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 […]

2024-01-26 New Publications: The Kitten’s Garden of Verses, a miser purse, lessons in knotting for toddlers, and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS I-WM007 Oliver Herford – The Kitten’s Garden of Verses Small hardcover bound book, containing childrens verses altered to apply to kittens. Dedicated to the authors Persian cat who was the model for the charming drawings accompanying the verses. Scans donated by Tamara Wijnsma, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. E-WM031 Petersons Magazine – Miser Purse […]

2023-12-22 New Publications: Four cross-stitch patterns, one valance, three samplers, a beadwork booklet, a slipper toe and heel and a tapisserie chair seat

NEW PUBLICATIONS F-IS024 Heinrich Kuehn – Salmon flower border Single sheet, handpainted pattern from what was probably a leporello. Publisher likely either Heinrich Kuehn or their successor Vereinigte Stickmuster Verlag. The design is a wide border with green leaves and salmon pink colored flowers. Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother […]

2023-09-17 New Publications: Corticelli advertisement, Rose Circle Doily, a book of monograms, one charted pattern, and a sheet with seven other patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-LP005 Corticelli Silk Mills – Parody on The House That Jack Built Small advertising booklet, stapled, 8 pages not including covers. Dated 1882. Starting with the Corticelli Silk Mills, each page adds a couple of lines to the previous page, all singing the praises of Florence Silk that was produced by Corticelli. Very […]

2023-08-09 New Publications: The Workbasket October 1955 and the Mentone Travelling Bag

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK001 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine – The Mentone Travelling Bag Handpainted embroidery pattern of a travelling bag in eleven colors, on grey paper. Simple design. Scan donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma M-AW001 The Workbasket Vol. 21 No. 1 64 pages. Crochet: Shell Stitch Afghan, Swirl Tablecloth, Decorated Plate, Novel […]

2021-05-25 New Publication: Star Variety of Knitted and Crocheted Models

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. L-WK001 Star Book 21 – Star Variety of Knitted and Crocheted Models 32 pages stapled booklet. Knitted and crocheted gifts for her, him, baby, and the home. Bed jacket, bed slippers, cardigan, collar and cuff set, gloves, handbags, house slippers, jabot, crocheted jewelry, knitting bags, shopping bag, […]

2020-05-09 New Publication: Minerva Style Book 30

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. J-PA081 Minerva – Style Book Volume 30 48 pages, not including covers. Knitted and crocheted dresses, blouses, vests, collars, hats, purses. Very pre-war sleek and stylish. From the collection of Iva Rose Reproductions, donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. […]

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. […]