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, […]

2023-08-11 New Publications: The Magic of Crochet and Sofa Cushion in Leviathan Work

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK005 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine -Sofa Cushion in Leviathan Work Single sheet, printed on cream paper. Geometric square design in four colors. Leviathan work is also known as Smyrna stitch, a cross-stitch and a plus stitch (vertical and horizontal) to make a square. The stitch covers a larger area than a simple cross-stitch would. […]

2023-06-14 New Publications: Ouvrages au Crochet, and four miser purses

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-JS001 Collection Ullstein – Ouvrages au Crochet Small nearly square booklet, 48 pages not including covers and advertisements, with basic crochet instructions, and not-so-basic crocheted lace, collars, handbags, jackets, filet crochet, hairpin lace, irish crochet, tunesian crochet, baby and childrens caps, shopping nets, and even a miser purse. Pattern sheet is missing. This […]

2020-11-02 New Publications: Rick Rack Book volume 1 and Dainty Doilies with Clever Crochet Edgings

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 1958.31 USD – 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 […]

2020-02-06 The Workbasket Volume 11 No. 8 – May 1946

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. I-WB118 The Workbasket Volume 11 No. 8 – May 1946 8 pages. Crochet: Crocheted lace and insertion, small doily, stove mat and panholder. Sewing: corners for hemstitching. From the collection of Sarah Dalton, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W […]

2020-01-26 A new Workbasket from 1958

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. Just one: The Workbasket, Volume 23, No. 9 from June 1958. Tatted Rose Doily, Tatted Cup and Saucer, Knitted doily, crocheted Mosaic Scarf, and the usual gardening and cooking pages. Magazine donated by Sarah Dalton, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission […]