Free Downloads

Priscilla Publishing free downloads from the Library of Congress

The Young Ladies’ Journal Complete Guide to the Worktable (E. Harrison 1884)

Dozens of vintage European cross stitch and embroidery books

These aren’t specifically patterns, but the British Library has opened up millions of copyright-free images, many of them hundreds of years old.  Here’s a little sample from the Mechanical Curator to whet your appetite.

Image taken from page 73 of 'Letters from the Land of the Rising Sun.

Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has all kinds of great downloadables, not only the Rosicrucian Compendium linked above.

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