2019-05-04 Two Workbaskets, Dickens’ Great Expectations illustrations, and church decorative painting

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Four new publications: Charles Dickens: Great Expectations. Illustrations only; the text is widely available. From my fathers collection, scanned by my mother and edited by Judith Adele. The illustrations are close in time to the date of the story, and show the dress of ordinary people. Most […]

2018-11-06 Star Beginner’s Manual and a booklet on batik stamps added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.    I-AB003 Javanese Batik Designs From Metal Stamps I-KR002 Star 42 – Beginner’s Manual Though delayed, here are the publications that should have uploaded yesterday and didn’t – that should be corrected in half an hour or so. The batik book shows the stamped designs and two […]

2018-10-22 Thesa Handarbeitenbuch added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. B-YS089 Thesa Handarbeitenbuch A German booklet about Tenerife lace or sol lace. Thesa Buchmann produced wooden shapes to make the lace on, and this booklet is part introduction to the technique and part advertisement for these shapes as well as the yarn and needles sold with it. […]

2018-04-25 Eight new publications: letter design, lots of tapestry, openwork, and stained glass. And a Workbasket!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   D-YS149 Zwirnerei Goeggingen Frivolitaten-Arbeiten 19 LINK TO PAGE LINK TO PDF   Advertising material; tatting pattern for insertion. This leaflet has been transferred to the Grassi Museum in Leipzig, and will probably be part of an exhibition about embroidery and fashion in 2019. Marja […]