2019-11-17 You asked for these, four embroidery fruit motifs, and a huge book with whitework patterns

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2019-08-21 A small filet doily, a Workbasket, and a catalog for embroidered frills and ruffles

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-LZ002 Filet or embroidery design for a doily or doily edging Quarter pattern of a flower design, hand-inked on semitransparant paper. Most likely intended for a lace edging around a doily. From the collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig. Photographed by Enzo Lima, published with permission […]

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, […]

2019-08-10 A small purse, a Workbasket, and Il Punto Filet 8.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-CB003 Small Victorian woolwork drawstring purse Small silk drawstring purse with woolwork embroidered bottom half. Images donated by ebay seller cbrelstaff, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML044 The Workbasket Volume 4 No. 11 8 pages. Filet crochet chair set, crocheted round doily. On the supplement (here missing) tea […]

2019-07-25 Workbasket, Il Punto Filet Album 2, and an IHS motif for a prayer chair.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     H-ML032 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 9 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Triple Sunflower Quilt. Lapel charms made of yarn, Crochet: Popcorn Bedspread. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   G-II005 Adele […]

2019-07-06 Four new publications: Three Dutch needlework booklets and one about roof decorations.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Three Dutch needlework booklets, long promised and awaited, illustrating the traditional needlework techniques. With these three, the series of seven is complete; the plates belonging to these manuals was published first. These three have been delayed a a bit because of pages stuck together while scanning – […]

2018-11-18 A Workbasket, whitework patterns, and two cross-stitch patterns added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.            H-RM037 Portman No. L H-ML024 Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 11 H-FR116 La Brodeuse  H-GG001 Green and cream diamond design The ten whitework motifs and one double edge design are from an old, old sheet, that looks either etched or handdrawn. It’s in the […]

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 […]