2018-11-29 A famous pattern book, a book with six embroidery pages, and a Madonna embroidery added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-II007 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Madonna della Seggiola Iva shared a lot of her fabulous Berlin woolwork collection. In view of the approaching December festivities, I picked this one as first. As it turns out, Iva had already been busy on this pattern, too and she added […]

2018-11-18 A Workbasket, whitework patterns, and two cross-stitch patterns added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.            H-RM037 Portman No. L H-ML024 Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 11 H-FR116 La Brodeuse  H-GG001 Green and cream diamond design The ten whitework motifs and one double edge design are from an old, old sheet, that looks either etched or handdrawn. It’s in the […]

2018-11-17 Cartier Bresson’s Frivolite and a pattern for four heraldic motifs added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       I-ES001 Four heraldic motifs (and some green leaves) C-YS537 Cartier Bresson – La Frivolite A donation from ebay seller elisa-sala, and a book about tatting with good illustrations and descriptions of simple to complex tatting patterns. The third publication will have to wait until […]

2018-11-11 The Weaving Board, a corner embroidery design, and A Tale of Two Cities added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.          H-WS010 Dickens – A Tale of Two Cities (illustrations only) C-YS066 Hooper – The Weaving Board I-BH002 Corner with roses and blue ribbons Finally, the scans of the first book of Weaving with Small Appliances surfaced – among 10 TB of scans it’s […]

2018-11-02 Embroidery patterns and a ribbonwork and lace item added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Three new publications! I-BD001 Silk pouch with lace and silk ribbons I-II001 Album 48 with Dutch motifs, ships and windmills I-RK002 Magasin des Demoiselles: edge design The silk pouch might still be available on Etsy. The seller was so kind to give us permission to use the […]

2018-10-27 Small German embroidery booklet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-VR001 Moderne Stickvorlagen / Dessins de Broderies modernes A small (12 x 9 cm) fold-out booklet, with six embroidery plates in green and red, and the back is blank. It’s likely beginning 20thC if I go by style. No publisher, designer, year. Indeed apart from the front page […]

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 […]

2018-08-13 Sixteen new publications – Monograms, butterflies, a pincushion, table looms, tapestry and a Workbasket!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       Grunthals Butterflies 5544, Grunthals Verlag Berlin Antique Victorian Purple Needlepoint Stitched Glass Beaded Pillow Pin Cushion Two chart-only embroideries. Butterflies are always welcome decorations, and the very simple pincushion embroidery or beading pattern should make a nice project for beginners.   Hooper, Luther – Table Loom […]

2017-10-09 Five new publications in the Antique Pattern Library. Crochet, Edwardian ladies garments, embroidery

FUNDRAISING Thanks to all the people who donated, some in huge stunning globs, some in drip-drip-drip small and faithful amounts, we have a starting position of 2.167 USD raised in funds this year. Thanks to those donations and many others, I can raise the maximum small donation to 1000 USD. That is what you can […]

2017-05-11 Ornamental alphabets, filet patterns, a beadwork firescreen, a new volume in the Design Elements series, a folder with handcolored embroidery patterns from the Rijksmuseum, and a link to blackwork. Five new publications in the Antique Pattern Library!

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm B-YS046 Ornamental Alphabets LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE 51 plates of various alphabets, initials and symbols, taken from medieval and renaissance manuscripts. Advertisements for the other books on this subject, and a short introduction. C-TT006 Le Filet Ancien III LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE Volume 3 from the […]