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 […]

2020-02-11 Aunt Ellen’s How To Book on Needlework

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-AK001 Aunt Ellen’s How To Book on Needlework for readers of The Workbasket 64 pages including covers. A guide for beginners and reference for experienced needleworkers, explaining the basics of crochet (including left-handed crocheting), hairpin lace, knitting, tatting, netting, embroidery, smocking, huck weaving, needlepoint, rug making, hemstitching, […]