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 […]

2018-11-09 A Workbasket, Lesson 8 on how to make clothes for children, and an embroidered slipper.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     B-SW029 Embroidered slipper B-YS103 Conover – Lesson Eight H-ML021 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 8 Crochet, sewing, embroidery, quilting! FUNDRAISING – The fundraising campaign for 2018 is running! So far we have received USD 2837 in donations!  We’ve set an aim of USD 4000. If […]

2018-08-13 Sixteen new publications – Monograms, butterflies, a pincushion, table looms, tapestry and a Workbasket!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       Grunthals Butterflies 5544, Grunthals Verlag Berlin Antique Victorian Purple Needlepoint Stitched Glass Beaded Pillow Pin Cushion Two chart-only embroideries. Butterflies are always welcome decorations, and the very simple pincushion embroidery or beading pattern should make a nice project for beginners.   Hooper, Luther – Table Loom […]

2017-12-30 Seven new publications:

Although the publications have been put on the site before the New Year, the writing of the blog post has been delayed a little – my apologies. FUNDRAISING Our fundraising brought in 4.836 USD in 2017. Thank you, thank you! That’s really close to our goal! Oopsie, I forgot to take down the green banner! […]

2017-02-10 Six new publications in the Antique Pattern Library

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm     H-RD004 J. Boot Het styleeren en toepassen van natuurvormen in vlakornament LINK TO COMPLETE BOOK LINK TO PLATES-ONLY LINK TO DETAIL PAGE Stylizing and applying natural shapes in flat ornamentation. Originally a loose-leaf folder with separate plates and explanations, from 1911-1913. This second edition contains a text section followed by a plate […]

2017-02-01 Five new publications in the Antique Pattern Library

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm     H-AB001 J. Feller – Musterbuch Einfache Schmiede-Arbeiten LINK TO PDF LINK TO DETAIL PAGE Hardcover folder with 100 images of simple ironwork, suitable for urban and rural use. Incomplete; nearly half of the images are missing. Actually the folder cover is black on very dark grey, so the color of […]

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 […]

2016-11-30 Eleven new publications uploaded

PRIORITIES, PRIORITIES In view of the approaching deadline for fundraising, first the fundraising, and then the publications! FUNDRAISING NEWS These last two weeks, 182 dollars donated. Thank you! Every dollar brings the shortfall down! Because we may not make our goal, the maximum of small donations has been lowered to USD 1200. I had hoped to be […]

2016-10-04 Five new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-LL001.htm Chair seat needlepoint pattern “Gothic Flair” There must be lots of chairs with a stripe across the back and the seat. This chair seat is one of them, images donated by ebay seller loodylady and charted by Linda Walker. (On a Mac, no less…) It shows how you can upholster a […]