2021-08-10 New Publication: Andreas Bretschneider’s Neues Modelbuch

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. E-WM050 A. Bretschneider’s Neues Modelbuch Nineteenth Century reprint of the pattern book of Andreas Bretschneider, edition of 1619. 46 pattern pages. The blank pages have been omitted. All whitework or color embroidery, no filet or cross-stitch patterns. This reprint contains leaves from different original copies. Additional links […]

2021-08-05 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn 965 Moderne Stickvorlagen

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. L-EL001 HKB 965 Moderne Stickvorlagen Small leporello. 10 pages, front a 2-colored design 60×40, back a blue alphabet and small motifs design 120×80. Scans donated by Enzo Limo, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.   FUNDRAISING Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay […]

2021-06-28 New Publications: Sajou embroidery and Cousine Claire filet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. L-NK001 Cousine Claire – Le Filet-Crochet 28 pages including covers. Photographs of various filet patterns, some known from other publications. No descriptions given. Crochet work imitating Filet, allowing easy execution of various motifs, squares, triangles, circular, insertions, laces, intended to decorate embroidered fabric. Also suitable for […]

2021-02-25 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   F-IS079 Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream cardboard. Grid 130×90, actual pattern 48 wide and repeating, one repeat 90 wide. Floral design, marguerites, poppies and cornflowers. All are weeds occurring in wheat fields. Single sheet with inscription Deponirt, probably once […]

2020-12-25 New Publications: Two Weldon’s Practical Needlework, an embroidery pattern and a booklet with template examples.

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4293.31 USD – Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay for such things as database and website development, web hosting costs, data entry, scanning equipment, and help us meet the public funding ratio, which allows us to keep our nonprofit status, making […]

2020-12-20 New Publications: Weldon’s Practical Crochet, a Berlin woolwork pattern, and silhouette theater fairytales

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4118.31 USD – Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay for such things as database and website development, web hosting costs, data entry, scanning equipment, and help us meet the public funding ratio, which allows us to keep our nonprofit status, making […]

2020-07-30 New Publications: Woolwork chair seat, Columbia knitting booklet, architectural ornament styles, and an embroidery border pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-AC001 Journal des Demoiselles – Chair seat Litho, supplement of the French magazine Journal des Demoiselles. Black background with colored frame and empty center. If a rectangular frame is desired, the top or bottom can be mirrored. Image donated by ebay seller anncoll_13, edited and […]

2020-04-20 New Publications: Festive Stoles and Blouses, Ducks and ducklings, and Heraldic motifs, as well as some embroidery samples

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-II008 Heinrich Kuehn 5893 – Ducks and ducklings in a pond Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern showing three grown ducks and three ducklings at the edge of a small pond. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. G-KR017 J. & P. Coats […]