2019-09-09 Fundraising! Crocheted tablecloths, a Workbasket, and a Berlin woolwork corner design

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2456.02 – Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay for such things as database and website development, web hosting costs, data entry, scanning equipment, and help us meet the public funding ratio, which allows us to keep our nonprofit status, making your […]

2019-09-06 Fundraising! A Workbasket, a crochet leaflet, and an Oriental carpet pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 2296.02 — Donate now to support the Antique Pattern Library project to pay for such things as database and website development, web hosting costs, data entry, scanning equipment, and help us meet the public funding ratio, which allows us to keep our nonprofit status, making your […]

2019-08-29 A book about ornament design, a Workbasket, and an embroidery leporello.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-RD007 Bogtman – Methodisch ontwerpen van ornament. From simple shapes to extremely involved ornaments. Construction, deformation, detailing, enlarging, shaping and placing all kinds of motifs. The style is very pre-WW2. Donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML060 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 6 8 […]

2019-7-29 A Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 7, and four Berlin woolwork edge designs.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML035 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 4 No. 1 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Hen and Rooster Pan Holders. Embroidery: State Flowers Panel. Quilting: Nine Patch Star Block (pattern on the supplement, which is missing). Crochet: Napkin Rings. Scans donated by M. Leigh […]

2018-11-29 A famous pattern book, a book with six embroidery pages, and a Madonna embroidery added.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-II007 Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin – Madonna della Seggiola Iva shared a lot of her fabulous Berlin woolwork collection. In view of the approaching December festivities, I picked this one as first. As it turns out, Iva had already been busy on this pattern, too and she added […]

2018-11-18 A Workbasket, whitework patterns, and two cross-stitch patterns added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.            H-RM037 Portman No. L H-ML024 Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 11 H-FR116 La Brodeuse  H-GG001 Green and cream diamond design The ten whitework motifs and one double edge design are from an old, old sheet, that looks either etched or handdrawn. It’s in the […]

2018-11-17 Cartier Bresson’s Frivolite and a pattern for four heraldic motifs added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       I-ES001 Four heraldic motifs (and some green leaves) C-YS537 Cartier Bresson – La Frivolite A donation from ebay seller elisa-sala, and a book about tatting with good illustrations and descriptions of simple to complex tatting patterns. The third publication will have to wait until […]

2018-11-14 A Workbasket, a slipper with calla lilies, and a Rose march for children added

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.       E-SW001 Petersons Magazine – Calla Lily Slipper E-SW011 Alice Cook Fuller – Rose March / Drill H-ML023 The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10 Today, one Workbasket (thank you, M. Leigh Martin!) and two nearly forgotten items, that have come to light because our trustworthy scanning […]