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Madonna and child triptych are embroidered pieces fitted into standard picture frames. Patterns and instructions included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 77, 134

Make a "peacock" by combining embroidery and crocheted "pineapples". Instructions for making an oxford frame are also included. Est. cost: $9 and $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 110, 170

Southwestern motif bird picture to embroider.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1987 (v.65#12) pg. 47, 71

How to make an embroidered Christmas Bouquet picture. Instructions included, but not a pattern.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 32, 42

How to make an embroidered landscape that resembles a Grandma Moses painting.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 52, 72, 82

How to do free-needle machine stitchery. Patterns for two pictures, a house and a tree, included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1978 (v.9#4) pg. 74, 40

Quilt and embroider a Ginger Jar picture.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1981 (v.12#1) pg. 70

An eighteenth-century pastoral scene worked in crewel embroidery. Features a horse and rider, church, trees, pond, etc. Pattern diagram must be requested.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1995 (v.26#1) pg. 36
Added Info EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1995 (v.26#3) pg. 3

Embroidered picture features a large basket of flowers.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 17 1981 (v.94#4) pg. 98

Ring of ribbon embroidery on lush black velvet makes a pretty picture.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1981 (v.193#5) pg. 168, 276

Embroidered tapestries. (1) Jungle scene. (2) Boy on a swing.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 36, 54

Pattern and instructions for embroidering Eric Sloane's "Spring House" painting. Needlepoint version chart can be ordered.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 98, 192

Three blackwork pictures to embroider. An old-fashioned house and two room pictures.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 124

Embroidered, beaded floral pictures in two designs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 136, 184

"Fantasy Flowers" picture by Nancy Dussault. Can also be worked in applique, needlepoint or latchhook.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 64, 121

Seascape and landscape crewel pictures. Patterns included.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1978 (v.23#3) pg. 164, 212

Embroidered swan picture and mat of embroidered white moire.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1981 (v.26#1) pg. 72, 147

Bouquet of flowers picture to work in either needlepoint or crewel embroidery.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 34, 71, 18

Pair of goldfinches in a circle of flowers pictures to embroider. Also includes cases for embroidery scissors and needles to be stitched with goldfinch motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 36, 84

Four Seasons crewel embroidered pictures. (1) Dogwood for spring, (2) Magnolia for summer, (3) Sweetgum Tree for fall, and (4) American Holly for winter.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1981 (v.26#4) pg. 72, 130

Simple crewel picture called "Quilting Bee" shows a circle of seven women working on a quilt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 65, 111

Make combination punch needle and embroidery wall plaques of six different fruits.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 62, 104

Crewel picture of a black cat sitting among yellow daffodils.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.27#4) pg. 76, 125

Pictures of vegetables (tomato, carrot, beans, green pepper, and corn) are worked in crewel on linen and framed with macrame cord.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1983 (v.28#4) pg. 82, 109

"Home sweet home" and four-way flowers take on a country look when framed or inserted in a tray. Worked in lace net darning technique.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1984 (v.29#6) pg. 56, 57, 74

Floral net darning. Includes instructions for a curtain panel, a hoop-framed flower basket picture, and a heart-shaped pillow with a tulip design.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 78, 54

Country design candlewick pictures using French knots on lame' looks like punched-tin work.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 90, 20

"Bouquet of flowers" picture is worked in pulled-thread embroidery.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 52, 72

"Sweet Dreams" picture for baby's room is stitched on net.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 55, 71

Two crewel country pictures: cat in a basket with marigolds and a chicken with pumpkin. Each measures about 18"x14".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1985 (v.30#4) pg. 74, 94

Crewelwork picture, 11"x5", of St.Nicholas carrying a bag of oranges, sack of toys and Christmas tree.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1985 (v.30#5) pg. 76, 113

Circular picture, 14" in diameter, shows children dancing around a Maypole.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 48, 86

Two "Keilstrup Kids" embroidered pictures. Summer season shows the Kids on a carousel. Autumn season shows them picking apples.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1986 (v.31#4) pg. 66, 90

"Keilstrup Kids" embroidery for winter shows the kids trimming a Yule tree.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1986 (v.31#5) pg. 83, 99

