2018-10-08 Improved version of an old publication: Flower wreath charted!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. This is B-YS010, a flower wreath pattern designed by A. Todt, Berlin, number 6011. On doing administrative duties, I saw again that this pattern still had not been charted. Since we now have better resources than in 2011, when the pattern was first published, I decided to […]

2018-10-03 An extra publication: Beadwork jewelry!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. A single publication has been added, more or less by accident. After publishing earlier this week, I noticed that the fundraising banner did not point to the page for this year. Of course that’s easy to correct – re-upload. But in the meantime this publication was already […]

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! […]