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Heart pillows are made from a bold print fabric and stuffed with polyester fiberfill. A ruffle can be sewn all around the outside edge.
APARTMENT LIFE Aug 1978 (v.10#8) pg. 50, 87

How to make pillows, a hassock and a bedspread that look like giant packages and envelopes. Patterns for stamps, labels, etc. included.
APARTMENT LIFE Sep 1978 (v.10#9) pg. 70

Things to make from classic dish towels. Instructions included for pillows, wall covering, roll-up shades, a child's dress and a tote bag.
APARTMENT LIFE Nov 1978 (v.10#11) pg. 88, 103

Famous Fella pillows. Patterns for Uncle Sam and Abe Lincoln pillows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1971 (v.49#9) pg. 70

Photo shows how to make fancy pillows and a wall-hung headboard by gluing rug yarn to fabric. Construction details included. Est cost: 20.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 75

Photos and instructions on how towels can be used to make pillows and chair cushions, along with an assortment of other items.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 94

Oversize pillows that look like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle are made from foam rubber covered with vinyl.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. 76, 148

How to make pillows of vinyl and foam that look like giant "Lifesaver" candies.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. 76, 145

How to make nautical signal (semaphore) pillows. Patterns are included for the letters A,F,N,O,U,W,Y and Z.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. 76, 145

Photo shows how to make a supergraphic wall treatment from four cushions whose covers are the design. Cushions hang from cuphooks on the wall when not in use for seating. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 45

Photo shows how to make a cushion that also serves as a chess or checker board. Est. cost: $16.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 74

Patterns and instructions for making a gingham dog and a calico cat that can be used as pillows or toys.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 55, 112

Pattern and instructions for making fancywork pillows by weaving a grid of satin ribbons.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1973 (v.51#12) pg. 61, 120

Ten projects that are made from ordinary household throwaways. (1) Pillows from old shirts, (2) hanging planters, (3) decorative glass bottles, (4) woven brown paper placemats, (5) rug crocheted from plastic wrappers, (6) rug braided from pantyhose, (7) pillow tops appliqued with lingerie trim, (8) canister set from coffee cans, (9) patchwork coverlet from old scarves, and (10) weaving with old neckties.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 52, 102

Photo shows a 24"x34" floor pillow made from rug scraps. Step-by-step instructions for making the pillow are included. Est. cost: $10.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 40, 84

How to make circular pillows with a gathered front.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1974 (v.52#8) pg. 52, 102

How to make square pillows with ruffles around the edges.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1974 (v.52#8) pg. 53, 102

Hugging pillows are two horse-like stuffed animals that are cut so the legs interlock in a hug.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 96, 136

Instructions for making a pillow from woven ribbons.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 97, 149

Photo shows 37"-square coffee table with storage underneath for eight 18" square pillows. Est. cost for table and pillows: $21.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 70

Photo shows how to cover a pillow without sewing, by folding the fabric around the pillow and securing it with ribbons or rubber bands.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 87

Patterns and instructions for making Mimbres pottery motif pillow-toys. Patterns included are for a turtle, a quail, an insect and an antelope.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1976 (v.54#11) pg. 108

Instructions and patterns for five confectionary pillows. Patterns are for (1) an ice cream cone, (2) a cupcake (3) a wedding cake, (4) a gingerbread boy and (5) a chocolate eclair.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 59

Projects to make with your sewing machine. Includes how to make ruffled pillows, pillows with gathered corners and a pillow with a crewel embroidery look.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1977 (v.55#3) pg. 98, 140

Photo and sketch show a group of geometric design floor pillows to make from polyurethane foam and fabric. Shapes form a 5-ft. square. Est. cost: $92.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 80

Photo shows how long-fringed mopheads can be added as trim to a purchased backrest pillow. Est. cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 114

Photo shows how to make colorful back cushions for a wall-mounted bench by sewing bright tea towels into pillow covers. Pillows hang from handrail mounted to the wall. Est. cost for bench and pillows: $63.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 126

