2021-08-05 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn 965 Moderne Stickvorlagen

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. L-EL001 HKB 965 Moderne Stickvorlagen Small leporello. 10 pages, front a 2-colored design 60×40, back a blue alphabet and small motifs design 120×80. Scans donated by Enzo Limo, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.   FUNDRAISING Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay […]

2021-07-08 New Publication: Alphabets for whitework No. 42

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. K-YS010 Alphabete für Plattstich-Stickerei No. 42 Stapled softcover oblong, 12 pages with alphabets for whitework. All in all 9 different alphabets, not counting the additional lower-case letters and numbers. Some decorative motifs as well. No known author or publisher, except for “G&V. St.” on the front cover. […]

2021-06-28 New Publications: Sajou embroidery and Cousine Claire filet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. L-NK001 Cousine Claire – Le Filet-Crochet 28 pages including covers. Photographs of various filet patterns, some known from other publications. No descriptions given. Crochet work imitating Filet, allowing easy execution of various motifs, squares, triangles, circular, insertions, laces, intended to decorate embroidered fabric. Also suitable for […]

2021-05-14 New Publications: Embroidery: German household mottos and a Berlin woolwork bouquet

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   L-TT001 German Household Mottos Nine pages of German household mottos in cross-stitch and running stitch. No cover, no indication of publisher or date. Two color embroidery. To be embroidered on pillows covers, decorative towels etc. Subjects are clean linens, waking up early, putting things in their […]

2021-03-01 New Publication: Conseiller des Dames et des Demoiselles – Cat with a green ball

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. L-MB001 Conseiller des Dames et des Demoiselles – Cat with green ball Litho. Embroidery pattern showing a cat sitting on the traditional red pillow with tassels, holding a green ball. Image donated by someone who wishes to remain anonymous, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. FUNDRAISING Donate […]

2021-02-27 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn 7852 Repeating Oriental Tapestry Pattern

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. J-TL005 Heinrich Kuehn 7852 – Repeating Oriental Tapestry Pattern Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream paper. Repeating pattern with motifs from oriental tapestries, background black. From the collection of the Textile Research Center in Leyden (acquisition number TRC 2018.1581), published with their permission. Charted by Sytske Wijnsma. […]

2021-02-25 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   F-IS079 Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream cardboard. Grid 130×90, actual pattern 48 wide and repeating, one repeat 90 wide. Floral design, marguerites, poppies and cornflowers. All are weeds occurring in wheat fields. Single sheet with inscription Deponirt, probably once […]

2021-02-22 New Publication: Alice Armes’ English Smocks

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   K-HW004 Armes – English Smocks 16 page stapled booklet, not counting the covers. Also six pages of illustrations in the center, and pattern sheets showing the decorative embroidery patterns. History of smocking in England and disappearance of the technique. Pattern of a smock, and instruction […]

2021-01-05 New Publications: Make and Mend for Victory, review of Button Gardens, and a fruitful garland

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4656.31 USD – 1343.69 USD to go! 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 […]