2019-07-28 Illustrations from The Pickwick Papers, a Workbasket, and a Trigoulet leporello.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-FW003 Dickens – Pickwick Papers Illustrations from the Household Edition of the Charles Dickens’ novel, excellent for theater and costume research. We aim to put all illustrations from Dickens’ books online, as resource for the Dickens project of our sister project Community Virtual Library. Scans donated by […]

2019-07-26 Workbasket, Royal Society Crochet Lessons, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML033 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 11 8 page booklet, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Wild Goose Chase. Crochet: 6 different crocheted medaillions. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   D-SW013 Royal Society Crochet Lessons […]

2019-07-25 Workbasket, Il Punto Filet Album 2, and an IHS motif for a prayer chair.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.     H-ML032 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 9 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Triple Sunflower Quilt. Lapel charms made of yarn, Crochet: Popcorn Bedspread. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   G-II005 Adele […]

2019-07-23 Gentlemen in ironmongery, half an alphabet, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-PG002   Vosmero, Michaële  – Principes Hollandaie et Zelandiae, Domini Frisiae. Wonderful Renaissance era depictions of the previous 500 years or so Dutch and Frisian nobility and their clothing. We have a similar publication from fifty years later, both “based on images in the monastery of Kennemerland”. (See […]

2019-07-20 Three new publications: a Workbasket, a tatting book, and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML027 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 3 No 4 Crochet: French Marigolds, Disk Collar. Knitting: Gloves. Quilting: Ring around the Star, String of Beads, Snowball. Various household tips. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   B-YS075 Brigitta Hochfelden […]

2019-07-19 Three new publications: A Berlin woolwork tiger, 7 pattern sheets and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-II001 Hertz & Wegener – Young tiger – 4396 Handpainted pattern of a young striped wild cat, probably a tiger. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. J-CK001 Constance van der Griet – Seven pattern sheets (J715) From our Canadian researcher and designer, seven pattern sheets […]

2019-07-17 Three new publications: Calligraphy, pincushions, and a Workbasket.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML026 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Vol. 3 No. 1 8 pages. Crochet: The All-purpose Blouse, crocheted chrysanthemum. Quilting: Pointsettia, Corsage bouquet. Weaving: Make your own loom and weave your afghans by hand. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media. […]

2019-07-15 Three new publications: Filet, Crochet, Renaissance lace

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   F-IS139 Two crocheted edges From Jackie Islers collection, a single sheet with two lovely fringed edges. Although the description says shawls, table cloths and centers, bed spreads etc., my first thought was of those crocheted tops that I see sometimes in clothing stores. A […]

2019-05-04 Two Workbaskets, Dickens’ Great Expectations illustrations, and church decorative painting

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Four new publications: Charles Dickens: Great Expectations. Illustrations only; the text is widely available. From my fathers collection, scanned by my mother and edited by Judith Adele. The illustrations are close in time to the date of the story, and show the dress of ordinary people. Most […]

2019-05-03 A Workbasket, religious embroidery, and an issue of Art Amateur.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Today, three of them: A Workbasket from the earlier years! Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, thank you, Sandra! This issue has a crocheted pineapple center, a crocheted shopping bag, and a few pages about hemstitching, especially the hems with drawn thread. Also, the Workbasket main page has […]