Category Archives: patterns and designs

Portfolio of Designs for Embroidery

The Antique Pattern Library strikes again: This is a free 1929 pamphlet by Joan Drew, which consists of a 1 page introduction and 16 pages of nothing but design outlines. The contents are mostly flowering plants and birds, in a … Continue reading

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Les Patrons-Modèles “Echo”, Les – Album No. 3 – Travaux de Dames

This is a free book from Paris, 1925. It’s another find in the Antique Pattern Library, and its focus is cutwork. Not that you have to do the designs in cutwork. I haven’t tried cutwork yet, but one of these … Continue reading

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