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 […]

2018-11-14 A Workbasket, a slipper with calla lilies, and a Rose march for children added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       E-SW001 Petersons Magazine – Calla Lily Slipper E-SW011 Alice Cook Fuller – Rose March / Drill H-ML023 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10 Today, one Workbasket (thank you, M. Leigh Martin!) and two nearly forgotten items, that have come to light because our trustworthy scanning […]

2018-11-12 A Heinrich Kuehn booklet with alphabets and flowers added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-CL003 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Moderne Stickvorlagen 941 Six sheets of flower motifs, corners and edges, in two colors. Another six sheets with three alphabets, originally monochrome, but on charting it became clear that there should be different colors and that’s how it was charted. If you […]

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 […]

2018-11-10 Coptic weaving added, a workbasket and a bell pull pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.        D-YS125 Tapisseries et Etoffes Coptes H-ML022 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 9 I-EB001 Bell pull in embroidery and beadwork     FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2867 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. […]

2018-11-09 A Workbasket, Lesson 8 on how to make clothes for children, and an embroidered slipper.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     B-SW029 Embroidered slipper B-YS103 Conover – Lesson Eight H-ML021 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 8 Crochet, sewing, embroidery, quilting! FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2837 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. If […]

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 […]

2018-11-04 Crochet gifts, Drawn thread work, and an embroidery pattern added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Warning: the site is still being updated, and it might take another half hour before all is done.   I-KR001 Star 80 – Crochet Gay and Gifty Ideas F-DY002 Muller 941 – Chickens B-YS045 Cousine Claire – Les Jours a Fils Tirés Some of these have been […]