2021-02-27 New Publication: Heinrich Kuehn 7852 Repeating Oriental Tapestry Pattern

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. J-TL005 Heinrich Kuehn 7852 – Repeating Oriental Tapestry Pattern Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern on cream paper. Repeating pattern with motifs from oriental tapestries, background black. From the collection of the Textile Research Center in Leyden (acquisition number TRC 2018.1581), published with their permission. Charted by Sytske Wijnsma. […]

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 […]

2021-01-05 New Publications: Make and Mend for Victory, review of Button Gardens, and a fruitful garland

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4656.31 USD – 1343.69 USD to go! 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 […]

2020-12-25 New Publications: Two Weldon’s Practical Needlework, an embroidery pattern and a booklet with template examples.

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4293.31 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 […]

2020-08-14 New Publications: A Workbasket, a small Berlin woolwork rose bouquet, and a rare Riego Point Lace booklet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. K-YS027 Riego de la Branchardiere – Point Lace Larger than usual stapled oblong booklet about point lace. Six patterns in color, without page numbers, back side blank. General instructions, instructions for preparing the pattern, explanation of various stitches. Two pages of advertisements. Eight blank pages […]

2020-05-27 New Publications: Workbasket, Dutch songs, Minerva knitting booklet, Berlin woolwork fruit.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see these new publications. J-PA106 Minerva Stitches and Styles Vol. 2 48 pages not including covers. Knitted dresses, jackets, blouses, skirts. Children’s clothes, men’s cardigans. From the collection of Iva Rose. Donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. J-II007 Heinrich Kuehn 7818 – Autumn […]

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. […]