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 […]

2020-04-28 New Publications: A Workbasket and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-II009 Butterflies Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern, maker unknown. Six butterfly patterns, three shown with wings spread and three with wings folded. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML089 Modern Handcraft (publ.) – The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 11 8 pages. Crochet: nut […]

2020-04-24 New Publications: The Exhibition Tatting book, a drawing exercise book, and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS008 Riego de la Branchardiere, Eleanor – The Exhibition Tatting Book 32 pages including covers. Ten tatting patterns, edgings, collars, trimmings, insertions. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma K-TT001 Guiard, E.L.A. – Dessin d’Ornement a la Plume Stapled softcover, 65 numbered pages. A school […]

2020-02-15 Heinrich Kuehn – Album 546

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. B-YS040 Heinrich Kuehn – Moderne Stickvorlagen No. 546 6 page leporello, large size. One side 2-color designs, reverse side omitted: contains incomplete alphabets of which a complete version is already elsewhere in the catalog. Scans donated and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.  

2020-02-06 The Workbasket Volume 11 No. 8 – May 1946

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. I-WB118 The Workbasket Volume 11 No. 8 – May 1946 8 pages. Crochet: Crocheted lace and insertion, small doily, stove mat and panholder. Sewing: corners for hemstitching. From the collection of Sarah Dalton, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W […]

2019-09-09 Fundraising! Crocheted tablecloths, a Workbasket, and a Berlin woolwork corner design

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2456.02 – 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 your […]

2019-08-29 A book about ornament design, a Workbasket, and an embroidery leporello.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-RD007 Bogtman – Methodisch ontwerpen van ornament. From simple shapes to extremely involved ornaments. Construction, deformation, detailing, enlarging, shaping and placing all kinds of motifs. The style is very pre-WW2. Donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML060 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 6 8 […]