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 […]

2019-09-09 Fundraising! Crocheted tablecloths, a Workbasket, and a Berlin woolwork corner design

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2456.02 – 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 […]

2019-08-24 A Royal Society crochet book, a Workbasket, and a supplement of the Journal des Demoiselles

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-NK001 Royal Society Crochet Lessons – Vol. 1 No. 8 48 pages not counting cover. Explanation of basic stitches, many projects including complete co-ordinated curtain and bedspread sets, towels, slippers, and bathmat. Scans donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. I-YS011 Journal des Demoiselles – 1872 […]

2019-08-10 A small purse, a Workbasket, and Il Punto Filet 8.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-CB003 Small Victorian woolwork drawstring purse Small silk drawstring purse with woolwork embroidered bottom half. Images donated by ebay seller cbrelstaff, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML044 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 11 8 pages. Filet crochet chair set, crocheted round doily. On the supplement (here missing) tea […]

2019-08-01 A Workbasket, 1920-modern letter design, and a Royal Society booklet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-BP001 Royal Society – Crochet & Knitting No. 15 40 pages (excluding cover) with all kinds of knitted and crocheted garments and hats. Scans donated by Bev Pisko, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML037 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 4 No. 4 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined […]

2019-07-24 HKB Album with 20 pages, a Workbasket, and lots of Oriental ceramics.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-II005 Heinrich Kuehn – Moderne Stickvorlagen No. 616 Green HKB leporello, 10 pattern sheets in red, mostly abstract motifs, and on the back another 10 patterns in blue, mostly alphabets. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML031 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 8 8 […]

2018-10-09 Two embroidery patterns added – a filet dog and a tapestry purse

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-YS008 and I-YS009 – A filet dog and a tapestry purse Both patterns were on a single sheet, but are published separately because otherwise the dog shows up on the page about purses and the purse shows up among patterns of dogs. Feel free to pick other […]

2017-10-20 Eight new publications. Workbasket, Filet Ancien, Royal Society crochet, Berlin woolwork, dolls clothes – something for everybody!

FUNDRAISING Our current fundraising brought in 3.687 USD this year. Thank you, thank you! The maximum small donation is 1000 USD. That is what you can give over the entire year 2017 and still have it count as small donation. Go over that and you’ll join the board members and other large donors. The Workbaskets […]