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Two pillows, made from black cotton or silk faille, are embroidered with flower basket designs. Bright silk and gold metalic threads are used for the embroidery.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 18, 69

Patterns for eight wild flowers: Black-eyed Susan, Gilia, Violet, Clover, Dandelion, Bachelor's Button, California Poppy, and Hepatica. Instructions included for incorporating them into an embroidered pillow, a needlepoint pillow, a machine-appliqued pillow, a crib-sized quilt, a quick point rug, a punch needle rug, a crewel throw and a needlepoint mirror frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1977 (v.55#2) pg. 64, 69, 185

Two woodland scene pillows to embroider.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1978 (v.56#2) pg. 44, 166

Ruffled, 16" round pillow is embroidered with a large initial in the center. Ruffle is eyelet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 128, 178

Cats for every project. Delightful assortment of cat designs that can be translated into quilt blocks, pillows, Christmas tree ornaments, a mantle stocking or a skirt for under a Christmas tree.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1979 (v.57#12) pg. 100, 176

Animal pillows are embroidered on unbleached muslin. Patterns for mouse, frog, and dog.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 98, 156

Pattern for an outline-stitch cupid pillow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1982 (v.60#1) pg. 44, 58

Autumn weed pillows. Embroider 18" block of linen with graceful weed designs (pussy willow, Queen Anne's lace, seedpods, cattails, wheat, dock). Est. cost: $19.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 39, 54

Convert a favorite embroidered tea-towel into a stuffed pillow in the shape of a cat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. M6

Embroidered butterfly is used to create a wall hanging or pillow. Est. cost: $4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 36, 56

Sew a pillow sham and embroider in a one stitch flower basket design.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 80, 86

Make a heart pillow, tablecloth and antimacassar set decorated with an embroidered one stitch flower basket design.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 81, 86, 88, 90

Embroider "country cottages" on pillows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 35, 158

Sew a machine embroidered pillow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 36, 164

Redwork pillows are embroidered with chicken motifs and edged with ruffles. Est. cost: $15 each.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 96, 101

Heart-shaped, Victorian-look pillow has dove motifs surrounded by elaborate vines embroidered on the front panel. Pillow is edged with a ruffle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1988 (v.66#9) pg. 112, 130

Embroidered teapot-motif pillow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 104, 108

Folk art chickens. Country hen pillows and tea cozy feature "feathers" outlined with embroidery.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1990 (v.68#1) pg. 107

Embroidered "Good Morning" pillow, cross-stitched pillow with Morning Glory wreath design and sheets trimmed with a Morning Glory cross-stitch border.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 103

Embroidered bluebird pillow (22"x17").
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1994 (v.72#3) pg. 104, 111, 116

Embroidered velvet pillows. Larger pillow (12" square) is embroidered with silk ribbon in a floral vine motif. Smaller pillow (3"x4") is embroidered with silk ribbon in a bed-of-roses motif. Can also be used as hanging sachet.
CRAFTS Jan 1998 (v.21#1) pg. 16

Mother's Love pillow (12"X12") has a front panel with "a garden of love grows in a mother's heart" embroidered on it, along with a heart outline and heart-shaped appliques of flowers on embroidered stems. Each heart has a small button in its center. The back and front border are sewn from checkered gingham.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 14, Insert

How to embroider with ribbons. Includes instructions for a lace and ribbon pillow.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #75 Jun 1980 (v.7#3) pg. 32

A look at the arts and crafts of Egypt. Pattern for an Egyptian cat included, along with instructions for making a tote bag with the cat appliqued on the front, and for making a pillow with the cat embroidered on it.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1977 (v.8#6) pg. 53

Pillows feature mirror-image bands of pattern on white background. Worked in Swedish darning on net and on Hardanger cloth.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.13#1) pg. 74

Pulled thread embroidered heart pillow.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1982 (v.13#4) pg. 40, 64

How to work pillow tops in knotted stitching.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 20 1978 (v.91#13) pg. 146, 189

Embroidered pillow patterns for Plumeria, Wood Rose, Hibiscus, and Orchid.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 5 1979 (v.92#8) pg. 89, 130

Souvenir pillow with a simple floral design is made to be signed by all those who attend a shower, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 26 1979 (v.92#9) pg. 74, 147

Swedish Weaving geometric embroidery done on three pillows. (1) Birdseye pattern. (2) Ripples pattern. (3) Lozenges pattern.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 17 1981 (v.94#4) pg. 98

Counted thread pillows. You embroider these designs by counting out the stitches, using the weave of the fabric as you would graph paper. Pattern for a heart and a star design.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 2 1983 (v.96#11) pg. 80, 124

Pillows feature embroidered violets and lavender done with a lazy daisy stitch.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 2 1983 (v.96#11) pg. 122, 128

Plaid tafetta-edged holiday pillow decorated with ruffles and ribbon and cross-stitched holly leaves.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1981 (v.193#5) pg. 166, 272

