2019-08-07 A Workbasket, Garnitures from 1906, and a chair seat pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-WB682 The Workbasket Volume 33 No. 5 – February 1968 Crochet, knitting, tatting, cooking, gardening. Magazine donated by Sarah Dalton. Scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sandra Figg. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder. H-XX063 Garnitures, Album a conserver pendant toute l’annee […]

2019-08-05 A rose tree embroidery pattern, a Workbasket, and Conovers Making Dresses

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-BH003 Corner embroidery with potted rose trees, purple ribbons, red flowers A corner design with potted rose trees, connected with a red flower guirlande and purple ribbons. Probably from one of the embroidery albums of Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin. Images donated by ebay seller birdsinhand, thank you! Charted […]

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 […]

2019-08-03 A Workbasket, an embroidery booklet and a booklet with drawing examples

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML039 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 6 8 pages. Crochet: Sombrero and Jug Pan Holders, Luncheon Mats. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media. F-IS135 Heinrich Kuehn – unknown album A large handpainted leporello with six pattern sheets, […]

2019-07-30 A garland of flowers, Dickens’ David Copperfield illustrations, and a Workbasket

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-II002 Heinrich Kuehn – 11279 Flower Garland A handpainted embroidery pattern showing a garland with flowers in various colors. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. J-FW010 Charles Dickens – David Copperfield Illustrations from the Household Edition of the Charles Dickens’ novel, excellent for theater […]

2019-7-29 A Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 7, and four Berlin woolwork edge designs.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML035 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 4 No. 1 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Hen and Rooster Pan Holders. Embroidery: State Flowers Panel. Quilting: Nine Patch Star Block (pattern on the supplement, which is missing). Crochet: Napkin Rings. Scans donated by M. Leigh […]

2019-07-26 Workbasket, Royal Society Crochet Lessons, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML033 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 11 8 page booklet, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Wild Goose Chase. Crochet: 6 different crocheted medaillions. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   D-SW013 Royal Society Crochet Lessons […]

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 […]

2018-11-29 A famous pattern book, a book with six embroidery pages, and a Madonna embroidery added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-II007 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Madonna della Seggiola Iva shared a lot of her fabulous Berlin woolwork collection. In view of the approaching December festivities, I picked this one as first. As it turns out, Iva had already been busy on this pattern, too and she added […]

2018-11-09 A Workbasket, Lesson 8 on how to make clothes for children, and an embroidered slipper.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     B-SW029 Embroidered slipper B-YS103 Conover – Lesson Eight H-ML021 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 8 Crochet, sewing, embroidery, quilting! FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2837 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. If […]