A collection of Mother Goose storybook dolls, pillows and a quilt to make from printed fabric. Squared drawings and instructions for painting your own fabric are included. Nursery rhymes represented are: The Knave of Hearts, Old Mother Hubbard, The Muffin Man, The Farmer's Wife with Three Blind Mice, Mary and her Little Lamb, Wee Willie Winkie, Polly Put the Kettle On, A Ten O'Clock Scholar, Little Bo-Peep, and Tom Tom the Piper's Son. Pre-printed quilt squares and fabric doll kit can also be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1977 (v.55#11) pg. 130

How to choose a filler for quilts and coverlets, toys, pillows, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. G8 (180+)

How to make "portrait pillows" with cyanotype printing. The center panels on the face of the pillows are photographs printed on cotton. Cotton print fabric borders the photos to resemble a frame. Detailed instructions included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 92, 169

How to make a collection of pillows and a companion 3-panel screen from dime-store kerchiefs. Est. cost: $37.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 102

TV pillow looks like a portable TV. Picture design can be based on child's artwork. Estimated cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 93, 126

Pillows made from children's cowboy shirts.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 99, 162

Nosegay pillows. Circular ruffled pillows with eyelet and cloth flower nosegays in the center.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 100, 172

Rose basket pillow worked in velour and satin.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1982 (v.60#3) pg. 49, 118

Recycled-wool throw and pillows. Transform your out-of-fashion wool clothing into a warm five-foot-square throw and matching pillows. Est. cost: $82.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 39, 60

Giant floor pillow. Cover a three-foot-square piece of high-density foam in sturdy fabric. Est. cost: $43.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 70, 122

Fast bandanna pillows. Simply sew cotton bandannas together and fill with polyester fiberfill stuffing. Est. cost: $4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 72

Animal crafts projects. Pattern for fair isle cat, cross-stitch bear, patchwork pig, tapestry cow or crewel sheep are worked into pillows, stuffed toys, quilts, pictures, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1983 (v.61#9) pg. 99, 146

Oversized stuffed "fruit" pillows. Pattern for a banana and strawberry given. Est. cost: $19.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 74, 126

Lion backrest (pillow). Est. cost: $16.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 81, 143

Eight pages of tips for decorating with sheets. Includes instructions for: (1) chair seat covers, (2) table mats, (3) dressing table skirt, (4) wrap-and-tie pillow, (5) folding screen.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1987 (v.65#9) pg. 95, 158

Colorful throw pillows are stitched from dime-store bandannas. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 86, 104

Folk-art pillow in a heart shape, 10"x11", is sewn from several fabrics and trimmed with buttons. It is bordered with a pointed edging.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1989 (v.67#9) pg. 96, 113

How to make tie-on pillow slipcovers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1993 (v.71#1) pg. 90, 139

Piping hot pillows. Set off a plain pillow with pretty, easy-to-sew piping.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1994 (v.72#9) pg. 128

Four pillows to sew. (1) Striped pillow with a single button closure on the front. (2) Jute-trimmed bed pillow cover with end ties. (3) Mitered-stripe pillow, 24" square. (4) Striped denim pillow has a perpendicular band of stripes and a five-button closure.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1996 (v.74#8) pg. 96, 104

How to salvage sections of flat-woven rugs by incorporating them into pillows, footstool covers and a cornice.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1996 (v.74#11) pg. 30

No-sew pillow perk-ups. (1) Envelope pouch edge with ruffle. (2) Bolster pillow with appliques and ends tied with ribbon. (3) Bow-tie fastened with looped tassel. (3) Bolster with eyelet ruffle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1997 (v.75#6) pg. 54

Pillow play. Simple pillow covers to stitch from tea towels, hand towels, pillow cases, and easy-care fabrics.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1997 (v.75#8) pg. 30

Sew-simple pillows are made from cloth napkins and prebasted ruffled ribbon.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1998 (v.76#5) pg. 72

Throw-pillow covers are made from colorful napkins joined in several ways including ribbon ties, laced with cord, sewn with a back zipper and buttoned.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1999 (v.77#7) pg. 30

