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This ongoing project is an effort to scan craft pattern publications that are in the public domain, to preserve them, so we can keep our craft heritages in our hands. Most of these scans have been graphically edited to make the images easier for craft workers to see, and to reduce file sizes. They are available, for free, to anyone who wants them, for educational, personal, artistic and other creative uses.

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James Lees & Sons (publ.)

Minerva - Stitches and Styles

Vol.-2

James Lees & Sons

48 pages not including covers. Knitted dresses, jackets, blouses, skirts. Children's clothes, men's cardigans.

From the collection of Iva Rose. Donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Autumn Fruits

Heinrich Kuehn in Berlin

Single sheet handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern, showing green leaves, two pears and four bunches of red berries.

Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Modern Handcraft (publ.)

The Workbasket Vol. 9 No. 6

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

Kansas City, Modern Handcraft, Inc.

8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: Crocheted baby set, Snowflake tablecloth. Quilting: Forget-me-not quilt, in two configurations. Text has less header and footer space, compared to earlier volumes.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.

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Cramer, Rie (ill.), Pijper, Willem (composer), W. de Haan (publ.)

Oudt Nederlandsche Minneliedjes

W. de Haan, Utrecht

24 pages, stapled. Part of a series of traditional songs in several languages, mainly interesting because Rie Cramer illustrated them. This one contains Dutch songs, with piano accompaniment by Willlem Pijper.

Scans donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Della Porta, Adele

Il Punto Filet, Album Quarto [4]

Insegnamento Pratico Illustrato

Casa Editrice Sonzogno, Milano, Via Pasquirolo, N. 14

36 pages, some joined to one. Filet and embroidery on net, photographed and charted. Curtains, tablecloths, baskets, bags, lampshades, pillow covers. Some religious patterns.

Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Minerva (publ.)

Karakurl Styles

Vol. 56

James Lees & Sons Co.

12 pages, stapled. Seven knitting patterns.12 pages, stapled. Seven knitting patterns.Karakul is probably named after a breed of sheep, of which the lambs have a very curly black wool. This book does not require the slaughter of innocents, just a pair of knitting needles and lots of Minerva wool.

From the collection of Iva Rose, donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Kuehn, Heinrich (publ.)

Rabbit

Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin

Small unnumbered single sheet, probably once part of a leporello. The design shows a single rabbit on a small green background.

Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, charted and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Modern Handcraft (publ.)

The Workbasket Vol. 9 No. 2

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

Kansas City, Modern Handcraft, Inc.

8 pages, 4 and 5 combined to one. Crocheted bunny toy or doorstep, quilt of many ties, crocheted plume necklace, crocheted spiral necklace, knitted chair set.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.

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Petit Echo de la Mode (publ.)

Fables de La Fontaine et Contes de Perrault

Contenant 48 carrés en broderie anglaise et 48 carre's en filet. Donnés en grandeur d'exécution. Avec de nombreux modeles pour l'utilisation de ces carrés

Societe Anonyme de Petit Echo de la Mode

100 pages, including covers. As the title says, 48 designs each in filet and openwork embroidery, with scenes of the La Fontaine fables and the fairy tales by Perrault.

Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Edith Wallach, Else Sonntag-Euers, Margarete Lang

Das Jumperbuch

Eine Anleitung zum Hakeln, Stricken und Filieren von Jumpern, Kleindern, Jacken, Mutzen usw. fur Damen und Kinder.

Verlag der Ullstein-Schnittmuster - Berlin SW68

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.

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James Lees & Sons Company (publ.)

Minerva Style Book

Volume 30

James Lees & Sons Company, New York City, Bridgeport, Penna.

48 pages, not including covers. Knitted and crocheted dresses, blouses, vests, collars, hats, purses. Very pre-war sleek and stylish.

From the collection of Iva Rose Reproductions, donated by Peggy April, scanned by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Kuehn, Heinrich (publ.)

