This week I stumbled on an awesome website through another craft pattern blog post. It has HUNDREDS of old craft patterns for knitting, crocheting, tatting, quilting, cross stitch, embroidery, and the list goes on……
It’s the Antique Pattern Library compiled by New Media Arts, Inc.
The booklets on this website contain antique patterns, some published as early as the 1800s, with links to download the complete booklet in .pdf form (for free)! I have loved looking through some of these pattern books. I think it’s fascinating to see the old styles and fashions, as well as the cover artwork.
How awesome is this Irish crochet coat from this booklet? Can you imagine wearing it as “everyday” clothing?
I hope you enjoy this trove of patterns – they will certainly keep you busy!