2020-10-15 New Publication: Alphabets for Embroidering on Canvas

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 1568.31 USD – No new donations today, but we’ll get there! NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. F-IS097 Alphabets for Embroidering on Canvas – No. 33 Small leporello with two tall and narrow folded pages, each containing half of the alphabet. Very like the […]

2019-11-17 You asked for these, four embroidery fruit motifs, and a huge book with whitework patterns

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4232.27 – Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay for such things as database and website development, web hosting costs, data entry, scanning equipment, and help us meet the public funding ratio, which allows us to keep our nonprofit status, making your […]

2019-08-18 A Workbasket, embroidered lingerie, and a Berlin woolwork chart.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML051 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 7 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: Chair set. Quilting: Tulip in Vase. Crochet: Morning Glory Crochet Panholders Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2019-08-02 A Workbasket, half of a cross-stitch alphabet, and a childrens book

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML038 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 5 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Quilting: Starfish quilt. Crochet: Bath mat and lid cover, Hit and Miss Afghan. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media. F-IS004 Heinrich […]

2019-08-01 A Workbasket, 1920-modern letter design, and a Royal Society booklet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-BP001 Royal Society – Crochet & Knitting No. 15 40 pages (excluding cover) with all kinds of knitted and crocheted garments and hats. Scans donated by Bev Pisko, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML037 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 4 No. 4 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined […]

2019-07-24 HKB Album with 20 pages, a Workbasket, and lots of Oriental ceramics.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-II005 Heinrich Kuehn – Moderne Stickvorlagen No. 616 Green HKB leporello, 10 pattern sheets in red, mostly abstract motifs, and on the back another 10 patterns in blue, mostly alphabets. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML031 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 8 8 […]

2019-07-23 Gentlemen in ironmongery, half an alphabet, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-PG002   Vosmero, Michaële  – Principes Hollandaie et Zelandiae, Domini Frisiae. Wonderful Renaissance era depictions of the previous 500 years or so Dutch and Frisian nobility and their clothing. We have a similar publication from fifty years later, both “based on images in the monastery of Kennemerland”. (See […]

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 […]