2021-07-07 New Publication: Estelle Peel Izor – Costume Design and Home Planning

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. D-YS035 Peel Izor – Costume Design and Home PlanningHardcover book, in two sections. First about costume design, second about home planning. “The subject-matter is presented from the art side alone” (says the author) ” and deals with materials and construction only when these elements influence the character […]

2021-05-20 New Publication: Grandmother’s Authentic Early American Patchwork Quilts

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. L-HW002 Clark – Patchwork Quilts Book No. 23 16p stapled booklet. Various traditional patchwork patterns. Elements of the patterns are shown at presumably full size, as well as smaller-sized images of various patterns made with those elements. Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.   […]

2021-02-22 New Publication: Alice Armes’ English Smocks

NEW PUBLICATION Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication.   K-HW004 Armes – English Smocks 16 page stapled booklet, not counting the covers. Also six pages of illustrations in the center, and pattern sheets showing the decorative embroidery patterns. History of smocking in England and disappearance of the technique. Pattern of a smock, and instruction […]