2020-12-25 New Publications: Two Weldon’s Practical Needlework, an embroidery pattern and a booklet with template examples.

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K-WK014 Weldon’s Guide to Folding Serviettes
16 pgs stapled. Price 3D sticker affixed over the original price 2D. At the bottom the original price is still mentioned. Eleven ways of decorative napkin folding. Banded Scroll, Clarendon Design, Cardinal’s Hat, Double Pocket, Fan Design, Hood Design, Lily Leaf Design, Mitre Design, Pocket Design, Scroll Design, Screen Design.
From the collection of Iva Rose Reproductions, scanned by Willem Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

K-WK013 Weldon’s Practical Crochet, Sixtieth Series
16 pages including cover. Monthly publication. This issue: All doilies. Daisy D’Oyley, D’Oyley with Star Insertion, Lace for Tray Cloths, Open Wheen d’Oyley, Oval d’Oyley for a Cake Dish, Oval d’Oyley for Small Dish, Picot Star d’Oyley, Plate d’Oyley – Border of Picot Lace, Plate d’Oyley with Star Border, Plate d’Oyley with Picot Insertion, Shell and Diamond Laces, Star d’Oyley.
From the collection of Iva Rose Reproduction. Scanned by Willem Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

K-TT003 Schablonen zur Kreuzstich-Stickerei
Stapled softcover, 8 pages not including cover. Samples of patented templates for cross-stitch embroidery. The novelty is that each stitch is represented by five dots, four square and one in the middle.
Scans donated by Tamara Wijnsma, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

F-IS052 Heinrich Kuehn – Floral border with violets
Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern, possibly part of a leporello. No makers name, shows the notice Deponirt as it appears on Heinrich Kuehn publications. Border is 50 stitches wide.
Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman.

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