Living alfresco. Easy-to-make items for outdoor leisure. (1) Appliques and shell corner-weights to decorate a plain, purchased tablecloth. (2) Tie-on hammock cover. (3) Terry-cloth pillows with rickrack edging. (3) Hanging buckets, with painted bottoms, hold potted flowers. (4) Galvanized tub, painted in stripes, for use as a planter. (5) Flower box built from lumber and plywood fits the seat of an old outdoor chair. (6) Zippered pillows to soften outdoor seating.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1999 (v.77#7) pg. 171

Tip: Convert souvenir T-shirts into pillows.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1987 (v.77#11) pg. 10

Tip: Small scraps of fabric combined with foam flakes make a pillow filler.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1985 (v.4#1) pg. 39

Coming up roses. Lavender roses on coordinating fabrics create a bedroom ensemble consisting of a comforter (46"x79"), padded headboard and valance, and two styles of throw pillows.
CRAFTS Apr 1992 (v.15#4) pg. 80

Goldfish-shaped pillow. Tail and fins are made from gold mesh fabric. Lips and eye are appliqued in satin.
CRAFTS Jul 1992 (v.15#7) pg. 36, 41

Three ideas for restyling old pillows with fabric, ribbon, trims and a glue gun.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 50

Wire-edge ribbon with poinsettia motif is decorated with pearl and silver beads. Ribbon is tied as ornamentation around purchased pillows.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 34, 47

No-sew pillow cover uses fusible hem tape and cord lacing to join the front and back panels of printed fabric.
CRAFTS Mar 1997 (v.20#3) pg. 66

Spring rainbow pillow is fashioned from strips of mini-prints fabric.
CRAFTS Mar 1999 (v.22#2) pg. 26

Flower pot pillows with "button on" leaves and flowers.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #79 Feb 1981 (v.7#7) pg. 36

Decorate pillows by cutting the design in fabric, using a technique similar to old-fashioned paper cut-out designs, and then gluing the fabric to the pillow.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #86 Apr 1982 (v.8#2) pg. 24

How to make photographic prints on fabric. Use the fabric as pillow covers for a unique way to display your family pictures.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #86 Apr 1982 (v.8#2) pg. 40

Overstuffed fruit. Make large, stuffed, fabric representations of a strawberry, pumpkin and pear. Use as centerpieces and decorations.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #94 Aug 1983 (v.8#10) pg. 30

Play pillows for a child's bedroom. (1) Pizza pillow. (2) Sewer cover pillow. (3) Floor pillow.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jan-Feb 1991 (v.22#1) pg. 34, 75

How to make a king-size quilt and decorator pillows from handkerchiefs.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1975 (v.5#6) pg. 34

How to make a Dove Pillow for Valentine's Day.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1976 (v.6#4) pg. 30

An assortment of pillows you can make. (1) One with a king-sized initial, (2) patchwork pillows, (3) ruffled picture pillows and (4) a "tooth fairy" pillow in eyelet with a heart.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 33

Floor pillows with crochet-capped tassels.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 42

Fabric pillows have nostalgic line drawings for front panels.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1979 (v.10#8) pg. 77, 97

Lion and lamb pillows.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 8

Five huggable pillows made from felt and yarn pompons. (1) Mouse, (2) Bear, (3) Lion, (4) Worm-n-Apple, and (5) Clown.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 15 1978 (v.91#14) pg. 30

A collection of seven ruffled and ribboned pillows to make from dainty fabric trimmed with handkerchiefs, eyelet, velvet and satin ribbons, lace and smocking.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 13 1979 (v.92#4) pg. 44

Chintz floral pillows.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1979 (v.92#6) pg. 103, 144

Projects with muslin that is folded and stitched in rows. Instructions for cafe curtains, tie-on chair cushion, lampshade, tablecloth, book covers, a picture frame and throw pillows.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 15 1979 (v.92#7) pg. 26

Large raccoon pillow toy.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 89, 125

