2016-11-30 Eleven new publications uploaded

PRIORITIES, PRIORITIES In view of the approaching deadline for fundraising, first the fundraising, and then the publications! FUNDRAISING NEWS These last two weeks, 182 dollars donated. Thank you! Every dollar brings the shortfall down! Because we may not make our goal, the maximum of small donations has been lowered to USD 1200. I had hoped to be […]

2016-11-23 Nine new publications uploaded

In view of the approaching deadline for fundraising, first the fundraising, and then the publications – first the sour, then the sweet, as a former politician used to say when announcing budget cuts and other unpleasant measures. Since doing bookkeeping cuts into time I’d otherwise spend on publishing, again, again, it’s been more than a […]

2016-11-12 Eight new publications added

  NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm Before proceeding to the publications (delayed yet again, but to make up for that even more than last time) I’d like to mention that the fundraising appears to have slowed down considerably (to say the least). We will not get even close to our goal if that does not pick up […]

2016-10-27 Seven new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm I’ll take this opportunity to give special thanks to Jackie Isler and Charles Kite, who took our mission to preserve our heritage quite personally, and donated their family archive of craft material, and to Iva Innocenti, who donated whatever we would want from her own archive. We would like to publish all […]

2016-10-13 Six new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm   http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-SR001.htm A simple embroidery pattern, depending for its effect mainly on the chosen colors. Nice curly outline gives a lively effect. This pattern is also present on a band sampler made by Sarah Bland, currently in the Victoria and Albert museum collection, and that sampler is dated 1860-1870. It’s the sampler […]

2016-10-04 Five new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-LL001.htm Chair seat needlepoint pattern “Gothic Flair” There must be lots of chairs with a stripe across the back and the seat. This chair seat is one of them, images donated by ebay seller loodylady and charted by Linda Walker. (On a Mac, no less…) It shows how you can upholster a […]

2016-09-28 Four new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm     http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-TP027.htm Small rose garland embroidery, image donated by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Making a chart off a completed embroidery is usually morework than re-charting a painted pattern. When I had completed this (and of course only after completion, Murphy’s Law) we had a several images of patterns donated […]

2016-09-23 Four new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS on http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/news.htm   http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-GH003.htm Matching Sets in Crochet, Clark’s O.N.T. Book no. 281. The scans were donated by Glenda Hicks, and edited by Yvonne DeBandi. Yvonne is a graphical designer (and singer) and we could pay her for her services thanks to the donations that came in up to now. Glenda donated three books and […]

2016-08-01 Three new publications uploaded

WELCOME This week we welcome 38 new members – 39 at the last count! Many found their way here from a newsletter from the Nordic Needle, and some also by an independent search for patterns (I asked). Such a large increase is very unusual. I’d say unprecedented, but when Mary Corbet was so kind to refer […]