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Candlestick/napkin ring holder. Dual function napkin ring holder also doubles as a candlestick by removing a decorative brass finial.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Mar 1990 (v.4#3) pg. 31

Turning wooden napkin rings. A tapered mandrel holds the work on the lathe.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Mar-Apr 1988 (v.4#1) pg. 42
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1988 (v.4#2) pg. 6

How to turn napkin rings and wooden bracelets using faceplate and jam-chuck turning.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #58 Apr 1997 pg. 50
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #59 Jun 1997 pg. 10

Lacy napkin rings are made from plaster bandages, ribbon, rickrack and lace.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1971 (v.49#9) pg. 70

Pattern and instructions for making needlepoint napkin rings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 63, 121

Instructions for crocheting matching placemats and napkin rings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1974 (v.52#6) pg. 68, 102

Instructions for making embossed napkin rings from tooling aluminum.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1974 (v.52#6) pg. 69, 103

Braided placemats and matching napkin rings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1978 (v.56#12) pg. 80, 153

Wooden napkin rings shaped like a camel, an elephant, a giraffe, and a seal.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 101, 177

How to make a napkin ring, berry spoon and porringer out of pewter.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1983 (v.61#7) pg. 50, 76

Cane place mat and napkin ring set. Made from rattan cane seating material. Est. cost: $11 per set of 4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 75, 131

Watermelon-shaped napkin rings. Est. cost: $4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 38, 44

Star of David napkin rings made from pliable twigs of willow, alder, poplar, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1990 (v.68#12) pg. 147, 144

Faux verdigris painted charger plates, bowls and napkin rings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1991 (v.69#7) pg. 54, 62, 66

Wood turning napkin rings. Simple wooden rings (1" wide, 1.5" diameter) are decorated using a fluted parting tool.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1989 (v.12#6) pg. 14

Graceful napkin rings are turned from laminate wood using a shop-built expanding chuck.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1995 (v.19#1) pg. 53

Tropical fish needlepoint napkin rings.
CRAFTS Jun 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 74, 43

Watermellon motifs in plastic canvas needlepoint which are used as mug inserts and napkin rings.
CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 24, 39

Festive holiday napkins and napkin rings. (1) Christmas-tree shaped folded napkins. (2) Poinsettia napkin rings and holly napkin rings made of felt.
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 112, 67

Painted salad bowl, serving spoon and napkin rings begin as a terra-cotta saucer for a flower pot, a garden trowel, and a length of PVC pipe.
CRAFTS Jul 1995 (v.18#7) pg. 20

Personalize it with cross stitch. (1) Luggage tags. (2) Floral monogram napkin rings.
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 72, 51

Birdhouse napkin rings are made from salt dough, lightly painted and trimmed with bits of lace and fabric bows.
CRAFTS May 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 58, 41

"Posy" place setting. Flower shapes, cut from colorful poster board and laced together with yarn form pockets to hold picnic plates and utensils. Ladybug and bee shapes are stitched on plastic canvas for napkin rings.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 20, 39

"Strawberries and Jam" motifs to cross-stitch on premade kitchen accessories. (1) Potholder, (2) jar lid cover, (3) placemats, (4) napkin rings, (5) towel.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 53, 39

Summer ant picnic parade with "Carmen Mir-ant" and friends. Whimsical cross-stitched ant motifs to decorate a placemat, coaster, insulated can cooler and napkin ring. Motifs show ants drinking pop, and carrying off hot dogs, bananas and a slice of watermelon.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 36, 39

Honeycomb napkin rings are made from sheets of brown paper honeycomb and natural raffia.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 70, 47

Garden harvest party ware. Table decorations, place-cards, napkins and napkin rings with vegetable motifs. (1) Centerpiece is a wooden crate filled with vegetable prints mounted on craft sticks. (2) Place cards are made by printing names on cork sheet decorated with checkerboard squares, vegetable prints and raffia bows. Cork cards are mounted on craft sticks and inserted in small clay pots. (3) Vegetable-print fabric napkins are appliqued with seed packet motifs. (4) Napkin rings are made from mini twig wreaths and decorated with raffia bows and vegetable prints.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 22

Stenciled leaf placemat, napkin and napkin ring.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 26

