Free Vintage Crazy Quilt Seam Decorations

Mary Haehnlen’s  A Book of Fancy Designs for Ornamenting Oriental Work (pdf file) was written in 1884. It’s a little gem that is a free ebook comes the Antique pattern Library. There are 20 pages of diagrams that illustrate stitch combinations for crazy quilting.  If you are new crazy quilting you may need …

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 …