2019-12-03 Filet, cross-stitch, more embroidery, and La Mode Illustree (with even more embroidery)

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2019-11-25 Lovely French crochet, a Dickens book, and a Grand Album with filet patterns.

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2019-08-23 A filet doily, a Workbasket, and an Italian cross-stitch book

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   I-LZ003 Corner design nr 3 Quarter pattern of a flower design, hand-inked on semitransparant paper. Most likely intended for a lace edging around a doily. The center is diamond shaped, the doily itself would be nearly square. From the collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig. […]

2019-08-21 A small filet doily, a Workbasket, and a catalog for embroidered frills and ruffles

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-LZ002 Filet or embroidery design for a doily or doily edging Quarter pattern of a flower design, hand-inked on semitransparant paper. Most likely intended for a lace edging around a doily. From the collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig. Photographed by Enzo Lima, published with permission […]

2019-08-20 An illustrated Rubayiat, a Workbasket, a filet book, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   J-RA001 Goeggingen publicity leaflets #25 and 27 A combination of motifs on two Goeggingen publicity leaflets. The motifs were spread across these two, some half on one and half on the other. Some rearrangement has been done. No permission to show the original images. Charted by […]

2019-08-15 A Workbasket, filet embroidery, and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-SG005 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 4 8 pages. Crochet: Skating set (helmet and scarf), “Dink” (sectional skull cap), Cluster Doily, Chain Loop Doily. Carpentry: Quilting Frame. Scans donated by Sheron Goldin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder. […]

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 […]