The Process of Making Vintage Embroidery Patterns Usable

Vintage ecclesiastical embroidery patterns, mostly 100+ years old, delicate on aged paper. Fragile and creased, the paper poses challenges for fabric transfer; the slightest touch risks damage. Despite their impracticality in original condition, efforts are made to add new life. The best solution involves creating clean versions through scanning the original design, though it’s a challenging process.