2019-07-15 Three new publications: Filet, Crochet, Renaissance lace

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   F-IS139 Two crocheted edges From Jackie Islers collection, a single sheet with two lovely fringed edges. Although the description says shawls, table cloths and centers, bed spreads etc., my first thought was of those crocheted tops that I see sometimes in clothing stores. A […]

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 […]

2018-10-27 Small German embroidery booklet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-VR001 Moderne Stickvorlagen / Dessins de Broderies modernes A small (12 x 9 cm) fold-out booklet, with six embroidery plates in green and red, and the back is blank. It’s likely beginning 20thC if I go by style. No publisher, designer, year. Indeed apart from the front page […]

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 […]

2018-10-16 Le Filet Ancien IV added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-TT007 Le Filet Ancien Au Point de Reprise IV If you love little cupids, this is for you. Borders, edges, lampshade segments, curtains, motifs in all sizes. I rather like the cupids’ Four Seasons. There’s one motif done in various other stitches, and these are indicated by […]

2018-10-01 Eleven new publications: Cross-stitch, filet, whitework embroidery, crochet.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Two lovely patterns, each representing a different type. One is a floral border so floral that nearly no room remains in the middle, and the other a geometrical border with a floral motif in the centre. The original items were partly embroidery, partly beadwork. Images donated by […]

2017-09-13 Embroidery patterns, crochet, our first Workbasket, lots of tapestry designs, Filet Ancien, and a stunning Berlin woolwork sampler. Fifty-four new publications in the Antique Pattern Library!

NEW FUNDRAISING EFFORT STARTING SOON Our yearly fundraiser will start next week. I just couldn’t wait another week with publications! The Workbasket project will be the focus this year. As you all may know we have permission from F+W Media to republish the Workbasket magazine and I’d like to do that faster than our usual […]

2017-05-11 Ornamental alphabets, filet patterns, a beadwork firescreen, a new volume in the Design Elements series, a folder with handcolored embroidery patterns from the Rijksmuseum, and a link to blackwork. Five new publications in the Antique Pattern Library!

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm B-YS046 Ornamental Alphabets LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE 51 plates of various alphabets, initials and symbols, taken from medieval and renaissance manuscripts. Advertisements for the other books on this subject, and a short introduction. C-TT006 Le Filet Ancien III LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE Volume 3 from the […]

2017-02-16 Another six new publications in the Antique Pattern Library

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm E-WM083 Heinrich Kuehn 12-page booklet LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE 12 page fold-out booklet with alphabets, corners designs, and a page with star designs. Reverse side blank. No cover, no number, but without doubt a Heinrich Kuehn leporello. Donated by Charles Kite, from the collection of his grandmother Folva Miller. F-IS014 […]

2016-11-30 Eleven new publications uploaded

PRIORITIES, PRIORITIES In view of the approaching deadline for fundraising, first the fundraising, and then the publications! FUNDRAISING NEWS These last two weeks, 182 dollars donated. Thank you! Every dollar brings the shortfall down! Because we may not make our goal, the maximum of small donations has been lowered to USD 1200. I had hoped to be […]