How to make a bench cushion and several shapes of matching throw pillows.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 13 1980 (v.93#7) pg. 111, 149

How to make a headboard, bedspread, throw pillows, and cafe curtains that are coordinated.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 13 1980 (v.93#7) pg. 112, 151

A double bed sized spread sewn from sixteen bandannas. Also includes bandanna triangle pillows.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 16 1980 (v.93#13) pg. 26

Pennant and football-shaped pillows.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 61, 108

Circus pillows sewn from placemats. Patterns for tiger, clown, and lion.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 66, 125

Erica Wilson's pop-in flowers. Two-piece flowers made by cutting, folding and gathering. Flowers can be joined to make a coverlet or added to pillows as decoration.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 105, 171

Twelve unusual pillows to applique, paint, knit, crochet, needlepoint, quilt, or embroider.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 112, 186

Drawstring throw-pillow covers.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 124, 165

Pillow talk. A variety of pillows to make and decorate with various sayings, such as "I'm a little lamb. Lead me astray", "The best things in life aren't free", etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 13 1981 (v.94#14) pg. 96

Stuffed calico pillows are shaped like a pig and a whale.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 99, 133

Pantyhose crafts. A collection of stuffed toys, dolls, and pillows to make from pantyhose.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 21 1983 (v.96#9) pg. 96, 123

Make 14"-square throw pillows from leftover fabric. Est. cost: $3.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 114, 178

Stuffed toy cat and kittens, and small heart-shaped pillows, are made from scraps of various fabric prints.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 13 1983 (v.96#13) pg. 113, 166

Quick and easy fabric Christmas gifts. Includes wine bottle cover, basket liner, pillow, towel, napkin, potholder, coaster, bibs, place mat, and apron.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1984 (v.97#17) pg. 26

Travel pillow designed to cradle the neck when the user is in an upright position is narrower in the center and wider at both ends. It has a knitted cover that can be removed for laundering and a loop handle on one end.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Jan-Feb 1997 (v.41#1) pg. 36

Whimsy Cat decorative pillow. Triangular body is appliqued with a circular face. Tail and paws are added at the bottom, while ears and yarn fur are sewn on top.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Mar-Apr 1997 (v.41#2) pg. 18

Lacy Victorian Lady pillow is sewn from fabric, lace and doilies.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 145, 232

Giant pencil pillows, each over 21" long.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1978 (v.187#5) pg. 188, 336

Three styles of mushroom-shaped pillows to sew.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1979 (v.188#3) pg. 165, 264

How to decorate with sheets. Includes instructions for making a harem pillow, bed curtains, square pillows, a dressing-table skirt and a shower curtain.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1979 (v.189#2) pg. 122, 222

Make a Victorian charm pillow.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1981 (v.193#2) pg. 132, 233

14" pillow is decorated with 50 seed pearls.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1982 (v.195#2) pg. 120, 217

9" square pillow made from an embroidered, lace-edged handkerchief.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1982 (v.195#2) pg. 120, 218

Lace-hankie pillow made from 11"-square handkerchief with wide lace border.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1982 (v.195#2) pg. 121, 220

Village of pillows. Separate pillows are each shaped like buildings.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1982 (v.195#5) pg. 197, 351

Sew a ruffled chintz pillow decorated with flowers and buds made from satin ribbon.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1985 (v.200#3) pg. 110, 298

Seventeen pillows. (1) Patio scene applique. (2) Grosgrain ribbons joined with machine embroidery. (3) Ruffled pillow with large ribbon bow. (4) Shirred squares with ribbon accents. (5) Teddy bears applique. (6) Felt maple leaf. (7) Tropical fish. (8) Victorian patchwork. (9) Ribbon quilting. (10) Friendship star quilt block. (11) Crazy-quilting. (12) Potpourri and lace ruffles. (13) White eyelet with brocade and ribbon roses trim. (14) Red, white and blue eight-point stars. (15) Counted cross-stitch: "I can't bear to sleep without you". (16) Patchwork pig. (17) Smocked gingham.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Apr 1985 (v.200#4) pg. 116, 248