Courting couple in pink and brown

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Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin - Vereinigte Stickmuster-Verlag, Berlin SW

Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern of a courting couple, dressed in pink (she) and brown (he), sitting on a bench outside. The design is rectangular, probably meant for the embroidery to be framed.

Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Kuehn, Heinrich (publ.)

Courting couple in purple and blue

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Heinrich Kuehn - Vereinigte Stickmuster-Verlag, Berlin SW

Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern of a courting couple, dressed in blue (she) and purple (he), sitting on a grassy verge outside. The design is rectangular, probably meant for the embroidery to be framed.

Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Girl herding a cow

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Single sheet, handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern. A girl in a red dress herding a grey cow. No background. Grid is 130x100, design 100x80.

Scan donated by Iva Innocenti, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Needlecraft Ltd. (publ.)

Mountmellick Embroidery

Full instructions for this delightful work in its traditional style.

Needlecraft Ltd., Manchester and London.

16 pages, including covers. Price 2D. No. 108, First Series. Page 3 to 7 show stitches, 8 to 12 individual motifs, 12 to 14 5 projects. Last item is a special type of knitted fringe used with Mountmellick embroidery.

Donated by Enzo Lima, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Modern Handcraft (publ.)

The Workbasket Vol. 9 No. 1

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

Kansas City, Modern Handcraft, Inc.

8 pages, 4 and 5 combined to one. Crochet: crocheted rugs. Quilting: Star of Victory quilt. Knitting: Skating set (cap and mittens).

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with kind permission of F+W Media, the current copyright holder.

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J.P. Coats (publ.)

Tablecloths and Bedspreads

Coats & Clark's Book No. 120

J.P. Coats, New York

36 pages, bedspreads and tablecloths, mostly crocheted, some knitted. Most are constructed of small squares, one is filet crochet.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Borner, Bruno (publ.)

Rose swag purse

17233

Bruno Borner in Berlin

Handpainted Berlin woolwork pattern for a purse, with rose swags at the top and a rounded-off bottom.

Scans donated by Jackie Isler, from the collection of her grandmother Helen Balmat Gorman.

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Cataloguers needed!

We badly need trained librarians or scholars in humanities, to help make our catalog useful and conforming to standards, and teach other volunteers how to do this. If you have some training in cataloguing, we'd be very glad for your help. As many or as few hours you would be willing to spend on it, it all would help. Contact Judith or Sytske via the groups.io/g/antiquepatternlibrary group, or send a mail to the info address above. Thank you!

Who we are

Antique Pattern Library is a project of New Media Arts, Inc., a nonprofit corporation tax exempt under IRC (501)(c)(3). EIN 27-2500171.
Your donations may be tax deductible, depending on your tax status and tax jurisdiction. Please consult a tax professional in your country. Click  HERE  to donate. Thank you!

Licensing

These works are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. To view a copy of this license, visit Creative Commons licenses or send a letter to Creative Commons, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.

Conditions of Use

By downloading the files, you are agreeing to the following conditions: The files are scans of books which are now in the public domain. Although the originals have no copyright, the scans are the works of the owners or scanners of the books and, as such, are copyrighted. The owners of the books give permission for you to download and use these file for educational and personal use. You are free to copy and distribute the scans, as electronic or hard copies, free of charge and to make derivative works under the following conditions:

  • You must attribute the borrowed elements to the original title and author of the publication

  • For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of these works

  • Any of these conditions can be waived if you get written permission from the copyright holder (the current owner of the original book)

  • You do not have permission to sell these copies in any format. You may give copies away, you may not sell them.

There is more information on the library at The Antique Pattern Library Yahoo Group. We use this Yahoo group to email newsletters when we add new books to the library, to post information about donating book scans, website space, or time to the project, and to help organize volunteers.

How You Can Help

Cash donations are always welcome, they pay for our website hosting and other library costs. If you have a book you would like to scan for the library, please see these guidelines (follow the link below). We are always looking for old craft books! We also need volunteers to do graphics editing and to help proofread our catalog listings. Please see the Yahoo Groups link below to find out where to volunteer. Thank you!

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