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 […]

2016-07-04 Three new publications uploaded – all embroidery

NEW PUBLICATIONS http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/A-MH143.htm Finally I got back to Marleen Van Horssens legacy: around 250 embroidery patterns and  supplements from French needlework magazines from the 19th and early 20th Century. And I discovered a whole box of stuff I have not even cataloged yet – not even photographed yet. (Our backlog has a backlog of […]

2016-06-18 Three new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/F-II007.htm   This book is al about Casal Guidi embroidery, a 3D embroidery that makes me think of a crossover between embroidery and needle lace. Fabulous work, really shows off your skills. There aren’t many resources for this technique; there have been one or two newer books published, but so recently that […]

Video Director Agreement template from New Media Arts

Video Director Agreement template from New Media Arts New Media Arts has prepared, for its own use, a number of agreements for employment, licensing the use of material under copyright, etc. We are reworking these into templates and releasing them for general use. New Media Arts believes these agreements are adequate in the context of […]

2016-06-02 Three new publications uploaded

NEW PUBLICATIONS http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/G-TP010.htm Another item from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, a garland of roses in many colors.  When charting this one, I discovered that PC Stitch can set the original image as background, and project the charted pattern over it. That speeds up charting a good deal. Of course, the resolution is […]

2016-05-25 APL Three new publications uploaded

CURRENT STATE OF TECHNOLOGY The wifi connection strength is so-so, and I’m happy that I uploaded most of the image files before going on holiday. Actually, last week was mostly getting my laptop to work with the programs that run on my home computer – and then having to install Java 8 – and then […]

2016-05-18 APL Three new publications uploaded

THREE NEW PUBLICATIONS   http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/D-YS044.htm   This is one of a set of pattern supplements of a French publication, La Mode Pratique. Actually, it hasn’t even been scanned yet, I edited the preliminary photographs, because I could not find the scans, nor the original paper. I’d add a photograph of my storage room, but then […]

2016-05-12 APL Three new publications uploaded

THREE NEW PUBLICATIONS      F-PT009 Beautiful-Antique Art Deco Part Worked Beaded Panel Bag A donation from our well-known ebay image donor Penelope Textiles, this is a beautiful bag, but, as they say, under construction. The bag is half done. Because of that, we get a peek at how the canvas was prepared by marking […]