2020-03-31 Four new publications: a Workbasket, two embroidery patterns, and a list of sewing machine parts

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications.   H-ML086 The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 8 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: shelf edgings. Quilting: American Beauty Rose Quilt. Crochet: Crocheted Needlepoint. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2020-03-28 Two publications: a Workbasket and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-BH004 Flower basket in blue ribbons Single sheet handpainted pattern, showing a flower basket suspended on blue ribbons, and a guirlande of straw colored flowers under that. Probably meant as half design for a towel or table cover. Grid has the size usually employed by Heinrich […]

2020-03-27 C-YS023 Berlinwork pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. C-YS023 Berlinwork pattern [ca 1870] Hand painted, multicolor charted geometric design intended for Berlin woolwork. Rectangle with side borders, center motif and dramatic ends. Also suitable for cross-stitch and beading. Would make a great petit point rug for a dollhouse. Scan donated and charted by Sytske Wijnsma, […]

2020-03-12 K-FR161 Der Bazar 1859 – Another slipper pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-FR161 Slipper pattern – Der Bazar Nr 34, 8 September 1859, pg 262. A symbol chart printed in the German magazine Der Bazar, for a slipper. Abstract pattern in green and red shades on a black background. Original image from the University and State Library Düsseldorf, charted […]

2020-03-11 K-MH001 Journal Des Demoiselles – Green and red slipper pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-MH001 Journal Des Demoiselles – Green and red slipper pattern Single sheet, gray paper, handpainted pattern. Slipper in ten colors, mainly green and red. Symmetrical pattern. Image donated by Marianne van der Heijden, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

2020-02-19 Louis Gluehr Flower Bouquet – 10648

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-MV001 Louis Gluehr Flower Bouquet – 10648 Handpainted pattern on single sheet, flower bouquet with a red and pink flower (rose?), bluebells and white marguerites. Scan donated by Mark van der Voort, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

2020-02-12 The Pompadour Bow Slipper

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-MU002 EDM The Pompadour Bow Slipper Single sheet litho, supplement of Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine. Dated July 1869. Pattern of a red slipper with black and white dots, and a green bow on the front. The original pattern specifies yarn in red, white, black and three shades of […]

2019-12-05 Two antique samplers, ribbon embroidery, two Berlin woolwork patterns (one charted)

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2019-12-03 Filet, cross-stitch, more embroidery, and La Mode Illustree (with even more embroidery)

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