2021-07-07 New Publication: Estelle Peel Izor – Costume Design and Home Planning

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. D-YS035 Peel Izor – Costume Design and Home PlanningHardcover book, in two sections. First about costume design, second about home planning. “The subject-matter is presented from the art side alone” (says the author) ” and deals with materials and construction only when these elements influence the character […]

2020-07-30 New Publications: Woolwork chair seat, Columbia knitting booklet, architectural ornament styles, and an embroidery border pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-AC001 Journal des Demoiselles – Chair seat Litho, supplement of the French magazine Journal des Demoiselles. Black background with colored frame and empty center. If a rectangular frame is desired, the top or bottom can be mirrored. Image donated by ebay seller anncoll_13, edited and […]

2020-02-03 The Handicrafter March April 1930

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication.   K-SB001 Bernat – The Handicrafter March April 1930 52 pages including covers. How-to articles about samplers, weaving, simple furniture making, embroidery. Others showcasing objects and projects. Much more varied than the later Bernat Handicrafter. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.  

2019-02-25 Three crochet edgings, and some very expensive furniture.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-KC001 Guest reception room in inlaid wood These photographs were part of an ebay listing for a complete guest reception room, in antique mother-of-pearl inlay in dark wood. Fabulous, also fabulously expensive, unfortunately. At least we can admire the workmanship! Photos published with permission of ebay seller […]