Gold stitched mat for a centerpiece and matching napkin rings.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 94, 53

How to string beads on monofilament and knot the strings to make coasters, doilies, placemats and a napkin ring.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #71 Oct 1979 (v.6#11) pg. 32

Using a glue gun and 1/4" manila rope to make placemats, coasters, napkin rings and other objects.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #79 Feb 1981 (v.7#7) pg. 47

Set of napkin holders are appliqued with a fruit and floral design.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 29

How to make napkin rings that look like crewel work from cardboard tubes and yarn.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 101

Napkin rings made from the neck section of a dipper gourd.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 32, 75

Napkin ring made from a single sea shell.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1978 (v.9#6) pg. 67, 73

Napkin rings made from wheat.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1978 (v.9#9) pg. 68, 76

A small turkey and napkin rings to make of wheat weaving.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1978 (v.9#9) pg. 68, 76

Eight styles of napkin rings. Techniques used include crochet, macrame, beading, needlepoint, braiding, painting and felt applique.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 46

Soft sculpture turkey napkin rings.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1980 (v.11#9) pg. 66

Easter baskets, napkin rings and sock bunnies to make.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1981 (v.12#3) pg. 42

Embroidered angel napkin rings or tree ornaments are made from high-quality white felt.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1982 (v.13#9) pg. 32

Purchased wooden serving tray is decorated with a pierced and painted tin botton. Napking rings and a guest book cover are painted to match.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1991 (v.18#5) pg. 46, 37

A blackberry motif to paint on purchased Battenberg placemats. Complementary napkin rings are made from white cotton, lace trim and a small painted blackberry motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 58, 37

Bear-shaped wooden napkin rings are painted and trimmed with lace collars and bows.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1993 (v.20#2) pg. 60, 33

Accessories for a festive Christmas table or buffet. (1) Wooden holder for paper plates is painted with a Santa and sleigh motif. (2) Painted wooden Santa napkin rings. (3) Wooden holder for paper napkins painted with evergreen and reindeer motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1993 (v.20#6) pg. 62, 41

Ropecraft projects made from 1/4" manilla rope and hot melt glue include a napkin ring.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 42

Wooden napkin holder and a set of four napkin rings are made from dowels, a pine base and wooden drapery rod rings.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 124

One-stitch multicolor crochet. Instructions for making a circular 5-ft. diameter rug, round placemats and matching napkin rings, and plant baskets.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 9 1979 (v.92#14) pg. 16, 66

Tip: Make simple napkin rings and candle holders from wood by tracing around cookie cutters, cutting out, and drilling the appropriate size hole.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 100, 146

Tatted napkin ring with flower motif.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] May-Jun 1998 (v.42#3) pg. 40

Needlepoint holly napkin rings.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1980 (v.191#5) pg. 163, 294

Napkin rings, coasters and a hot pad are woven in warp-faced 2/2 twill and feature rows of sheep motifs.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.11#2) pg. 94, 84

Napkin rings to weave on an inkle loom.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1992 (v.13#2) pg. 18

A guide to wheat weaving. Includes instructions for weaving a mordiford (heart-shaped corn dolly), a woven napkin ring and a wreath.
HANDY ANDY Nov 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 64

Make napkin rings to grace your table. Five styles shown.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 46

Spiral-shaped napkin ring is made from scraps of acrylic plastic.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Sep 1979 (v.68#6) pg. 40

Sterling silver napkin rings. Design suggestions and silversmithing techniques.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1997 (v.51#9) pg. 91

Dainty flowered table cloth has delicate flowers appliqued in a center wreath and at the four corners. Also includes instructions for making shirred napkin rings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 60, 92, 10

Block pattern appliqued placemats, matching hostess aprons and snowflake napkin holders.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1981 (v.26#6) pg. 40, 104, 96

Muslin kitten pattern napkin holder. Use felt-tipped markers to draw kittens. Cut them out and stuff. Their tails hold the napkins.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.27#4) pg. 80, 107

Machine appliqued placemats, jar covers, napkin rings, coasters, biscuit caddy, apron, clock face, and a "Please come in" sign all feature a strawberry motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 54

Embroider a set of placemats with hemstitching and a "wild geese" counted-thread design. Includes matching monogrammed napkin rings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 64, 104

