2019-09-01 Fundraising! A Workbasket, a German book showcasing craft work, and an embroidery pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! 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 donations tax-deductible, depending on where you live and on […]

2019-08-28 A small loom manual, a woolwork purse, a Workbasket, and a crocheted bedspread leaflet.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-CL001 Straits Adjustable Loom manual 6 pages user manual for an adjustable metal handloom, to make fabric squares on by needle-weaving. Shows how to put it together for various sizes of patches, instructions on how to weave and how to sew squares together. From the collection of […]

2019-07-17 Three new publications: Calligraphy, pincushions, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML026 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 3 No. 1 8 pages. Crochet: The All-purpose Blouse, crocheted chrysanthemum. Quilting: Pointsettia, Corsage bouquet. Weaving: Make your own loom and weave your afghans by hand. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media. […]

2019-06-06 Two blackboard drawing leaflets, a Workbasket, weaving drafts and a costume book

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Five new publications: Tony Avenarius – Historische, Theater- & fantasie- Costumes Mainly theater-costumes, but some national costumes as well. The pages were quite discolored, Judith did a good job editing them.   Workbasket Vol. 33 No. 9 – June 1972 Donated by Sarah Dalton, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek. Published […]

2018-11-03 Luther Hooper’s Tablet Weaving added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. C-YS065 Luther Hooper – Tablet Weaving A beginners book about tablet weaving, Volume 2 of a series about weaving with small appliances. The part about designing the patterns is interesting; I usually make chevrons when tablet weaving and that’s it. But there are many more options, maybe […]

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 […]