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Photo and text show how to transform a plain bedspread by hooking yarn into a design. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 40

Eye-catching coverlet is made from twelve alternating strips of fabric run vertically.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1972 (v.50#9) pg. 94

Photos and instructions on how to make curtains, bed coverlets, slip cover for a chair, and tablecloths from sheets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 96

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

Craft projects from castoffs include making a patchwork coverlet from old scarves.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 55, 102

Easy and economical "quick change" decorating ideas include (1) making a bedspread and dust ruffle from grey flannel and (2) making curtains, pillow sham, dust ruffle, and table skirt from sheets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 46

Fake fur throw is backed and bordered with satin.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 55

Projects to make with your sewing machine. How to sew a daybed cover.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1977 (v.55#3) pg. 98, 140

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

Eyelet coverlet. High-style bedcover consists of 168 prestuffed eyelet blocks backed with six different colors of fabric which are zigzag-stitched together. Est. cost: $91.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 37, 46

Fan coverlet. Line up colorful pieced fans in rows on a black coverlet. Dimensions: 71"x77". Est. cost: $69.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 75, 132

Easy coverlet is made by machine-piecing three-panel squares and tieing instead of quilting. Est. cost: $65.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 80, 161

How to display your Boy Scout patch collection by sewing them onto a blanket. Use it on your bed or cut a hole in the blanket for use as a poncho.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1973 (v.63#4) pg. 24

How to make a quilted spread and matching pillow shams from sheets.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 1 1978 (v.91#3) pg. 87, 165

How to turn a bed into an elegant canopied one using mover's pads for canopy, dust ruffle, coverlet and pillow shams.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 137, 152

Erica Wilson's Needlelace Heirloom Bedspread. Interlocking hexagons are worked in knotted stitching.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 20 1978 (v.91#13) pg. 146, 186

Four easy-to-sew summer bedspreads and matching pillow shams.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 17 1979 (v.92#10) pg. 92, 116

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

Lace trimmed bedroom spread, dust ruffle, and curtains to sew.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 78, 123

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

Easy no-sew appliques. (1) Bench cushion. (2) Tablecloth. (3) Pillows. (4) Wall hanging. (5) Coverlet. (6) Headboard. All feature large floral patterns.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 10 1983 (v.96#7) pg. 88, 132

Crafts from scrap fabric. Wool coverlet & matching pillow, patchwork divider screen, table runner, fruit-shape pillows, wall hangings, baby blanket, chair cushions, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 8 1984 (v.97#7) pg. 104, 120

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

Pieced-coverlet has squares with a variety of tucks.
HANDMADE Summer 1982 (v.2#2) pg. 36

Coverlet care. Tips on caring for 19th century coverlets.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1985 (v.6#4) pg. 61

Feminine bedroom ensemble designed around the J.P. Stevens' "Corsage" patterned sheets. Includes a coverlet, pillow sham, curtains and tablecloth. Filet crochet accents are used for a table cover, curtain tiebacks, a lampshade cover and in bands on the coverlet and sham. A circular throw pillow is needlepointed to replicate the corsage of roses and ribbons.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 46, 76, 81

Colorful yo-yo coverlet (46"x58") is formed by joining together over 400 colored circles of cloth.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1990 (v.35#4) pg. 56, 96

Convert your worn-out woolens into wool coverlets.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #84 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 90

Sew a queen-size bedspread and four coordinated pillows (quilted cylindrical, unquilted cylindrical, square, pillow with padded border).
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1984 (v.4#3) pg. 16, 33, 46

"Cathedral Window" coverlet. Squares of muslin are folded, joined and fitted with colored fabric squares that fit in diamond-shaped "windows" formed at the intersection of each pair of blocks. Accompanying article describes how to make a few squares to use as trim on a garment or other item.
QUILTING TODAY #22 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 62

How to make a bedspread from recycled bluejeans.
SUNSET May 1979 (v.162#5) pg. 136

"Cathedral Window" coverlet. Includes fabric guidelines for one measuring 84"x96". Intermediate skill level.
TRADITIONAL QUILTWORKS #8 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 29, 66

A bedspread, pillow sham and dust ruffle to sew from purchased sheets and blankets.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 82, 110

Prizewinning afghans and coverlets. Photos of the 11 winning designs and instructions for making some of them.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 10 1981 (v.44#7) pg. 64

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