Ladybug pillow made of felt.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1985 (v.201#5) pg. 158, 299

Braided accents for the home. Includes instructions for baskets, a round pillow edged with ruffles, two rugs (scalloped and heart-shaped), heart pockets to hang, a chair seat, heart-shaped placemat and coaster.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING May 1987 (v.204#5) pg. 194, 285

Four throw pillows, pillow shams, a coverlet and matching dust ruffle are made from linen dish towels with large checks.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1987 (v.205#1) pg. 126, 209

Four pillows that look like family treasures. (1) Quilted lilies pillow, (2) Square doily pillow, (3) Log-cabin patchwork pillow, (4) Claret-doily pillow.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1987 (v.205#2) pg. 124, 218

Decorate with romantic lace. Includes instructions for (1) lace cafe curtains, (2) a bow-patterned pillow, (3) a tablecloth festooned with rosettes, (4) petit-fleur pillow and matching table skirt, and (5) scalloped floor-length curtains.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jan 1988 (v.206#1) pg. 82, 159

Five easy, colorful ways to transform inexpensive square throw pillows into country collectibles. (1) No-sew fabric cover. (2) Heart and bunny motifs created with buttons. (3) Kitchen-linen covers. (4) Mementos fastened to the front. (5) Stencilling.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Oct 1995 (v.221#4) pg. 51

Two ruffled throw pillows, one oval and the other heart-shaped, are sewn from chintz and trimmed with lace.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 pg. 54, 132

Pillows in bloom. As assortment of 5 throw pillows decorated with flower motifs.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 110, 86

Heart shape pillows sewn from gingham or calico and decorated with lace edging. Made from 2 pieces of fabric which are cut into strips and "woven" together.
HANDMADE #11 Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 99, 61

How to knot fabric around pillows to cover them for instant redecorating.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 124

French hand sewing. A beginner's project of a boudoir pillow gives instructions for entredeux, lace insertion and edging, roll and whip, puffing, and French seaming.
HANDMADE #18 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 94

How to use cyanotype photo process dyeing to create Oriental patterns for use on (1) a three-panel folding screen, (2) pillows, and (3) a padded rug.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 78, 113

"Picture Pillows". Miniature pillows with plastic pockets for snapshots are trimmed with ruffels and rickrack.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 18, 141

Ruffled eyelet pillows to sew.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 76, 169

School bus fun pillow.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 125, 153

Jumbo "Animal Crackers". Stuffed toys or pillows sewn in a furry fabric. Patterns for bear, seal, elephant, hippo and lion furnished.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 72, 111

Two angel pillows sewn from felt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 131, 180

Five Heart-theme pillows to make. (1) Floral cross-stitch. (2) Soutache braid on satin hearts. (3) Cross-stitched hearts in a grid. (4)"Be Mine" applique. (5) Heart shape covered with "candy hearts".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1981 (v.26#1) pg. 98, 133, 144

Handkerchief case, dainty pillow and sachet holder made from dainty handkerchiefs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 30, 84

Giant pillow in the shape of an automobile (23" long) is the perfect seat for a child watching television.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 77, 109

People pillows. Pierre the artist, Marcel the gardener, Henri the chef, and Phillipe the handyman. Measure about 20" tall and come equipped with an apron and "tools".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 106, 123

Five pillows featuring a "basket of flowers" motif are worked in various techniques (cross-stitch, applique, etc.)
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 32

Pet pillows are decorated with three dimensional puppy or kitten.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1984 (v.29#2) pg. 52, 107

Mock cutwork. Create the look of cutwork with this brand-new technique. Designs are painted on, then outlined in chain stitch. Ideas included for pillows and padded picture frames.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1984 (v.29#3) pg. 32, 69

Make a pillow with a ruffle in the new lace net darning technique.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1984 (v.29#6) pg. 56, 74

Simple-to-make pillow has felt tulips glued in place and accented with a ribbon.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 60

Plaid pillows, 15" square, have ruffles around the edge.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1987 (v.32#1) pg. 70, 91

