2019-12-05 Two antique samplers, ribbon embroidery, two Berlin woolwork patterns (one charted)

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2019-08-13 A school sampler, a Workbasket, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-YS005 School sampler St. Jacobusschool Maker unknown, initals L vd S on first block. Starting with cross-stitch alphabet, sewing seams, more cross-stitch and decorative seams, progressing through backstitch embroidery, making buttonholes, darning, and finally a free form embroidery “My first embroidery”. Such samplers were made during years […]

2018-11-12 A Heinrich Kuehn booklet with alphabets and flowers added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-CL003 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Moderne Stickvorlagen 941 Six sheets of flower motifs, corners and edges, in two colors. Another six sheets with three alphabets, originally monochrome, but on charting it became clear that there should be different colors and that’s how it was charted. If you […]