2021-02-27 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn 7852 Repeating Oriental Tapestry Pattern

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. J-TL005 Heinrich Kuehn 7852 – Repeating Oriental Tapestry Pattern Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream paper. Repeating pattern with motifs from oriental tapestries, background black. From the collection of the Textile Research Center in Leyden (acquisition number TRC 2018.1581), published with their permission. Charted by Sytske Wijnsma. […]

2021-02-25 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   F-IS079 Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream cardboard. Grid 130×90, actual pattern 48 wide and repeating, one repeat 90 wide. Floral design, marguerites, poppies and cornflowers. All are weeds occurring in wheat fields. Single sheet with inscription Deponirt, probably once […]

2021-02-24 New Publication: The Needlewoman – Embroidery Stitches

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. L-CL001 The Needlewoman – Embroidery Stitches 16 page stapled booklet, containing instructions for basic embroidery stitches. Bullion stitch, button stitch, chain stitch, couching, daisy stitch, darned blanket stitch, darning, feathering, fancy cord, finger cord, herringbone stitch, overcasting, fly stitch, satin stitch, french knots, knot stitch, long and […]

2021-02-23 New Publication: The Workbasket Vol. 10 No. 1

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. H-ML103 The Workbasket Vol. 10 No. 1 Crochet: crocheted flower pot covers, basket-of-violets sachet, shoe bags, corcheted thread holder or basket. Knitting: jiffy knit socks, cap, and mittens, round knitting. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2021-02-22 New Publication: Alice Armes’ English Smocks

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   K-HW004 Armes – English Smocks 16 page stapled booklet, not counting the covers. Also six pages of illustrations in the center, and pattern sheets showing the decorative embroidery patterns. History of smocking in England and disappearance of the technique. Pattern of a smock, and instruction […]

2021-01-05 New Publications: Make and Mend for Victory, review of Button Gardens, and a fruitful garland

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

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2020-12-20 New Publications: Weldon’s Practical Crochet, a Berlin woolwork pattern, and silhouette theater fairytales

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