2019-09-24 Autumn personified, autumn fruits for drawing, and of course a Workbasket

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2723.02 – 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 […]

2019-08-03 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, […]

2019-06-06 Two blackboard drawing leaflets, a Workbasket, weaving drafts and a costume book

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Five new publications: Tony Avenarius – Historische, Theater- & fantasie- Costumes Mainly theater-costumes, but some national costumes as well. The pages were quite discolored, Judith did a good job editing them.   Workbasket Vol. 33 No. 9 – June 1972 Donated by Sarah Dalton, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek. Published […]

2018-11-01 A Conover booklet, a Vere Foster drawing book and five purses added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Three new publications! A-MH023 Five embroidered purses I-WS002 Vere Foster’s Copy Book – Rustic Figures B-YS102 Conovers How To Make Boy’s Clothes Marleens collection still has lots of patterns to go! And the Conover book has also spent too long on the stack – there’s still four […]