2023-08-27 New Publications: Berlin woolwork pattern, crocheted dolls dresses, and a calligraphy lesson book

NEW PUBLICATIONS L-PC012 A. Todt – 5395 Three Border Patterns Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern, with three border designs of varying width of 15-20-25 stitches, with a similar color palette. Floral designs. Image donated by ebay seller planete.collections, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. F-WM234 S. S. Kresge Company – “Kathy” Dressed Doll Single sheet, on […]

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. […]

2022-07-31 New Publication: Blueprint filet crochet motif womans head

NEW PUBLICATION F-IS007 Blueprint crochet medallion Small crocheted square motif, filet crochet, a medallion showing the head of a woman, rotated 45 degrees. Printed as blueprint from an actual crocheted original. Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman. FUNDRAISING Donate  to support the Antique Pattern Library project to […]

2022-07-25 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn – Album No. 176

NEW PUBLICATION M-SB003 Heinrich Kuehn – Album No. 176 Small leporello, 10 pages not including cover, in bad condition. Handpainted patterns, borders and corners of floral designs. Reverse of pages contain printed monochrome patterns common to these booklets. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. FUNDRAISING Donate  to support the Antique […]

2022-07-19 New Publication: Rouyer Album 360 Punched Paper Cards

NEW PUBLICATION M-II001 Rouyer – Dessins pour Canevas-Papier Bristol No. 360 Small leporello, 8 pages not including covers. Designs for punched-paper cards with cut-out borders, each pattern with a name and a flower bouquet. The designs are not meant for cross-stitch embroidery, but could be embroidered with significant loss of detail. Scans donated by Iva […]

2021-11-02 New Publication: Album Roma N. 34

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD! — Right now: 5535.53 USD — 464.47 to go — as of Oct 30th, 17:19 (PM) Pacific Time 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 […]