2023-08-30 New Publications: Painting fabrics and a filet pattern sheet

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-PR004 Fabric Decoration with Paintex Small softcover booklet, copyrighted 1926. 24 pages. Paintex is described as a fabric paint that does not spread on the fabric, but also doesn’t stiffen the fabric as most paints would. Additionally Paintex Liquid Embroidery is described, a plastic paste used to outline designs and finish fabric edgings, […]

2023-08-26 New Publications: IHS motif, Dutch needlework sampler, and a crochet/knitting book from the 1920s

NEW PUBLICATIONS G-CW012 IHS motif in cross-stitch A simple IHS motif, taken from an old chalice veil. Image donated by ebay seller cotswoldcats, charted by Sytske Wijnsma. G-AS004 Dutch needlework sampler A needlework sampler also known as “pronklap” to showcase the makers sewing and embroidering abilities. Usually these were made during sewing lessons that were […]

2023-08-16 New Publications: Grape Panholders, a prayer chair seat pattern, and Star Book 100 Edgings

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-AW004 Corn and Grape Panholders Singe sheet, one side printed, unknown publisher. Pattern for crocheted panholders, one in the shape of a bunch of grapes, the other in the shape of a corn cob. Scan donated and edited by Alex Welch. L-PC006 Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair seat with cross and […]

2023-04-22 New Publication: Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair top Jesus IHS

NEW PUBLICATION L-PC005 Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair top Jesus IHS Single sheet, litho, dated 1er Septembre 1865. Chair top in kidney shape, central text Jesus in a crown of thorns, flanked with IHS in cartouches and surrounded with a blue/black border. Image donated by ebay seller planete-collections, edited and charted by Sytske […]

2022-03-06 New Publication: Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair seat with initials MA and crosses

NEW PUBLICATION L-PC004 Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair seat with initials MA and crosses Single sheet, litho. Fiddleback shaped chair seat, central motif initials MA surrounded by four crosses, brown floral border. Two cut out squares to accommodate the chair legs. Image donated by ebay seller planete-collections, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma […]

2022-03-05 New Publication: Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair top with IHS and crosses

NEW PUBLICATION L-PC003 Journal des Jeunes Personnes – Prayer chair top with IHS and crosses Single sheet, litho. Rectangular chair top, central IHS flanked by crosses, floral brown border. Design can be extended as border design. Image donated by ebay seller planete-collections, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma   FUNDRAISING Donate  to support the Antique […]

2021-11-02 New Publication: Album Roma N. 34

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2019-09-02 Fundraising! Today, 40 USD and a Workbasket, a knitting leaflet and an embroidery pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 559.60 — 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 your […]