2019-09-06 Fundraising! A Workbasket, a crochet leaflet, and an Oriental carpet pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 2296.02 — 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 […]

2019-09-05 Fundraising! Oliver Twist, a Workbasket and a carpet with roses

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 2246.02 — 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 […]

2019-08-28 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 […]

2019-08-25 Dickens’ American Notes, a Workbasket, and a plushwork rose

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-FW001 Dickens – American Notes / Pictures from Italy Illustrations from the Household Edition of two Charles Dickens’ travelogues, excellent for theater and costume research. These two were completed 1842 and 1846, respectively. From the collection of Frans Wijnsma, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Judith Adele […]

2019-08-24 A Royal Society crochet book, a Workbasket, and a supplement of the Journal des Demoiselles

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-NK001 Royal Society Crochet Lessons – Vol. 1 No. 8 48 pages not counting cover. Explanation of basic stitches, many projects including complete co-ordinated curtain and bedspread sets, towels, slippers, and bathmat. Scans donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. I-YS011 Journal des Demoiselles – 1872 […]

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. […]

2019-08-18 A Workbasket, embroidered lingerie, and a Berlin woolwork chart.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML051 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 7 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: Chair set. Quilting: Tulip in Vase. Crochet: Morning Glory Crochet Panholders Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

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, […]

2019-08-16 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, […]