2019-07-20 Three new publications: a Workbasket, a tatting book, and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML027 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 3 No 4 Crochet: French Marigolds, Disk Collar. Knitting: Gloves. Quilting: Ring around the Star, String of Beads, Snowball. Various household tips. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   B-YS075 Brigitta Hochfelden […]

2019-07-19 Three new publications: A Berlin woolwork tiger, 7 pattern sheets and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-II001 Hertz & Wegener – Young tiger – 4396 Handpainted pattern of a young striped wild cat, probably a tiger. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. J-CK001 Constance van der Griet – Seven pattern sheets (J715) From our Canadian researcher and designer, seven pattern sheets […]

2019-07-17 Three new publications: Calligraphy, pincushions, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML026 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 3 No. 1 8 pages. Crochet: The All-purpose Blouse, crocheted chrysanthemum. Quilting: Pointsettia, Corsage bouquet. Weaving: Make your own loom and weave your afghans by hand. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media. […]

2018-11-18 A Workbasket, whitework patterns, and two cross-stitch patterns added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.            H-RM037 Portman No. L H-ML024 Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 11 H-FR116 La Brodeuse  H-GG001 Green and cream diamond design The ten whitework motifs and one double edge design are from an old, old sheet, that looks either etched or handdrawn. It’s in the […]

2018-11-14 A Workbasket, a slipper with calla lilies, and a Rose march for children added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       E-SW001 Petersons Magazine – Calla Lily Slipper E-SW011 Alice Cook Fuller – Rose March / Drill H-ML023 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10 Today, one Workbasket (thank you, M. Leigh Martin!) and two nearly forgotten items, that have come to light because our trustworthy scanning […]

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. […]

2018-10-31 Workbasket and an embroidery booklet added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Two new publications! I-CL001 – Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin, Album 565 H-ML020 – Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 2 Number 7 The Heinrich Kuehn album is from a well-known series, that we will never ever get complete, although we’ll keep on trying! Handpainted patterns on one side, blank on […]

2018-10-29 Claude Bragdon’s Projective Ornament added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. H-XX013 – Claude Bragdon – Projective Ornament Either you love this type of ornament, or you dislike it (the word hate is reserved for other occasions). I bought a Dover reprint of this book many years ago, when I was poor and internet not yet a resource. […]

2018-10-24 Nine inlaid chessboards added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. I-YS002 Nine inlaid chessboards These are part of my own collection. The first one we bought on our honeymoon, and after a few years when I saw a beautiful other item of the same size (20 inches or so) I would buy that one too, if it […]

2018-10-17 Workbasket Vol.2 No.4 added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. H-ML017 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 4 The Workbaskets are published with permission of F+W Media, the current rights holder. Another of M. Leigh Martin’s fantastic collection of very vintage Workbasket Magazines. It contains the quilting block Iris (the flower) and three crochet projects: collar and […]