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xx   BED
xx   LINEN

Make a set of bed linens with Italian cutwork designs and pulled-thread borders. Stitches include Buttonhole, Overcast, Satin, Ladder hemstitch and Interlaced hemstitch.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 16, 65

How to make satin pillowcases decorated in the art deco manner with the profile of a girl with long flowing hair. Pattern included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 96, 136

Matching quilted coverlet and pillowcases in a stark, modern design of black, brown and white. Est. cost: $27.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 110, 162

Make "big dipper" pillowcases.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 72, 163

How to dress up a bedroom with fabric. Instructions for sewing a headboard canopy for a bed from sheet yardage and coordinated curtain valances.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1991 (v.69#1) pg. 65, 69

Bed curtains sewn from brown-and-white ticking are used to cloak a poster bed.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1994 (v.72#10) pg. 116, 122

Romantic bed canopies. (1) Canopy box is attached to the ceiling and has ruffled edging, side drapes and a back curtain. (2) Chintz and checked fabric panels for all four corners of the bed hang from corner brackets attached to the ceiling. (3) Campaign-style canopy has fabric panels that hang from pivoting rods mounted on the wall above the bed.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1997 (v.75#2) pg. 19

Two canopy dressings for any four-poster bed with a tester rail. (1) Lace panels and a tie-on floral valance. (2) Tailored canopy topper and side panels sewn from plaid and checked fabrics.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1997 (v.75#6) pg. 46

No-sew canopy for a bed. Yards of fabric and netting are hung from a hook in the ceiling.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1997 (v.75#11) pg. M10

Decorative bed caddy holds pajamas, magazines, books, tissues, and other items useful while in bed. Requires no sewing. Made from paper and ribbon.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #98 Apr 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 51

Stencil a fruit and floral motif onto sheer fabric to form the canopy for a four-poster bed.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.21#4) pg. 10

How to make a collection of matching linens. Includes instructions for making a blanket cover and matching pillowslips.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 68

How to make fabric pillowslips to match a blanket cover and other linen items.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 71

Bed hangings. Part 1. High-post beds.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1984 (v.15#3) pg. 46

Bed hangings. Part 2. Field beds.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1984 (v.15#4) pg. 49

How to make a set of eighteenth-century bed hangings (valances, tester cloth, head curtain, headcloth, foot curtain, counterpane, and base).
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1995 (v.26#3) pg. 35

Luxuries for the bed. (1) Yellow coverlet, pillow sham, mini-pillow and neckroll. (2) Satin pillowcases. (3) Decorated thermal blanket. (4) Eyelet and ribbon trimmed sheets & pillowcases.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 6 1982 (v.95#5) pg. 88, 138

Victorian pillow shams with a triple row of ruffles is made from channel-quilted fabric. Matching comforter also described.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 16 1982 (v.95#16) pg. 112, 148

Tuck-in bed pocket. Four cloth pockets are supported by a piece of fabric tucked in between the mattress and box springs.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 96, 144

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

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

Dust ruffle and matching pillow sham are made from chintz.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 pg. 54, 132

Linen and crocheted lace pillow coverlet and dustruffle. Edging is in filet crochet pattern.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 107, 87,

Make your own pillow shams with ruffled edges and an applique at the center.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 125

Floral embroidery design for bed linens is worked entirely in chain stitch and French knots.
HANDMADE 2/1986 pg. 39, 46

Tip: How to make fitted sheets from flat sheets.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 23

Pillowcase doll PJ bag. This pattern salvages your lovely hand-embroidered or tatted pillowcases by transforming them into beautiful and useful pajama bags.
INTERNATIONAL DOLL WORLD Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 26

Ava's greenhouse. How to use colorful floral sheets and pillowcases to decorate a studio apartment.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1978 (v.23#3) pg. 142, 205

How to make eyelet trimmed pillowshams.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 82, 167

A dust ruffle, pillow shams, tufted bed sheet quilt and matching curtains are sewn from printed bed sheets.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 106, 54

Floral design bedroom accessories to sew and stitch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1980 (v.25#2) pg. 48, 6, 10

Purchased bed linens are enhanced with sewn on lace trims.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1981 (v.26#1) pg. 91, 119

Crochet a king size rose filet pillow sham.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 14, 24, 45

How to make a fitted sheet and a pair of pillowcases from a king-sized flat sheet.
THREADS #37 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 20

How to make a duvet cover for a down comforter and a matching flanged pillow sham.
THREADS #41 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 30
Added Info THREADS #42 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 6

Trousseau treasures to make. Includes crocheted garter, table linens, memory album, peignoir set, bed linens, guest towels, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY May 18 1982 (v.45#10) pg. 82, 102

Make a satin pillowcase. Measures 20"x30".
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 85, 134