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

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2019-08-28 A small loom manual, a woolwork purse, a Workbasket, and a crocheted bedspread leaflet.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-CL001 Straits Adjustable Loom manual 6 pages user manual for an adjustable metal handloom, to make fabric squares on by needle-weaving. Shows how to put it together for various sizes of patches, instructions on how to weave and how to sew squares together. From the collection of […]

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 […]

2019-08-11 A crochet album, a Workbasket, and a colorful edge design

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-YS004 Wiener Mode (ed.) – Hakelmuster-Album With 168 illustrations and descriptions. Folder with a textbook and 32 plates of crochet items and techniques. Some look like Irish crochet. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML045 The Workbasket – Volume 4 No. 12 8 pages, page 4 […]

2019-08-09 A Workbasket, a Berlin woolwork rose border, and Conovers Trimming and Draping

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.    J-WB146 The Workbasket Volume 14 No. 6 32 pages. Crochet: bedspread and tablecloth, sandals, filet chair set, handkerchief edgings, tulip doily. Tatting: doily, edging and insertion. Knitted lace edge. Chip carving. Magazine donated by Sarah Dalton. Scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sandra Figg. Published with […]

2019-08-04 Knitting book, a Workbasket, a square embroidery design

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-SB001 Bernat Handicrafter Book No. 65 60 pages, 4 missing (29-30-31-32). Leaflet about interchangeable yarns stapled to cover (4 pages). All knitting: dresses, pullovers, vests, sweaters. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML040 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 7 8 pages, page 4 and […]

2018-11-14 A Workbasket, a slipper with calla lilies, and a Rose march for children added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       E-SW001 Petersons Magazine – Calla Lily Slipper E-SW011 Alice Cook Fuller – Rose March / Drill H-ML023 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10 Today, one Workbasket (thank you, M. Leigh Martin!) and two nearly forgotten items, that have come to light because our trustworthy scanning […]

2017-03-05 Bedspreads, doll clothes, a beaded bag, richelieu embroidery and berlin woolwork: six new publications in the Antique Pattern Library!

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm   G-HD016 Bucillas Hand Crocheted Bedspreads LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE Five different bedspread patterns, Pastel, Popcorn Square, Water Lily, Pie Crust, and Swedish Popcorn. Most in a single color, the Pastel pattern has different colors. From the collection of Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi     A-MH109 Carnation […]