2019-08-28 A small loom manual, a woolwork purse, a Workbasket, and a crocheted bedspread leaflet.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-CL001 Straits Adjustable Loom manual 6 pages user manual for an adjustable metal handloom, to make fabric squares on by needle-weaving. Shows how to put it together for various sizes of patches, instructions on how to weave and how to sew squares together. From the collection of […]

2019-08-17 A Workbasket, an embroidery pattern, and an ABC book of crocheted edgings, and a little extra.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML050 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 6 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Quilting: Tree of Paradise Quilt. Crochet: Table Runner Set (Centerpiece, Plate Doily, Long Runner). Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2019-08-11 A crochet album, a Workbasket, and a colorful edge design

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-YS004 Wiener Mode (ed.) – Hakelmuster-Album With 168 illustrations and descriptions. Folder with a textbook and 32 plates of crochet items and techniques. Some look like Irish crochet. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML045 The Workbasket – Volume 4 No. 12 8 pages, page 4 […]

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 […]

2019-07-10 New publication: Hiawatha Beaded Bags 9th Edition

For the new publication, go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm J-WS001 The Hiawatha Book of Beaded Bags, 9th Edition. Introducing Beaded Bags of Distinction Including Latest Models Designed by Harriet B. Davis Easily made by following simple instructions together with actual photographs. Two pages of advertisements for purse frames. From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma. Scans donated by Seya […]

2018-11-10 Coptic weaving added, a workbasket and a bell pull pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.        D-YS125 Tapisseries et Etoffes Coptes H-ML022 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 9 I-EB001 Bell pull in embroidery and beadwork     FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2867 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. […]

2018-11-05 An embroidered purse, a corner embroidery design, and a book about lacet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   I-CB001 Embroidered Purse F-IS089 Carnation Corner Design B-YS077 Patrons Favoris 60 – Le Lacet Again three publications, this time more embroidery. The purse shows how the simple overall patterns that populate many samplers can be used for useful objects. I’ve seen an embroidered needle book as […]

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 […]

2017-01-20 Six new publications uploaded!

REPORT ON 2016   We published 123 items with a total book value of USD 9725. We received 295 items with a total book value of USD 26425. Notable donors: the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa gave permission to use all their Berlin woolwork patterns. In return we identified from four of their […]

2016-12-07 Fourteen new publications uploaded!

FUNDRAISING NEWS 9 December : 3419 USD donated! Another 150 USD nibbled off the right-hand column! And we are nibbling off little bits of the backlog of publications too! Still three weeks to go before we close the books on this year, and start calculating how the budget for next year will look! Because we […]