2019-09-02 Fundraising! Today, 40 USD and a Workbasket, a knitting leaflet and an embroidery pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! — Goal: 6000 USD — So far 559.60 — 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 […]

2019-09-01 Fundraising! A Workbasket, a German book showcasing craft work, and an embroidery pattern.

FUNDRAISING NOW! 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 donations tax-deductible, depending on where you live and on […]

2019-08-29 A book about ornament design, a Workbasket, and an embroidery leporello.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. H-RD007 Bogtman – Methodisch ontwerpen van ornament. From simple shapes to extremely involved ornaments. Construction, deformation, detailing, enlarging, shaping and placing all kinds of motifs. The style is very pre-WW2. Donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. H-ML060 The Workbasket Volume 6 No. 6 8 […]

2019-08-25 Dickens’ American Notes, a Workbasket, and a plushwork rose

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. J-FW001 Dickens – American Notes / Pictures from Italy Illustrations from the Household Edition of two Charles Dickens’ travelogues, excellent for theater and costume research. These two were completed 1842 and 1846, respectively. From the collection of Frans Wijnsma, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Judith Adele […]

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 […]

2019-08-23 A filet doily, a Workbasket, and an Italian cross-stitch book

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   I-LZ003 Corner design nr 3 Quarter pattern of a flower design, hand-inked on semitransparant paper. Most likely intended for a lace edging around a doily. The center is diamond shaped, the doily itself would be nearly square. From the collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig. […]

2019-08-20 An illustrated Rubayiat, a Workbasket, a filet book, and an embroidery pattern.

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications.   J-RA001 Goeggingen publicity leaflets #25 and 27 A combination of motifs on two Goeggingen publicity leaflets. The motifs were spread across these two, some half on one and half on the other. Some rearrangement has been done. No permission to show the original images. Charted by […]

2019-08-19 A Workbasket, a pattern for an embroidered slipper, and Winifred Worth’s Crochet and Tatting Designs I

NEW PUBLICATIONS Go to https://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org to see the new publications. I-SG006 The Workbasket Volume 5 No. 8 8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Quilting: Hexagon Bouquet Quilt. Rickrack Snood. Crochet: Medallion Scans donated by Sheron Goldin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder. G-SB002 EDM Oriental […]