2020-03-28 Two publications: a Workbasket and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-BH004 Flower basket in blue ribbons Single sheet handpainted pattern, showing a flower basket suspended on blue ribbons, and a guirlande of straw colored flowers under that. Probably meant as half design for a towel or table cover. Grid has the size usually employed by Heinrich […]

2020-03-24 H-ML084 The Workbasket Volume 8 No. 6

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. H-ML084 The Workbasket Volume 8 No. 6 8 pages. Filet crochet: Shamrock insertion and edge. Quilting: Checkerboard Quilt. Knitting: Snuggy set for children. Woolwork: Lapel Charms. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.

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 […]

2019-08-14 A Workbasket, an embroidery pattern, and Carita’s book Lacis.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML048 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 3 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Sewing: Pan holder mitt (pattern on missing supplement) but illustrated on page 3, elbow pillow (ditto). Quilting: Poinsettia Quilt. Crochet: Puff Stitch Purse, Puff Stitch Belt, Crocheted Gloves. Scans donated by […]

2018-10-08 Improved version of an old publication: Flower wreath charted!

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. This is B-YS010, a flower wreath pattern designed by A. Todt, Berlin, number 6011. On doing administrative duties, I saw again that this pattern still had not been charted. Since we now have better resources than in 2011, when the pattern was first published, I decided to […]

2017-12-30 Seven new publications:

Although the publications have been put on the site before the New Year, the writing of the blog post has been delayed a little – my apologies. FUNDRAISING Our fundraising brought in 4.836 USD in 2017. Thank you, thank you! That’s really close to our goal! Oopsie, I forgot to take down the green banner! […]

2017-01-20 Six new publications uploaded!

REPORT ON 2016   We published 123 items with a total book value of USD 9725. We received 295 items with a total book value of USD 26425. Notable donors: the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa gave permission to use all their Berlin woolwork patterns. In return we identified from four of their […]