2020-10-14 New Publication: Le Filet Brode Volume 2

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2020-05-20 New Publications: a Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 4, a Minerva knitting booklet and a rabbit to embroider

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II008 Della Porta – Il Punto Filet 4 36 pages, some joined to one. Filet and embroidery on net, photographed and charted. Curtains, tablecloths, baskets, bags, lampshades, pillow covers. Some religious patterns. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-PA110 Minerva 56 – […]

2020-05-16 New Publication: Petit Echo de la Mode – Album 4 – Fables de La Fontaine

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II007 Petit Echo de la Mode – Album 4 – Fables de la Fontaine 100 pages, including covers. As the title says, 48 designs each in filet and openwork embroidery, with scenes of the La Fontaine fables and the fairy tales by Perrault. Scans donated […]

2020-05-11 New Publication: Ullstein’s Jumper-Buch

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-SB002 Ullstein 5 – Das Jumper-Buch 40 pages including covers. From the Ullstein series on needlework, a book about sweaters, dresses, vests, hats etc.  for women and children. The pattern sheet is missing. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

2020-04-13 New publications: twentyfour Beiderwand pattern pages

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-PK001 to K-PK024 Beiderwand charted designs Beiderwand is an 18th century double weave technique from parts of Germany and Denmark. The portfolio “Schleswig’sche Beiderwand” of 1909 contains 45 tables with samples of beiderwand from a museum. This series of publications consist of the charts of […]

2020-04-02 New publications: Filet embroidery patterns and a calendar

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. C-YS056 Musee des Familles – Modes Vraies, Decembre 1867 Supplement of the Modes Vraies. Single sheet with five embroidery-on-net patterns, printed in black and white. Two squares, two borders, and a firescreen banner shape. Floral designs. Scan donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. C-YS055 Musee des Familles […]

2020-03-31 Four new publications: a Workbasket, two embroidery patterns, and a list of sewing machine parts

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications.   H-ML086 The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 8 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: shelf edgings. Quilting: American Beauty Rose Quilt. Crochet: Crocheted Needlepoint. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2020-03-20 K-YS002 Dominique de Sera – Livre de Lingerie

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-YS002 Dominique de Sera – Livre de Lingerie A replica printed in 1877, of a 16thC pattern book for embroidery. One page was missing, and has been replaced with a chart of the pattern taken from another copy (gallica.fr). Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Book […]

2020-02-03 The Handicrafter March April 1930

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication.   K-SB001 Bernat – The Handicrafter March April 1930 52 pages including covers. How-to articles about samplers, weaving, simple furniture making, embroidery. Others showcasing objects and projects. Much more varied than the later Bernat Handicrafter. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.