2023-12-15 New Publications: Crocheted gifts, a round cross-stitch or tapisserie pattern, and a tape lace / soutache / applique design

NEW PUBLICATIONS J-PA276 Frances A. Harris – Clark’s O.N.T. Designs for Gifts Softcover stapled booklet, 24 pages including covers, dated 1920. Mostly small crocheted items. Some require additional sewing such as caps, yokes, and cozies.Charts for the filet crochet patterns. The patterns are Alphabets, Butterfly Cap and Yoke, Cleopatra Bedspread and Pillow Scarf, Cosmos Bedspread […]

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, […]

2023-09-17 New Publications: Corticelli advertisement, Rose Circle Doily, a book of monograms, one charted pattern, and a sheet with seven other patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-LP005 Corticelli Silk Mills – Parody on The House That Jack Built Small advertising booklet, stapled, 8 pages not including covers. Dated 1882. Starting with the Corticelli Silk Mills, each page adds a couple of lines to the previous page, all singing the praises of Florence Silk that was produced by Corticelli. Very […]

2023-09-07 New Publications: Twelve squares in Broderie Anglaise, an alphabet in Punto Pisano, and a red slipper top

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-WS002 Album de 12 CarrĂ©s Broderie Anglaise Small square stapled softcover booklet, 24 pages not including the covers. Contains 6 photos of Broderie Anglaise work, then 12 iron-on patterns, then 6 more photos. Patterns are 15×15 cm, making them suitable for chessboard-patterned items with half embroidered squares, half filet squares. Scans donated by […]

2023-08-31 New Publications: Filet crochet pattern, a small Berlin woolwork pattern and a full whitework alphabet

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-YS007 Hertz & Wegener – XII Filet crochet corner Single sheet, printed in blue. A corner with paisley figures, and two different square designs filling in the opposite corner in a chessbord placement. Both could be used separately. From the print it’s clear that this is for filet crochet, but the chart can […]

2023-08-30 New Publications: Painting fabrics and a filet pattern sheet

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-PR004 Fabric Decoration with Paintex Small softcover booklet, copyrighted 1926. 24 pages. Paintex is described as a fabric paint that does not spread on the fabric, but also doesn’t stiffen the fabric as most paints would. Additionally Paintex Liquid Embroidery is described, a plastic paste used to outline designs and finish fabric edgings, […]

2023-08-29 New Publications: A small Alexandre leporello, handknits in nylon, and a very simple embroidery design

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-II004 Alexandre – Broderies No. 47 Small leporello with four designs for flat stitch embroideries, projected on a grid but clearly not counted work. A floral border, a flower bouquet, a flower bouquet with a bird, and a framed landscape with a house. The designs hve been folded over. Scans donated by Iva […]

2023-08-28 New Publications: Ruffled doilies, a knitted Navy sweater, and a small bouquet to embroider

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-CB003 Clark’s J.&P.Coats – Ruffled Doilies, Book No. 253 A book dedicated to ruffled doilies only – D-130 Rose Ruffle, D-131 Fairy Frosting, D-132 Party Frills, D-133 Pole Star, D-134 Waterfall, D-135 Zephyr, D-136 Flying Comet, D-137 Easter Lily, D-138 Fancy Free, D-139 Full Bloom, D-140 Staff of Life, D-141 Whirlpool. All crochet, […]