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 […]

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, […]

2020-05-11 New Publication: Ullstein’s Jumper-Buch

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see this new publication. K-SB002 Ullstein 5 – Das Jumper-Buch 40 pages including covers. From the Ullstein series on needlework, a book about sweaters, dresses, vests, hats etc.  for women and children. The pattern sheet is missing. Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

2019-09-09 Fundraising! Crocheted tablecloths, a Workbasket, and a Berlin woolwork corner design

FUNDRAISING NOW! – Goal: 6000 USD – So far 2456.02 – 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 […]

2019-08-26 A Workbasket, a Bernat knitting book, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML058 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 3 8 pages, 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Hot Dish Mats, round and oval, Needlepoint Panholders. Paperwork: Christmas card designs. Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current […]

2019-07-31 A Workbasket, Star Fashions 125, and chimney sweepers in filet

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-ML036 Aunt Martha’s Workbasket Volume 4 No. 3 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Household tips, quilting: The Breeches Quilt, wrapping packages and tying ribbons in bows, crochet: Directions for Crocheted Edges, sewing: making cushions from rag rugs, and more household tips. Scans donated […]

2019-07-07 New publication: Knit a V neck sleeveless sweater

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publication. J-OS001 Official Sweater Instructions approved by The Citizen’s Committee for the Army and Navy, Inc., of Minderva Service Knitting Worsted, for V Neck Sleeveless Sweater for the United States Army. “Keep the boys smiling”, “Knit a sweater now”. Very likely a wartime publication. It’s a single […]