2020-05-20 New Publications: a Workbasket, Il Punto Filet 4, a Minerva knitting booklet and a rabbit to embroider

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-II008 Della Porta – Il Punto Filet 4 36 pages, some joined to one. Filet and embroidery on net, photographed and charted. Curtains, tablecloths, baskets, bags, lampshades, pillow covers. Some religious patterns. Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-PA110 Minerva 56 – […]

2020-05-04 New Publications: Four embroidery patterns, a Workbasket, Mountmellick embroidery, and crocheted and knitted tablecloths and bedspreads

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-II006 Heinrich Kuehn 13900 – Courting couple in pink and brown Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern of a courting couple, dressed in pink (she) and brown (he), sitting on a bench outside. The design is rectangular, probably meant for the embroidery to be framed. […]

2020-04-28 New Publications: A Workbasket and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-II009 Butterflies Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern, maker unknown. Six butterfly patterns, three shown with wings spread and three with wings folded. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML089 Modern Handcraft (publ.) – The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 11 8 pages. Crochet: nut […]

2020-04-24 New Publications: The Exhibition Tatting book, a drawing exercise book, and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS008 Riego de la Branchardiere, Eleanor – The Exhibition Tatting Book 32 pages including covers. Ten tatting patterns, edgings, collars, trimmings, insertions. Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma K-TT001 Guiard, E.L.A. – Dessin d’Ornement a la Plume Stapled softcover, 65 numbered pages. A school […]

2020-04-20 New Publications: Festive Stoles and Blouses, Ducks and ducklings, and Heraldic motifs, as well as some embroidery samples

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-II008 Heinrich Kuehn 5893 – Ducks and ducklings in a pond Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern showing three grown ducks and three ducklings at the edge of a small pond. Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. G-KR017 J. & P. Coats […]

2020-04-09 New publications: three embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-AP001 [Heinrich Kuehn] – Clover Single sheet, glued to cardboard backing. Stamped “Soeurs de Saint-Vincent de Paul, Forest-Lez-Anvaing”. Marked Deponirt as usual on HKB patterns. Probably part of a leporello. Scan donated by Anneke Perelaer, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. G-RS009 Englishwomans Domestic Magazine – Flower bouquet Single […]

2020-03-31 Four new publications: a Workbasket, two embroidery patterns, and a list of sewing machine parts

  NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications.   H-ML086 The Workbasket Vol. 8 No. 8 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Filet crochet: shelf edgings. Quilting: American Beauty Rose Quilt. Crochet: Crocheted Needlepoint. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, […]

2020-03-28 Two publications: a Workbasket and an embroidery pattern

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. I-BH004 Flower basket in blue ribbons Single sheet handpainted pattern, showing a flower basket suspended on blue ribbons, and a guirlande of straw colored flowers under that. Probably meant as half design for a towel or table cover. Grid has the size usually employed by Heinrich […]

2020-02-15 Heinrich Kuehn – Album 546

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. B-YS040 Heinrich Kuehn – Moderne Stickvorlagen No. 546 6 page leporello, large size. One side 2-color designs, reverse side omitted: contains incomplete alphabets of which a complete version is already elsewhere in the catalog. Scans donated and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.  

2019-12-03 Filet, cross-stitch, more embroidery, and La Mode Illustree (with even more embroidery)

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