Flower-embroidered throw pillows and neck rolls are quick to make from small Chinese linens. Est. cost $7.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1984 (v.198#6) pg. 137, 196

Seaside scene pillow. Measures 11"x16". White linen is embroidered with a scene showing two girls digging in the sand.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1984 (v.199#2) pg. 146, 236

"Teddy bear on a carousel" comforter and matching pillow are embroidered on lace net.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jan 1985 (v.200#1) pg. 117, 164

Stitch a romantic pillow. Antique lettering ("Amor") and surrounding delicate designs are stitched on natural linen.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 pg. 108, 94

Baby quilt and pillows embroidered with ducks and butterflies.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 42, 58

Sewing an herb garden. Pillows and small sachet bags are decorated with shaded embroidery featuring chamomile, chive, sage and dill plants.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1990 (v.2#4) pg. 30
Added Info HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1990 (v.2#5) pg. 4

A Hardanger pillow embroidered in the Norwegian tradition.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 (v.10#2) pg. 66, 104

Pulled thread pillows worked in white matte cotton on large mesh canvas. Instructions for eyelet and satin-bar pillows furnished.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 62

Embroidered pillows in two designs, a rooster and a sun.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 86, 127

Tiny heart-shaped and circular pillows sewn from dainty embroidered handkerchief.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 110, 159

White pillow features an embroidered bunny with a pompon tail.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 73, 103

Simple moire pillow is subtly shaped and embroidered in the shape of a cat.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.27#4) pg. 76, 107

Chain stitch pillows decorated with large outline flowers in neat rows.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1983 (v.28#2) pg. 58, 80

Red pillow embroidered in white Algerian Eye stitch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 52, 71

An easy way to stitch elegant "needlepoint pillows" by making simple embroidery stitches on needlepoint canvas.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1984 (v.29#4) pg. 88, 109

Two pillows and a picture frame are decorated with floral patterns using ribbons and embroidery.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 92, 106

Three counted-dot embroidery pillows with ruffles.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 58, 88

Boudoir pillow, 12" square, has a butterfly and a peony embroidered in satin stitch. Pillow is edged with lace and fabric ruffles.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1986 (v.31#2) pg. 53, 79

Square pillow edged with lace has a rose embroidered on the front.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1987 (v.32#2) pg. 69, 91

A pair of pillows to work in Sorbello stitch. Designs include mounds of flowers and napping cats. Both pillows are edged with eyelet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 41, 68

Floral pillow becomes a sampler of Brazilian embroidery techniques. Seven panels of flowers demonstrate padded satin stitch, couching, Palestrina stitch, French knots, Bullion loop, Boucle bud, and the single and double cast-on stitches. For experienced stitchers only.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 52, 72

Square pillow is embroidered with a holly wreath motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1989 (v.34#6) pg. 63, 92

Embroider a "Bird in hand" pillow.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1984 (v.4#3) pg. 17, 32, 46

Embroider a rose motif pillow repeated four times.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1984 (v.4#3) pg. 17, 33, 47

Make a machine-embroidered pillow with a butterfly design.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1985 (v.5#3) pg. 18, 34, 47

Sea Horse and Angel Fish pillows detailed with outline stitch embroidery.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1979 (v.2#3) pg. 11, 46

An introduction to Huck Towel (Swedish) weaving. How to embroider huck toweling in a basic all-over pattern. Instructions for making a pillow included.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1979 (v.2#4) pg. 4, 38

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

Pillows to express your craft. Hawaiian pillow with shisha embroidery.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1980 (v.3#4) pg. 13, 46

Two pillow tops embroidered with traditional symbols of Guatemala's Santiago Atitlan Payas.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1980 (v.3#5) pg. 15, 46

An introduction to Deerfield embroidery. Includes instructions for making a pillow and embroidering the center of a doily.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1981 (v.4#1) pg. 4

Two designs for pillows worked in huck weaving on canvas.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1982 (v.5#2) pg. 19, 53

Arraiolos pillow worked in wool on an even-weave burlap backing.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1982 (v.5#3) pg. 9, 21, 41

Sew a "rabbits and hearts" huck fabric embroidered pillow.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.8#1) pg. 8, 28, 38

"Godey Bride Pillow" worked in blackwork technique.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 13, 32, 44

Square pillow (12"x12") has an iris motif embroidered in longstitch on the front panel. Pillow is edged with a ruffle and eyelet lace.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1986 (v.9#1) pg. 8, 22, 40

How to reproduce a young child's drawings into embroidery for a pillow front.
SUNSET Dec 1977 (v.159#6) pg. 120

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

Embroidered pillow covers use three simple stitches. Pattern includes a vase of flowers and a deer/bird motif.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 13 1983 (v.46#15) pg. 73, 130

Square pillow with multi-ruffled edge has a center panel of huck toweling fabric embroidered with a bunch of balloons.
WORKBASKET Aug 1985 (v.50#9) pg. 12

Pillow is embroidered in an all-over diamond motif using Swedish weaving (huckweaving).
WORKBASKET May 1990 (v.55#7) pg. 28