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 […]

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 […]

2019-08-03 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, […]

2018-11-05 An embroidered purse, a corner embroidery design, and a book about lacet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   I-CB001 Embroidered Purse F-IS089 Carnation Corner Design B-YS077 Patrons Favoris 60 – Le Lacet Again three publications, this time more embroidery. The purse shows how the simple overall patterns that populate many samplers can be used for useful objects. I’ve seen an embroidered needle book as […]

2018-10-23 Heinrich Kuehn pattern with flower baskets added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-BH001 Heinrich Kuehn pattern with flower baskets Two corner embroidery designs, one with flower baskets and a narrower one with roses and blue ribbons. Image donated by ebay seller birdsinhand (and she donated more of the same kind, those will follow later). Thank you, Geneva!   C-YS386 […]