2020-06-26 New Publications: Eastern embroideries, a Berlin woolwork tray, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS004 Louisa Pesel – Stitches from Eastern Embroideries 2 Folder with 45 plates showing embroidery stitches, front and back. Mostly greyscale, a few with colors. 5 pages showing applications. Plate numbers start with 36, because the Portfolio 1 contained the numbers 1 to 35. Scans […]

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

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4552.27 – 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 […]

2019-11-06 A Workbasket, photos of a sampler and of toy theaters, and an embroidered book cover

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4007.02 – 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 […]

2019-08-13 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 […]

2017-09-13 Embroidery patterns, crochet, our first Workbasket, lots of tapestry designs, Filet Ancien, and a stunning Berlin woolwork sampler. Fifty-four new publications in the Antique Pattern Library!

NEW FUNDRAISING EFFORT STARTING SOON Our yearly fundraiser will start next week. I just couldn’t wait another week with publications! The Workbasket project will be the focus this year. As you all may know we have permission from F+W Media to republish the Workbasket magazine and I’d like to do that faster than our usual […]