2023-08-09 New Publications: The Workbasket October 1955 and the Mentone Travelling Bag

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK001 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine – The Mentone Travelling Bag Handpainted embroidery pattern of a travelling bag in eleven colors, on grey paper. Simple design. Scan donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma M-AW001 The Workbasket Vol. 21 No. 1 64 pages. Crochet: Shell Stitch Afghan, Swirl Tablecloth, Decorated Plate, Novel […]

2023-08-07 New Publications: The Palm Pattern, and Altitalienische Leinenstickerei 2

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK004 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine – The Palm Pattern Handpainted square embroidery pattern on grey paper. Nine colors, no indication which colors were intended to be wool and which Filoselle, probably the yellow and white colors judging from similar embroideries. Beading would also be great for accents. The pattern is symmetrical, but shown complete. […]

2023-07-31 New Publications: The Knapsack Bag, ladies headdresses and decorations, Turkish embroideries

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK003 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine – The Knapsack Bag Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern for a travelling bag, in purple, cyan, pink and magenta, on grey cardboard. Scanned by Nettie Kraaij, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. D-YS225 Victoria 1875 – Seven headdresses Single sheet with seven illustrations of headdresses, hair decorations, and hats. Two […]

2023-07-29 New Publications: Crochet, woodworking and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS D-YS136 LVMFA Ouvrages de Dames Serie B No. 82 Small booklet with eight pages of thirteen crochet designs. The designs are somewhat sketchily shown, without description. Baby caps, edgings, insertions, collars, and one round design. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. D-YS134 Werke fur Tischler, Drechsler, Holzbildhauer, Glaser und Instrumentenmacher Sonderverzeichnis Nr. […]

2023-06-19 New Publications: Assisi embroidery, a Berlin woolwork butterfly and sewing lessons for children

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK002 L. Vannini – Lavoro Assisano No. 2 Oblong stapled softcover booklet. Cover, four text pages, 12 plates. Voided embroidery aka Assisi embroidery, small motifs, border designs and corner designs for tablecloths, towels and similar linens. Except for the patterns nearly identical to No. 1 of the same title. Scans donated by Nettie […]

2023-06-08 New Publications: Heinrich Kuehn 3081 Tapestry pattern and (republished) Thesa Handarbeitenbuch

NEW PUBLICATIONS C-YS045 Heinrich Kuehn 3081 Tapestry Single sheet with a simple tapestry pattern in muted colors. Scan donated by Eli Segoni, charted and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. B-YS089 Thesa Handarbeitenbuch A German booklet about Tenerife lace or sol lace. Thesa Buchmann produced wooden shapes to make the lace on, and this booklet is part […]