2024-02-16 New Publications: A crochet book for house decoration, a Workbasket, and four embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS O-OB001 Victorian beaded purse Antique purse beaded with a all-over tapestry pattern. Dimensions as given by seller: The handle chain measures about 20”. From the top of the handle to the bottom of the fringe is about 10 1/2” and it’s about 7” across. Color choices of the chart might not be completely […]

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 […]

2023-05-08 New Publication: Moniteur des Dames & des Demoiselles – Swirls, flowers and ribbon

Due to technical problems, this post has been a bit delayed – my apologies! NEW PUBLICATION C-YS656 Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles – Corner design with yellow swirls and red flowers, border design with blue ribbon Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern. Supplement to the Moniteur des Dames et Demoiselles issue of March 1857. […]

2021-02-25 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   F-IS079 Heinrich Kuehn – Wheat wildflower border Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream cardboard. Grid 130×90, actual pattern 48 wide and repeating, one repeat 90 wide. Floral design, marguerites, poppies and cornflowers. All are weeds occurring in wheat fields. Single sheet with inscription Deponirt, probably once […]

2020-12-20 New Publications: Weldon’s Practical Crochet, a Berlin woolwork pattern, and silhouette theater fairytales

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4118.31 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 […]