Traditional blue and white crewel embroidered items re-create pieces from Colonial Deerfield Village. (1) Crown-plate picture 11" in diameter. (2) Oval insert in a thistle motif for the top of a jewel box. (3) Circular insert for a small trinket box. (4) Insert for a hand mirror in a bird-of-paradise motif. (5) Lace-edged tea cozy in a peacock motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1987 (v.32#1) pg. 72, 95

Floral designs are stitched on tulle, backed with felt and framed with lace-trimmed embroidery hoops.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1987 (v.32#2) pg. 63, 85

Oval picture of lovebirds sharing a cluster of ripe berries is worked in crewel.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1987 (v.32#4) pg. 70, 86

"Rocking horse" crib quilt and matching picture. Embroidered rocking horse is accented with lace appliques. Quilt measures 41"x58". Circular picture is 12" in diameter.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 70, 58

Crewel picture of fresh-cut peonies in a fishbowl vase.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 43, 80

"Mousie Muffin" crewel picture.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 47, 70

Needlework pictures recreate four McCalls Needlework magazine covers of the 1930s and 1940s. (1) "Cottage Door" and (2) "English Country Garden" are worked in crewel. (3) "Floral bouquet" and (4)"Deer and Faun" are charted for counted cross-stitch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep 1988 (v.33#6) pg. 44, 69, 72, 81, 90

Brazilian embroidery (Varicor) is used to create a picture of a Royal Mum plant and a Christmas Oval (incorporating poinsettias, holly, pine boughs, and a pine cone).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1990 (v.35#5) pg. 72, 101

Woodland bunny crewel-embroidered picture.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1982 (v.2#2) pg. 18, 28, 47

Embroider wedgewood roses or pansies with cameo-like relief.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1984 (v.4#3) pg. 18, 27, 48

Embroider the oriental design "plum blossoms of hope" or "peaches of immortality".
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 39, 37, 50

Thread painting. How to embroider decorative pictures on the sewing machine.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1985 (v.5#3) pg. 5

A introduction to textured stitchery. Includes patterns for two pictures: (1) Panda dreams and (2) Swinging on a star.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1980 (v.3#4) pg. 4, 40

Stumpwork Angel picture.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 19

Six fabric wall hangings or pictures. (1) Cats on a sofa, (2) Victorian exterior, (3) Victorian interior, (4) Folk art girl with cat needlepoint, (5) Photo wall hanging, and (6) Crazy quilt wall hanging.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1983 (v.6#1) pg. 8, 40, 21+

Dot-to-dot hoop with "snowflake" stitching on polka dot background.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 13, 42

Embroider two sporting penguins wall hangings. They show a penguin catching and then cooking a fish.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 13, 31, 46

Embroider "Walk in love" on perforated paper.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.8#1) pg. 53

Make the "blue onion" embroidery hoop picture.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 36, 43

"Hog Wild Over You" picture in an oval framing hoop has an appliqued pig shape outlined with running stitch. Letters of the message are cross-stitched. Picture is edged with lace.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1986 (v.9#1) pg. 16, 33, 47

Two bunny-face pictures are worked in short-pile punchneedle and mounted on straw mats, which are rimmed with ribbon and daisy trim.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1986 (v.9#2) pg. 17, 31, 46

Quilted and crewelwork picture of a woman jogging over the hills out from a town.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1986 (v.9#3) pg. 15, 35, 42

Embroidered picture of satin stitch roses surrounded by a grid of French-knot buds and daisy petals within a double row of scallops.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1986 (v.9#3) pg. 37, 28, 47

"Elizabeth," a picture of a girl holding an embroidery hoop, is an adaptation of 17th century stumpwork, a form of raised embroidery. Small figure (4.5" tall) is stitched, cut out and applied to a ground fabric. Textured embroidery stitches are added to the ground to frame the figure.
NEEDLEPOINT PLUS #98 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.17#2) pg. 9

Yarn flower pictures to embroider on burlap using giant satin stitches. Instructions for a 24" square picture, an 18"x39" picture and two pillows.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 18, 106

Picture of a mill and a covered bridge to be embroidered.
WORKBASKET Jun 1979 (v.44#9) pg. 24

Make a hoop picture ("A daughter is someone special") consisting of hand appliques and embroidery.
WORKBASKET Mar 1984 (v.49#5) pg. 18

"Summer Fields" and "Summer Lake" pictures to embroider. For experienced needleworkers.
WORKBASKET Apr 1988 (v.53#6) pg. 20