Thursday, June 18, 2009

Vintage Needlework Books Online-A Treatise on Embroidery

From A Treatise on Embroidery, Crochet and Knitting, 1899, Anna Grayson Ford, editor. In addition to instructions and patterns for knitting, embroidery, crochet and Maltese work (hairpin crochet), there are a dozen beautiful color plates of different floral embroidery patterns. The four-part PDF is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike license and can be downloaded free from the Antique Pattern Library website (click on Catalog and scroll down. Books are in alphabetical order by author/editor).

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