A compilation of eight different German modelbucher dating from 1524-1556, with 200 unique plates.
- Schonsperger 1524 and 1529 editions
- Quentel 1529, 1532, and 1544 editions
- Egenolff 1535 edition
- Gulfferich 1553 edition
- Hoffman 1556 edition
The plates have been organized by type (freestyle, charted), and style elements, with duplicated plates noted, and when they were republished. Historical embroidered and woven pieces which use identical or similar patterns will inspire and guide you in your use of this book.