2017-09-13 Embroidery patterns, crochet, our first Workbasket, lots of tapestry designs, Filet Ancien, and a stunning Berlin woolwork sampler. Fifty-four new publications in the Antique Pattern Library!

NEW FUNDRAISING EFFORT STARTING SOON Our yearly fundraiser will start next week. I just couldn’t wait another week with publications! The Workbasket project will be the focus this year. As you all may know we have permission from F+W Media to republish the Workbasket magazine and I’d like to do that faster than our usual […]

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 […]

2017-02-16 Another six new publications in the Antique Pattern Library

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm E-WM083 Heinrich Kuehn 12-page booklet LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE 12 page fold-out booklet with alphabets, corners designs, and a page with star designs. Reverse side blank. No cover, no number, but without doubt a Heinrich Kuehn leporello. Donated by Charles Kite, from the collection of his grandmother Folva Miller. F-IS014 […]

2017-02-01 Five new publications in the Antique Pattern Library

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm     H-AB001 J. Feller – Musterbuch Einfache Schmiede-Arbeiten LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE Hardcover folder with 100 images of simple ironwork, suitable for urban and rural use. Incomplete; nearly half of the images are missing. Actually the folder cover is black on very dark grey, so the color of […]

2016-12-07 Fourteen new publications uploaded!

FUNDRAISING NEWS 9 December : 3419 USD donated! Another 150 USD nibbled off the right-hand column! And we are nibbling off little bits of the backlog of publications too! Still three weeks to go before we close the books on this year, and start calculating how the budget for next year will look! Because we […]

2016-11-30 Eleven new publications uploaded

PRIORITIES, PRIORITIES In view of the approaching deadline for fundraising, first the fundraising, and then the publications! FUNDRAISING NEWS These last two weeks, 182 dollars donated. Thank you! Every dollar brings the shortfall down! Because we may not make our goal, the maximum of small donations has been lowered to USD 1200. I had hoped to be […]

2016-11-23 Nine new publications uploaded

In view of the approaching deadline for fundraising, first the fundraising, and then the publications – first the sour, then the sweet, as a former politician used to say when announcing budget cuts and other unpleasant measures. Since doing bookkeeping cuts into time I’d otherwise spend on publishing, again, again, it’s been more than a […]

2016-11-12 Eight new publications added

  NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm Before proceeding to the publications (delayed yet again, but to make up for that even more than last time) I’d like to mention that the fundraising appears to have slowed down considerably (to say the least). We will not get even close to our goal if that does not pick up […]

2016-10-27 Seven new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm I’ll take this opportunity to give special thanks to Jackie Isler and Charles Kite, who took our mission to preserve our heritage quite personally, and donated their family archive of craft material, and to Iva Innocenti, who donated whatever we would want from her own archive. We would like to publish all […]

2016-10-04 Five new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-LL001.htm Chair seat needlepoint pattern “Gothic Flair” There must be lots of chairs with a stripe across the back and the seat. This chair seat is one of them, images donated by ebay seller loodylady and charted by Linda Walker. (On a Mac, no less…) It shows how you can upholster a […]