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. […]

2018-11-02 Embroidery patterns and a ribbonwork and lace item added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Three new publications! I-BD001 Silk pouch with lace and silk ribbons I-II001 Album 48 with Dutch motifs, ships and windmills I-RK002 Magasin des Demoiselles: edge design The silk pouch might still be available on Etsy. The seller was so kind to give us permission to use the […]

2018-10-21 Repeating floral filet pattern added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-RK0001 Repeating floral filet pattern This leaf was cut off close to the pattern, and the only inscriptions are those of E. Hagnauer, dess. et lith. which I took to be the designer, and Imp. Marcilly Paris. It’s probably a supplement belonging with one of the ladies […]

2018-10-18 Alexandre – Alphabets Varies 97 added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. B-YS092 Maison Alexandre – Alphabets Varies No. 97 Eleven alphabets, starting small (two per page) to large (three pages for one alphabet). All whitework. Some lovely floral decoration on the larger letters. This book has been on the to-do list for a long time. I gave up […]

2018-10-13 Yugoslavian embroidery book added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-MP001 Prica – Bosanski Narodni Vez This book is from Yugoslavia when it was still Yugoslavia. It was a gift from Marija Popov, a former colleague, who originally came from there and would look on her holidays for old books about needlework for us. She died almost […]

2018-10-12 Ouvrages Liturgiques added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-XX055 G. Poty – Les Ouvrages Liturgiques No. 1 Actually, this was one from my own collection, and it looked so nice when first seen. Unfortunately, then I opened it – and then had to unfold again and again to end up with a single large sheet, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fright Fest – editing scripts

Making a PlayScript — some notes. Most of our work so far has been aimed at turning stories into plays.  This is an interesting and instructive activity laced with moments of both hope and despair.  In the case of Poe’s “Murders in the Rue Morgue” one has to contend first with the author’s impulse to be a show […]

2016-12-07 Fourteen new publications uploaded!

FUNDRAISING NEWS 9 December : 3419 USD donated! Another 150 USD nibbled off the right-hand column! And we are nibbling off little bits of the backlog of publications too! Still three weeks to go before we close the books on this year, and start calculating how the budget for next year will look! Because we […]