Drawn-thread table linen set in a cornflower design. Includes matching placemats, napkins and napkin rings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 53, 82, 76

Patchwork items in hearts-and-flowers design. (1) Heart-applique placemats. (2) Luncheon cloth, 34" square, with heart appliques on each corner. (3) Napkin rings. (4) Wall hanging, 30" square, has a large heart in the center and heart-scallop edging.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 90, 108, 105

Squirrel-shaped napkin rings made from felt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1987 (v.32#4) pg. 66

Butterfly-shaped accent in filet crochet tops a napkin ring.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan 1988 (v.33#1) pg. 42, 63

Decorate a wooden serving plate and wooden napkin ring with wooden cutouts representing southwestern motifs (boot, cactus, chili pepper).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1990 (v.35#3) pg. 64, 94

Metal tube makes ornamental rings.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #419 Apr 1963 (v.59) pg. 110

Ordinary table and chairs are transformed with a floor-length tableskirt and contrasting table topper, skirted slipcovers for straight chairs, a quick-sew lampshade and coordinated napkins and fabric napkin rings.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Oct 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 48, 38, 39

Cross-stitched Yule napkin rings have holiday sentiments, "Love", "Peace", "Joy", etc.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 13

Holiday napkin rings and placemat trims for Thanksgiving and Christmas. "Ribband" is embroidered with wheat or holly motif and a message. Napkin rings can be personalized. The "Ribband" is applied to purchased placemat.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 16, 37, 49

Easter napkin rings in chick and bunny shapes sewn from calico and stuffed.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1986 (v.6#2) pg. 18, 34, 45

Valentine napkin ring worked with acrylic yarn on plastic needlepoint canvas.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 37

An introduction to Hardanger embroidery. Includes instructions for the Kloster block, bar-weaving and the filet stitch. Also includes instructions for using the technique to make a placemat and napkin ring.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1979 (v.2#2) pg. 4

Four styles of crocheted napkin rings.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1979 (v.2#5) pg. 19

Tips on turning discarded garments with lovely fabrics into napkins. How to make napkin rings from bits of metallic fabrics.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1980 (v.3#2) pg. 8

Needlepoint accessories for kitchen and bath. (1) coasters, (2) hot mats, (3) napkin rings, (4) mirror frame, (5) towel ring, (6) tissue box cover, (7) round container with top.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 15

Wheat weaving. (1) Napkin ring. (2) Christmas tree ornaments.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1982 (v.5#5) pg. 9, 41

Feathered Star placemat and napkin ring feature a simplified version of a traditional quilting pattern.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1983 (v.6#6) pg. 8, 41, 23

Embroider a teneriffe set of placemats and napkin rings.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 15, 30, 45

Make country "kitty" napkin rings.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 19, 34, 54

Needlepoint coasters with a poinsettia motif and napkin rings with a yuletide motif.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1984 (v.7#6) pg. 12, 25, 27, 43

Make a counted cross-stitch Easter bread cloth and napkin rings. Features Urkrainian egg pattern decoration.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1985 (v.8#2) pg. 10, 34, 41

Filet crochet ensemble for the table. (1) Double-rose filet table runner. (2) Filet bread cloth. (3) Filet napkin rings.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1986 (v.9#2) pg. 8, 38, 40

Rabbit napkin rings are needlepointed on plastic canvas.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1986 (v.9#2) pg. 16, 21, 46

Thanksgiving napkin rings in the shape of turkeys are painted with non-firing stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #496 Nov 1990 (v.41#4) pg. 8

Make trinket boxes from napkin rings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1963 (v.119#6) pg. 169

Paper napkin rings double as place cards.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1966 (v.125#1) pg. 167

How to make attractive objects from coiled rope. Instructions for making placemats, candleholders and napkin rings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1979 (v.152#5) pg. 76

Wooden napkin rings in elegant shapes are made from pine moldings.
SUNSET Nov 1978 (v.161#5) pg. 177

Painted wooden napkin rings in simple geometric shapes.
SUNSET Dec 1989 (v.183#6) pg. 94

A collection of napkin ring ideas to make from cord, raffia, twigs, ribbon, leaves, grains, etc.
SUNSET Nov 1992 (v.189#5) pg. 190

