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-CK001 Coral Circle A small newspaper cutting, from quite an old newspaper, with this pattern – a circular design of coral branches on black, and in the centre a small round coral design that can be used independently, maybe for a pincushion or similar small item. The […]

2018-10-09 Seven piece basket set in crochet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I have changed the programming to make the most recent publication the top one. It used to be all publications in one publication round and then it did not matter which was first, but with this incremental adding of publications life’s easier if the latest is the […]