Antique Pattern Library Links
Various resources related to the library or that we thought you might find useful.
Resources used to build the library:
§ Copyright terms and the Public Domain --Summary from Cornell University on publications in the public domain.
§ Digital Imaging Tutorial --Another Great tutorial from Cornell on concepts for scanning documents.
§ Creative Commons --Flexible copyright licensing tools that we use to protect our book scans.
§ Scanning Guidelines --Information you should read before scanning a book for the library.
Useful information on antique threads and tools:
§ Fabrics.net website --Vintage Fabric and Thread Chart.
§ Vintage Crochet Hook Chart --Vintage hook sizes converted to metric.
§ Crochet Stitches Chart --Modern equivalents to old crochet terms.
Some Other places to download free antique patterns:
§ On-line Digital Archive of Books on Weaving and Related Topics--the digital archive of weaving, lace and textile material
§ Home Work --1891 Canadian needlework book
§ Vintage crochet patterns at about.com
§ Beeton's Book of Needlework --1880's British publication, ebook version at Project Gutenberg