2019-09-24 Autumn personified, autumn fruits for drawing, and of course a Workbasket

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2723.02 – 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 […]

2019-09-16 Fundraising! Crossing Chain pattern, Hard Times, and a Workbasket!

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2676.02 – 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 […]

2019-08-26 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 […]

2019-7-29 A Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 7, and four Berlin woolwork edge designs.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML035 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 4 No. 1 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Hen and Rooster Pan Holders. Embroidery: State Flowers Panel. Quilting: Nine Patch Star Block (pattern on the supplement, which is missing). Crochet: Napkin Rings. Scans donated by M. Leigh […]

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 […]

2018-07-05 Ten new publications: Jacobean embroidery, silverwork, antique armour and dress, and of course cross-stitch and Workbaskets!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-WM003 Ann Matilda – Dog motif 1845 A shaggy dog, centre motif of a small sampler sold on ebay in november 2014. A request for permission to show the photograph went unanswered. The sampler had a floral border, not charted yet, and the name and year Ann […]

2018-05-15: Thirtyfour new publications: weaving, embroidery, Workbaskets!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Usually I insert links to detail pages and pdfs for each new publication. Because of the large amount of individual publications, this time I refer you to the home page, where they are all listed. I-WM001 Prof. Franz Donat, Technologie, Bindungslehre, Dekomposition und Kalkulation der […]

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 […]

2017-11-25 Four new publications: The Workbasket, a tapestry pattern, framing pictures, and a special pattern!

FUNDRAISING Our current fundraising brought in 4.115 USD so far this year. Thank you, thank you! Still 885 USD to go! The maximum small donation is 1000 USD. That is what you can give over the entire year 2017 and still have it count as small donation. Go over that and you’ll join the board […]