2020-05-20 New Publications: a Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 4, a Minerva knitting booklet and a rabbit to embroider

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II008 Della Porta – Il Punto Filet 4 36 pages, some joined to one. Filet and embroidery on net, photographed and charted. Curtains, tablecloths, baskets, bags, lampshades, pillow covers. Some religious patterns. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-PA110 Minerva 56 – […]

2020-02-09 Louise Nacke – Bags of all kinds in Crochet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-ME003 Nacke – Bags of all kinds in Crochet 5 The beautiful selection of bags shown in this book will appeal to every woman. There is a Bag suited to every taste and for every occasion. 16 pages softcover. Handbags and party bags, vanity bags and purses. […]

2019-08-24 A Royal Society crochet book, a Workbasket, and a supplement of the Journal des Demoiselles

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-NK001 Royal Society Crochet Lessons – Vol. 1 No. 8 48 pages not counting cover. Explanation of basic stitches, many projects including complete co-ordinated curtain and bedspread sets, towels, slippers, and bathmat. Scans donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. I-YS011 Journal des Demoiselles – 1872 […]

2019-08-12 A lingerie pattern catalog, a Workbasket, an embroidery pattern and something extra

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   First of all, a surprise addition: a kind lady emailed me a rewritten version of one of the patterns in 6-AK015 Homemade Gifts from our earliest catalog version. Such additions are very welcome, since the old terminology is not always clear to crocheters of the 21st century, […]