2019-09-16 Fundraising! Crossing Chain pattern, Hard Times, and a Workbasket!

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2676.02 – 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 […]

2019-09-11 Fundraising! Fabulous crochet edgings, a Workbasket, a rug pattern

2019-09-09 Fundraising! Crocheted tablecloths, a Workbasket, and a Berlin woolwork corner design Posted on September 9, 2019 by Sytske Wijnsma | No Comments FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2526.02 – 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, […]

2019-08-25 Dickens’ American Notes, a Workbasket, and a plushwork rose

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-FW001 Dickens – American Notes / Pictures from Italy Illustrations from the Household Edition of two Charles Dickens’ travelogues, excellent for theater and costume research. These two were completed 1842 and 1846, respectively. From the collection of Frans Wijnsma, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Judith Adele […]

2019-08-22 A Workbasket, an unedited embroidery album from Roumenia, and a crochet leporello.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML054 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 11 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Very small doilies, striped bag. Quilting: Daffodil Quilt.This is the first Workbasket in which the magazine itself is used to carry the address and postage – no envelope needed. Scans […]

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 […]

2019-07-26 Workbasket, Royal Society Crochet Lessons, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML033 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 11 8 page booklet, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Wild Goose Chase. Crochet: 6 different crocheted medaillions. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   D-SW013 Royal Society Crochet Lessons […]