The harvest tabletop. Three simple, elegant and easy ways to dress up a Thanksgiving table. (1) Table runner made from wheat stalks and rice paper. (2) Napkin rings made from tiny grapevine rings and decorated with cones, pods and leaves. (3) Squash candles.
SUNSET Nov 1996 (v.197#5) pg. 106

Four novel napkin rings are made from laminated wood in various shapes.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #2 Mar 1988 (v.1#2) pg. 20

Square napkin rings of clear acrylic between two layers of oak.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 110, 202

Christmas-theme napkin rings are needlepointed on plastic canvas.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 67, 164

Apple-shaped napkin rings are cut from wood scraps.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 15 1983 (v.47#3) pg. 126, 184

Centerpiece, wooden napkin rings covered with shells and stenciled plates showcase shells of different shapes and sizes.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 10 1984 (v.47#12) pg. 90, 134

How to do "paper" cross-stitch embroidery using perforated paper. Includes patterns for Christmas tree ornament, sampler, reindeer box, bookmark and napkin ring.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 94, 96

Place mat and napkin ring set are made from thin laminated wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #7 Oct 1985 (v.2#5) pg. 54

Exotic wood napkin rings are turned on a lathe using a tapered, softwood mandrel.
WOOD MAGAZINE #25 Oct 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 50

Novel wooden napkin rings are made from laminated stock in four shapes (round, square, hexagonal and rounded with a flat base).
WOOD MAGAZINE #43 Jun 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 12

How to turn napking rings from off cuts. Includes instructions for making drive and tailpiece holders to securely grip the hollow rings while working the outside.
WOODTURNING #49 Feb 1997 pg. 77

Turned wooden napkin rings made from small laminated blocks of three layers of various-color wood. Includes a band sawing jig to pre-cut the circular shape with some consistency.
WOODTURNING #66 Aug 1998 pg. 61

Santa and Christmas tree Yule napkin holders stitched from fabric scraps.
WORKBASKET Dec 1978 (v.44#3) pg. 47

Crocheted napkin ring and cozy-coaster for tea tumblers.
WORKBASKET Sep 1979 (v.44#12) pg. 21

Crochet placemats and matching napkin rings which feature a large diamond pattern.
WORKBASKET May 1984 (v.49#7) pg. 47

Trio of matching kitchen accessories worked in needlepoint on plastic canvas. (1) Wall-hung telephone organizer has pouches for pencils and notes and a place to affix a note pad. (2) Placemat with attached napkin ring. (3) Napkin holder.
WORKBASKET Jan 1986 (v.51#3) pg. 42

Santa Claus napkin ring is made from paper.
WORKBASKET Sep 1986 (v.51#10) pg. 78

Medallion crocheted placemat, coaster and matching napkin ring.
WORKBASKET Mar 1987 (v.52#5) pg. 28

Bunny and duck napkin rings made from felt.
WORKBASKET Apr 1987 (v.52#6) pg. 58

Cross-stitch fruit motifs for home-canned jams and jellies. Includes designs for blueberries, orange, apple, strawberry, raspberry, peach, grapes and cherries. Can be used for lid inserts, jar labels and napkin rings.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1989 (v.54#8) pg. 44

Wooden napkin ring is decorated like a bunny.
WORKBASKET Apr 1990 (v.55#6) pg. 62

Porcelain-look napkin rings. Silk rose and leaves, dipped into a porcelain setting agent, are painted and attached to a purchased porcelain napkin ring.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1991 (v.56#6) pg. 36

Turkey napkin or candle rings to needlepoint on plastic canvas.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1993 (v.59#1) pg. 52

Custom-made, hardwood napkin rings.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1965 (v.21#1) pg. 57

Wooden napkin rings are carved from scrap pieces of wood in the shape of various animals.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 24

Make these special lathe chucks to securely hold wooden napkin rings while turning the inside or outside.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 67

Three projects using technique of oval lathe turning. (1) Salt and pepper shakers. (2) Napkin ring. (3) Bud vase.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1986 (v.42#1) pg. 36

Dining table accessories feature geometric shapes and patterned inlay strips. (1) Napkin dispenser. (2) Triangular napkin rings. (3) Triangular salt and pepper shakers and caddy.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1992 (v.48#2) pg. 56