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 […]

2019-09-07 A knitting book, a Workbasket, and an embroidery pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 2331.02 — 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 […]

2019-09-02 Fundraising! Today, 40 USD and a Workbasket, a knitting leaflet and an embroidery pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 559.60 — 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 […]

2019-08-28 A Workbasket, a simple cross-motif in embroidery, a knitting and crochet book for babies and children, and a small sketch.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML060 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 5 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Crocheted Baskets, Heart Panholders, Crocheted Pompon Hat. Quilting: Butterfly Chain Quilt. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current […]

2019-08-26 A Workbasket, a Bernat knitting book, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML058 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 3 8 pages, 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Hot Dish Mats, round and oval, Needlepoint Panholders. Paperwork: Christmas card designs. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current […]

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. […]

2019-08-16 A Workbasket, a striped embroidery pattern, and crocheted handkerchief edgings.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML049 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 5 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Quilting: Aunt Eliza’s Star Quilt. Knitting: circular dish cloth. Crochet: collar and cuff set. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2019-08-12 A lingerie pattern catalog, a Workbasket, an embroidery pattern and something extra

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   First of all, a surprise addition: a kind lady emailed me a rewritten version of one of the patterns in 6-AK015 Homemade Gifts from our earliest catalog version. Such additions are very welcome, since the old terminology is not always clear to crocheters of the 21st century, […]

2019-08-07 A Workbasket, Garnitures from 1906, and a chair seat pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-WB682 The Workbasket Volume 33 No. 5 – February 1968 Crochet, knitting, tatting, cooking, gardening. Magazine donated by Sarah Dalton. Scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sandra Figg. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder. H-XX063 Garnitures, Album a conserver pendant toute l’annee […]

2019-08-04 Knitting book, a Workbasket, a square embroidery design

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-SB001 Bernat Handicrafter Book No. 65 60 pages, 4 missing (29-30-31-32). Leaflet about interchangeable yarns stapled to cover (4 pages). All knitting: dresses, pullovers, vests, sweaters. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML040 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 7 8 pages, page 4 and […]