2023-12-29 New Publications: One remastered crochet booklet and many, many samplers

NEW PUBLICATIONS   D-DV000 Sampler collection Collection page of all the samplers from the collection of the former Historical Museum Deventer, now Deventer Verhaal. Images published by permission of Deventer Verhaal. B-PB001 Corticelli – Lessons in Crochet and Tatting and for the new Hardanger Crochet Delicate crocheted blouse, edgings, doilies, insertions, yokes, Irish Crochet, bags, […]

2023-08-11 New Publications: The Magic of Crochet and Sofa Cushion in Leviathan Work

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-NK005 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine -Sofa Cushion in Leviathan Work Single sheet, printed on cream paper. Geometric square design in four colors. Leviathan work is also known as Smyrna stitch, a cross-stitch and a plus stitch (vertical and horizontal) to make a square. The stitch covers a larger area than a simple cross-stitch would. […]

2019-11-06 A Workbasket, photos of a sampler and of toy theaters, and an embroidered book cover

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 4007.02 – 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 […]

2019-08-28 A Workbasket, a simple cross-motif in embroidery, a knitting and crochet book for babies and children, and a small sketch.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML060 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 5 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Crocheted Baskets, Heart Panholders, Crocheted Pompon Hat. Quilting: Butterfly Chain Quilt. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current […]

2019-08-24 A Royal Society crochet book, a Workbasket, and a supplement of the Journal des Demoiselles

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-NK001 Royal Society Crochet Lessons – Vol. 1 No. 8 48 pages not counting cover. Explanation of basic stitches, many projects including complete co-ordinated curtain and bedspread sets, towels, slippers, and bathmat. Scans donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. I-YS011 Journal des Demoiselles – 1872 […]

2019-07-26 Workbasket, Royal Society Crochet Lessons, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   H-ML033 The Workbasket Volume 3 No. 11 8 page booklet, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Wild Goose Chase. Crochet: 6 different crocheted medaillions. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.   D-SW013 Royal Society Crochet Lessons […]