Bedroom accessories in cutwork banded by satin ribbons. (1) Three pillows edged with ruffles. (2) Curtains. (3) Table cover.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1987 (v.32#2) pg. 68, 83

Battenberg-lace projects with butterfly motifs. (1) Scalloped-edged pillow sham has a ring of lace butterflies at its center and single butterflies at each corner. (2) A 8"x13" boudoir pillow. (3) Lingerie bag with ribbon closures. (3) Nightgown with lace edging at the top and pleats falling from the openwork butterfly motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 64, 101, 102

Pretzel-shaped pillow is sewn from fabric with tiny dots that resemble "salt." Buttons fasten the stuffed tube into a pretzel shape.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Apr 1989 (v.12#2) pg. 26, 62

Pieces of the past. "Keepsake" pillows are made by laminating images from old storybooks, postcards, etc. onto fabric.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Jun 1989 (v.12#3) pg. 8

Softly padded, whimsical satin pillows in animal shapes. (1) Elephant. (2) Koala bear. (3) Cat.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1981 (v.1#3) pg. 15

Hand-felted pillows. Includes instructions for making the felt.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 10, 42

A pair of "kissing pillows". Soft-sculpture pillows, in the shape of a man's and woman's head and arms, are held together in an embrace with "Velcro".
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 39, 50, 31

Pillow pals. Soft, huggable bags that hold a pillow and still have room for toys or books. They have handles and straps so the child can take them on vacation, to the baby sitters, etc.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 38, 50, 32

Make a square-in-a-square heart stitched pillow.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 18, 28, 47

Make "fox", "mouse", and "cat" pillows.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 15, 28, 45

"Raggles," the art of tearing strips of fabric and sewing them to an item, creating a fringe-like embellishment. Includes diagram for making a lightweight woman's long-sleeved jacket with a drawstring bottom. Also includes suggestion for a pillowtop with "Raggles" applied along two diagonals.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1986 (v.6#1) pg. 6

A collection of pillows. (1) Pieced pillows made from cast-off neckties. (2) Painted peacock design on linen pillow with large corner tassels. (3) Two petit-point pillows. (4) Floral hooked design on wool fabric with fringe all around pillow edge. (5) Applique pillows with corner tassels. Patterns for families of joggers and bicyclists.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 10

Four soft-sculpture pillows. (1) A moon and star, (2) a cactus, (3) a radio, and (4) a tennis racquet and ball.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 12

"Stitcho-saurus" pillow, a fantasy dinosaur.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 12

Large and small Easter Egg pillows.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1979 (v.2#2) pg. 16, 47

Pillows to express your craft. Needlelace pillows.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1980 (v.3#4) pg. 13, 45

Chain stitch pillow in an ancient Islamic design.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1980 (v.3#4) pg. 14, 47

Three decorative animal face pillows for a child's room. (1) Lion. (2) Bear. (3) Dog.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 16

Bird design pillow worked in hairpin lace.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1982 (v.5#2) pg. 18, 52

Eight pillows to make using various needlecraft techniques.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1983 (v.6#3) pg. 18, 52

Recycle polyester knit remnants into rugs, seat covers, and pillows.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 18, 48

Make spaceship pillow and two star pillows.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. 16, 32, 47

Sew a "yo-yo" pattern pillow.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1984 (v.7#4) pg. 15, 31, 42

Make pillows decorated with photographs by printing on "Luminos Photo-Linen".
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1985 (v.13#12) pg. 12

Child's play pillow has four pockets that can hold small fabric dolls. Pockets are shaped like a car, a boat, a sleeping bag and a table-and-chair. Doll is fastened to the pillow with a string. Pattern included.
SUNSET Feb 1977 (v.158#2) pg. 108

Bedroom soft sculpture includes cloud pillows, a rainbow headboard, and a rainbow sleep mat that doubles as a wall hanging.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 156

