2024-01-26 New Publications: The Kitten’s Garden of Verses, a miser purse, lessons in knotting for toddlers, and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS I-WM007 Oliver Herford – The Kitten’s Garden of Verses Small hardcover bound book, containing childrens verses altered to apply to kittens. Dedicated to the authors Persian cat who was the model for the charming drawings accompanying the verses. Scans donated by Tamara Wijnsma, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. E-WM031 Petersons Magazine – Miser Purse […]

2024-01-19 New Publications: Three beautiful corner designs to embroider, Artistic Embroidery on clothes and household linens, crochet edgings, and Victorian fashion

NEW PUBLICATIONS F-IS049 [Heinrich Kuehn] – Flower basket and swag corner design Handpainted pattern on cream paper. Colors are darkened or faded. Probably part of a leporello from Heinrich Kuehn in Berlin or their successor Vereinigte Stickmuster Verlag. Corner design with flower baskets and flower swags, and in the corner a garland. Scans donated by […]

2024-01-05 New Publications: Doilies, Doilies and more doilies, an Embroiderers Alphabet mainly for research, and three embroidery patterns.

NEW PUBLICATIONS F-IS031 [Heinrich Kuehn] 14190 – Four deer Handpainted pattern on grey cardboard. Attributed to Heinrich Kuehn in Berlin based on the medals shown at the top. Four deer, two with horns and two without, in a landscape. Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman, edited and […]

2023-12-29 New Publications: One remastered crochet booklet and many, many samplers

NEW PUBLICATIONS   D-DV000 Sampler collection Collection page of all the samplers from the collection of the former Historical Museum Deventer, now Deventer Verhaal. Images published by permission of Deventer Verhaal. B-PB001 Corticelli – Lessons in Crochet and Tatting and for the new Hardanger Crochet Delicate crocheted blouse, edgings, doilies, insertions, yokes, Irish Crochet, bags, […]

2023-12-22 New Publications: Four cross-stitch patterns, one valance, three samplers, a beadwork booklet, a slipper toe and heel and a tapisserie chair seat

NEW PUBLICATIONS F-IS024 Heinrich Kuehn – Salmon flower border Single sheet, handpainted pattern from what was probably a leporello. Publisher likely either Heinrich Kuehn or their successor Vereinigte Stickmuster Verlag. The design is a wide border with green leaves and salmon pink colored flowers. Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother […]

2023-12-15 New Publications: Crocheted gifts, a round cross-stitch or tapisserie pattern, and a tape lace / soutache / applique design

NEW PUBLICATIONS J-PA276 Frances A. Harris – Clark’s O.N.T. Designs for Gifts Softcover stapled booklet, 24 pages including covers, dated 1920. Mostly small crocheted items. Some require additional sewing such as caps, yokes, and cozies.Charts for the filet crochet patterns. The patterns are Alphabets, Butterfly Cap and Yoke, Cleopatra Bedspread and Pillow Scarf, Cosmos Bedspread […]

2023-10-15 Eighteen new publications

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-YS008 N. Alexandre & Cie. – Album de Broderie Danubienne 54 Small leporello with cross-stitch patterns in three colors. One alphabet, several border designs, a corner design saying Eggs and another saying Chestnuts, and a dragon motif. Seven pages instead of the usual eight. Some errors in the charts have been corrected. Donated, […]