2023-06-14 New Publications: Ouvrages au Crochet, and four miser purses

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-JS001 Collection Ullstein – Ouvrages au Crochet Small nearly square booklet, 48 pages not including covers and advertisements, with basic crochet instructions, and not-so-basic crocheted lace, collars, handbags, jackets, filet crochet, hairpin lace, irish crochet, tunesian crochet, baby and childrens caps, shopping nets, and even a miser purse. Pattern sheet is missing. This […]

2023-06-08 New Publications: Heinrich Kuehn 3081 Tapestry pattern and (republished) Thesa Handarbeitenbuch

NEW PUBLICATIONS C-YS045 Heinrich Kuehn 3081 Tapestry Single sheet with a simple tapestry pattern in muted colors. Scan donated by Eli Segoni, charted and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. B-YS089 Thesa Handarbeitenbuch A German booklet about Tenerife lace or sol lace. Thesa Buchmann produced wooden shapes to make the lace on, and this booklet is part […]

2023-06-07 New Publication: Beyers Handarbeiten Band 17 – Häkelarbeiteh Heft 1

NEW PUBLICATION C-YS103 Beyers Handarbeiten 17 – Häkelarbeiten 1 Softcover stapled book, cover glued on. 56 pages not including covers. German text in frakturscript. Pattern sheets missing. An illustrated introduction to crochet stitches, and after that immediately complex motifs for table runners, doilies,crocheted corners, imitation tatting and needle lace, bedspreads, and curtains. Some charts for […]

2023-05-23 New Publication: Two Beaded Bodice Decorations

NEW PUBLICATION A-YS002 Two Beaded Bodice Decorations Jet beads sewn to black-lined canvas, two different designs, one with fringe. Both for front of gowns only. Date probably around WW1. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Both items transferred to Textile Research Center in Leiden. FUNDRAISING We are currently not actively soliciting donations. If you […]

2023-05-20 New Publication: Louise Nacke – Crocheted Yokes for Corset Covers and Nightgowns

NEW PUBLICATION N-AP001 Louise Nacke – Crocheted Yokes for Corset Covers and Night Gowns, Book No. 4N-YS002 Album de Broderie aux Points de Noeuds blong softcover, stapled booklet, 16 pages including covers. Dated 1916. Twelve crocheted yokes, six for nightgowns and six for corset covers. Some yokes are done as filet crochet, those designs are […]

2023-05-17 New Publications: Knotted Stitch embroidery and Art Deco cross-stitch designs

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-YS002 Album de Broderie aux Points de Noeuds 20 pages not including covers. Patterns and explications about the use of knotted stitches in embroidery. Baby items such as baby bibs, baby shoes, baby cap, baptism robe, cradle cover, cradle sheet, cradle pillow cover, toddler aprons, ladies lingerie, collar, embroidered blouses, tea towels and […]