2024-02-16 New Publications: A crochet book for house decoration, a Workbasket, and four embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS O-OB001 Victorian beaded purse Antique purse beaded with a all-over tapestry pattern. Dimensions as given by seller: The handle chain measures about 20”. From the top of the handle to the bottom of the fringe is about 10 1/2” and it’s about 7” across. Color choices of the chart might not be completely […]

2024-02-09 New Publications: Hairpin Lace and crochet, a Workbasket, and three embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS J-PA038 Coats & Clark’s O.N.T. Book No. 303 – Modern Trends – Hairpin Lace – Crochet – Swedish Weaving 16 pages stapled booklet, First Edition 154-H-3744, copyright 1954. How to make basic hairpin lace, S-464 Hairpin Lace Draperies, S-465 Oblong Pillow (hairpin), S-466 Round Pillow (hairpin), S-467 Square Pillow (crochet), S-468 Hairpin Lace […]

2024-02-02 New Publications: Practical Drawn Thread, Needlecraft Tatting, and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS M-TH006 Berlin woolwork fragment – Single red flower Fragment of a Berlin woolwork pattern, handpainted on grey cardboard, cut out without including maker or number. Design of a single red flower, possibly a poppy. Image donated by an ebay seller who would prefer to be anonymous, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma. K-WK003 […]

2024-01-26 New Publications: The Kitten’s Garden of Verses, a miser purse, lessons in knotting for toddlers, and two embroidery patterns

NEW PUBLICATIONS I-WM007 Oliver Herford – The Kitten’s Garden of Verses Small hardcover bound book, containing childrens verses altered to apply to kittens. Dedicated to the authors Persian cat who was the model for the charming drawings accompanying the verses. Scans donated by Tamara Wijnsma, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. E-WM031 Petersons Magazine – Miser Purse […]

2024-01-05 New Publications: Doilies, Doilies and more doilies, an Embroiderers Alphabet mainly for research, and three embroidery patterns.

NEW PUBLICATIONS F-IS031 [Heinrich Kuehn] 14190 – Four deer Handpainted pattern on grey cardboard. Attributed to Heinrich Kuehn in Berlin based on the medals shown at the top. Four deer, two with horns and two without, in a landscape. Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman, edited and […]

2023-12-22 New Publications: Four cross-stitch patterns, one valance, three samplers, a beadwork booklet, a slipper toe and heel and a tapisserie chair seat

NEW PUBLICATIONS F-IS024 Heinrich Kuehn – Salmon flower border Single sheet, handpainted pattern from what was probably a leporello. Publisher likely either Heinrich Kuehn or their successor Vereinigte Stickmuster Verlag. The design is a wide border with green leaves and salmon pink colored flowers. Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother […]

2023-12-15 New Publications: Crocheted gifts, a round cross-stitch or tapisserie pattern, and a tape lace / soutache / applique design

NEW PUBLICATIONS J-PA276 Frances A. Harris – Clark’s O.N.T. Designs for Gifts Softcover stapled booklet, 24 pages including covers, dated 1920. Mostly small crocheted items. Some require additional sewing such as caps, yokes, and cozies.Charts for the filet crochet patterns. The patterns are Alphabets, Butterfly Cap and Yoke, Cleopatra Bedspread and Pillow Scarf, Cosmos Bedspread […]

2023-10-15 Eighteen new publications

NEW PUBLICATIONS N-YS008 N. Alexandre & Cie. – Album de Broderie Danubienne 54 Small leporello with cross-stitch patterns in three colors. One alphabet, several border designs, a corner design saying Eggs and another saying Chestnuts, and a dragon motif. Seven pages instead of the usual eight. Some errors in the charts have been corrected. Donated, […]