Colorful three-pillow train.
SUNSET Dec 1980 (v.165#6) pg. 100

Sixteenth-century sewing technique called "flashing" is used to make pillows, a Yule stocking and a vest. Five layers of fabric are stitched together in a grid and then slashed through the top four layers. When the fabric is washed, the cut edges open like flower petals.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 118

Couture pillow projects that teach sewing techniques. Suggestions for planning and making patternmaking and instructions for ruffling, gathering, ruching, piping, making bias strips and pleating.
THREADS #28 Apr-May 1990 pg. 27
Added Info THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 4

Japanese cushions. How to stuff a pillow cover that is completely sewn together. Construction technique for a zabuton (sitting quilt).
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 36

The joys of French handsewing. A guide to hand stitches that preserve the drape of fine fabrics and delicate laces. Includes instructions for creating a heirloom pillow that combines delicate fabric and lace, and uses handsewing techniques of rolling and whipping edges, and gathering a puffing strip.
THREADS #45 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 62

Three great pillows use the contrast of translucent silk organza and textured linen and silk. (1) Square pillow has a pleated organza apron flap with tab and button. (2) Letter and envelope pillow (8"x13") with an inner pillow of silk covered with words handwritten in fine-point, permanent marker. This slips inside a silk organza cover constructed like an envelope with a two-button closure on the triangular flap. (3) Pinafore pillow (12"x21") of plain linen is accented with three 5" organza squares satin-stitched to the pillow front and accented with a button in each.
THREADS #76 Apr-May 1998 pg. 78

How to make a pillow from neckties using fish-scale construction.
THREADS #78 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 78

How to sew Turtle Sac floor pillows.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 24 1978 (v.41#9) pg. 115, 200

Square, heart-shaped and round pillows are sewn from gingham and trimmed with eyelet.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 94, 158

Cottage Cushions, foam rubber pillows covered with felt designs to look like houses.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 76, 122

Goofy girl and boy Valentine pillows.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 12 1980 (v.43#6) pg. 10, 102

Music-box crib pillow.
WOMAN'S DAY May 13 1980 (v.43#10) pg. 97, 159

Handkerchief quilt and matching pillow.
WOMAN'S DAY May 13 1980 (v.43#10) pg. 97, 159

Lace and ribbon-trimmed boudoir pillows.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 4 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 87, 141

Iron-on transfer patterns are colored in with felt-tipped markers, and then quilted, embroidered, padded, or beaded. Includes instructions for a pillow, wall hanging, and padded box.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 28 1981 (v.44#9) pg. 114

Satin-and-lace boudoir pillow and bedspread.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 79, 132

Charming country crafts. Pillow made from mesh dishcloths decorated with embroidery-floss weaving.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 24 1981 (v.45#3) pg. 93, 162

Crayon shaped pillows are 12" in diameter and 40" long.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 72, 105

Make pleated satin pillows. Both a square and roll style described.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 76, 125

Boudoir pillows decorated with foot-wide lace over contrasting acetate peau de soie.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 79, 143

Animal pillow fun. Bunny on square, pig and galloping horse are made from kitchen towels and stuffed.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 67, 173

Gingham Dog pillow or stuffed toy to sew.
WORKBASKET Feb 1979 (v.44#5) pg. 6

Butterfly shaped pillow to sew from felt.
WORKBASKET Aug 1979 (v.44#11) pg. 25

Fabric mouse is 16" long and 10" high and is sewn from velveteen and calico. Can be a toy or a pillow.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1979 (v.45#2) pg. 44

Pair of large floor pillows to make from fabric and trim with crocheted edging and fringe.
WORKBASKET Oct 1981 (v.47#1) pg. 26

Tip: Make accent pillows from decorative washcloths.
WORKBASKET Jan 1983 (v.48#3) pg. 19

Make a "clock" pillow with movable hands.
WORKBASKET Sep 1984 (v.49#10) pg. 30

Flange finished pillow sham is the easiest to make of all pillow covers.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1994 (v.59#4) pg. 8

Furry travel pillow for a child is shaped like a teddy bear head.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1995 (v.60#4) pg. 30