2020-06-26 New Publications: Eastern embroideries, a Berlin woolwork tray, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS004 Louisa Pesel – Stitches from Eastern Embroideries 2 Folder with 45 plates showing embroidery stitches, front and back. Mostly greyscale, a few with colors. 5 pages showing applications. Plate numbers start with 36, because the Portfolio 1 contained the numbers 1 to 35. Scans […]

2020-06-23 New Publications: Summer embroidery pattern, and a Workbasket

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-FR013 La Mode Illustree 1903-11-18 – Summer A tall narrow embroidery pattern showing the personification of Summer. Chart only; we don’t have permission to reproduce the original pattern. The chart is split in three for easier readability. Charted by Franciska Ruessink. H-ML098 The Workbasket Vol. […]

2020-05-27 New Publications: Workbasket, Dutch songs, Minerva knitting booklet, Berlin woolwork fruit.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-PA106 Minerva Stitches and Styles Vol. 2 48 pages not including covers. Knitted dresses, jackets, blouses, skirts. Children’s clothes, men’s cardigans. From the collection of Iva Rose. Donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-II007 Heinrich Kuehn 7818 – Autumn […]

2020-05-04 New Publications: Four embroidery patterns, a Workbasket, Mountmellick embroidery, and crocheted and knitted tablecloths and bedspreads

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-II006 Heinrich Kuehn 13900 – Courting couple in pink and brown Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern of a courting couple, dressed in pink (she) and brown (he), sitting on a bench outside. The design is rectangular, probably meant for the embroidery to be framed. […]

2020-04-28 New Publications: The next Workbasket and two Europeana embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-EU002 Penelope 1857 Augusti II Bilaga C – Blue folded ribbonSupplement of a magazine. Border design of a blue ribbon with many folds. Might be embroidered in any five color shades. Edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission for reuse on the Europeana […]

2020-04-28 New Publications: A Workbasket and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-II009 Butterflies Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern, maker unknown. Six butterfly patterns, three shown with wings spread and three with wings folded. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML089 Modern Handcraft (publ.) – The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 11 8 pages. Crochet: nut […]

2020-04-15 New Publications: Workbasket, Knitted and Crocheted Gifts, and cross-stitch alphabets

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS007 Neueste Stickmuster-Alphabets 8 pages oblong, not including covers. One large alphabet and two small ones. Printed in blue. Probably German, the English title is badly translated. Scans donated and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. K-WP001 Star Gift Book No. 48 – Gifts, knitted and crocheted […]

2020-03-31 Four new publications: a Workbasket, two embroidery patterns, and a list of sewing machine parts

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications.   H-ML086 The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 8 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: shelf edgings. Quilting: American Beauty Rose Quilt. Crochet: Crocheted Needlepoint. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

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 […]