A book of free patterns online

Here is another book of free patterns for hand embroiderers that I have found in the Antique pattern Library  I would like share the find and also provide some eye candy that hopefully temps some of my readers to investigate further. The Antique pattern library do provided some great resources for hand embroiderers online …

Ebook of blackwork patterns

Kim over at String or Nothing has generously released a book of free black work patterns titled  Ensamplario Atlantio: Being a Collection of Filling Patterns Suitable for Blackwork Embroidery. I know the title  sounds a mouthful, but there are some great traditional patterns in this ebook. This 40 page, Ebook of blackwork …

Encyclopedia of Needlework free online

The Encyclopedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont (1846-1890) is published online as a web site. The book hold 16 chapters that range across many areas of needlework. For anyone looking for pulled and drawn stitches there is a chapter on Single Cut Openwork and a chapter on Whitework which is useful. Under …