2019-08-20 An illustrated Rubayiat, a Workbasket, a filet book, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   J-RA001 Goeggingen publicity leaflets #25 and 27 A combination of motifs on two Goeggingen publicity leaflets. The motifs were spread across these two, some half on one and half on the other. Some rearrangement has been done. No permission to show the original images. Charted by […]

2019-08-18 A Workbasket, embroidered lingerie, and a Berlin woolwork chart.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML051 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 7 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: Chair set. Quilting: Tulip in Vase. Crochet: Morning Glory Crochet Panholders Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2019-08-16 A Workbasket, a striped embroidery pattern, and crocheted handkerchief edgings.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML049 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 5 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Quilting: Aunt Eliza’s Star Quilt. Knitting: circular dish cloth. Crochet: collar and cuff set. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2019-08-13 A school sampler, a Workbasket, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-YS005 School sampler St. Jacobusschool Maker unknown, initals L vd S on first block. Starting with cross-stitch alphabet, sewing seams, more cross-stitch and decorative seams, progressing through backstitch embroidery, making buttonholes, darning, and finally a free form embroidery “My first embroidery”. Such samplers were made during years […]

2019-08-12 A lingerie pattern catalog, a Workbasket, an embroidery pattern and something extra

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   First of all, a surprise addition: a kind lady emailed me a rewritten version of one of the patterns in 6-AK015 Homemade Gifts from our earliest catalog version. Such additions are very welcome, since the old terminology is not always clear to crocheters of the 21st century, […]

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 […]

2019-08-10 A small purse, a Workbasket, and Il Punto Filet 8.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-CB003 Small Victorian woolwork drawstring purse Small silk drawstring purse with woolwork embroidered bottom half. Images donated by ebay seller cbrelstaff, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML044 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 11 8 pages. Filet crochet chair set, crocheted round doily. On the supplement (here missing) tea […]

2019-08-08 Dickens’ Old Curiosity Shop, a Workbasket, and a slipper embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   J-FW009 Dickens – The Old Curiosity Shop Illustrations from the Household Edition of the Charles Dickens’ novel, excellent for theater and costume research. Curiosity Shop is set in 1820’s London. From the collection of Frans Wijnsma, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Judith Adele H-ML043 The […]

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 […]

2019-08-06 A filet doily, a Workbasket, and the third Dentelle d’Art album!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   I-LZ001 Filet or embroidery design for a doily or doily edging Quarter pattern of a flower design, hand-inked on semitransparant paper. Most likely intended for a lace edging around a doily. From the collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig. Photographed by Enzo Lima, published with […]