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Sleepy owl is made from pine cones, pods, acorns and a tree branch, secured to a burlap backing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1971 (v.49#8) pg. 20

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 tie-dyed supergraphic wall hanging from a king-sized sheet. Est. cost: $21.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 44

Instructions are given for making a shell and stitchery wall hanging.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 98

Photo shows how to create a folk-art yarn painting. Designs in 6" squares are mounted to a piece of plywood. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 89

Photo shows how to decorate a plain wall by hanging placemats on it.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1977 (v.55#1) pg. 68

How to turn yarn and fabric scraps into wall hangings. Scaled patterns and instructions included for two stichery paintings (Moon Flowers, and Blue Vase with Flowers).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1977 (v.55#5) pg. 84, 172

Photo and sketch show how to make a 24" square wall hanging of half-round molding fastened to plywood. The entire hanging is painted white. Est. cost: $14.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 121, 118

Photo shows how an old wedding gown can be turned into a wall hanging by mounting it to a piece of plywood covered with patchwork. Dress is then covered with clear acetate and the hanging is framed with ribbon. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 126

Tip shows how to hang a heavy decorative rug or carpet on a wall.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 45

Fire truck wall graphic is made from self-adhesive plastic, a wooden ladder, and a wooden shelf that looks like a running board. Accompanying floor pillows look like truck wheels. Est. cost: $38.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 85

Super-soft rug or wall hanging is an intertwined rainbow. Est. cost: $42.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 86, 160

Wood graphic. Quarter of a bull's eye with lines radiating to the edges of this 30"x39" graphic. Cut from 3/4" lumber with adjacent pieces stained to contrast. Est. cost: $26.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 92

Easy-sew banner features a heart with wings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 97, 154

Wooden wall hanging. 2x6 pieces of lath are stained with diluted dye and glued to a hardboard backing in a geometric pattern. Estimated cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 32

Fabric bouquet wall hanging. Fabric collage features a vase filled with flowers. Est. cost: $29.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 85, 134

Wall hanging and pillows for a boy's room feature a Chinese dragon kite motif. Est. cost: $20.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 87, 136

Prancing unicorn fabric wall hanging has a mane and tail made from crochet thread. Finished size: 53"x47". Est. cost: $23.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 87, 138

Farmhouse design fabric wall hanging. Dimensions: 26"x29". Est. cost: $19.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 64, 109

Sky-blue wall hanging. Stuffed fabric triptych features blue sky, white cloud and sun. Each section measures 2x2-ft. Est. cost: $21.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 68, 118

Wall-hung "hot air balloon" decoration. Small toys can be stored in the basket. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 75, 131, 134

Make a wooden wall hanging from pine in a flower and outdoor design. Est. cost: $23.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 105, 156

Make a muslin circus train wall hanging with attachable animals.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 39, 157

"Rainbow Teddy" wall hanging is made without sewing. Colorful felt and fake fur are tucked into cuts in plastic foam. Est. cost: $16.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 86, 174

Indian corn ladder wall hanging has colorful ears of corn as ladder rungs that are held in place by knotted twine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 66

Stars and Stripes hanging is made from a preprint fabric panel. A bunch of dried wheat is tied into a center bow.
CRAFTS Jul 1991 (v.14#7) pg. 28

Western dreamcatcher wall hanging features mock wool, beads and feathers.
CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 64

Make a macralap wall hanging.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #75 Jun 1980 (v.7#3) pg. 57

The yarn tree. A simple wall hanging.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #81 Jun 1981 (v.7#9) pg. 36

Wall hangings and pillows to sew and dye. Six projects in all.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #82 Aug 1981 (v.7#10) pg. 29

Basket of flowers wall hanging is made from fabric, paper and lace.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #87 Jun 1982 (v.8#3) pg. 32

Haitian summer. Part 1. Handmade, hand dyed paper brings out the "jungle rhythm" of this whimsical wall hanging.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #100 Aug 1984 (v.9#4) pg. 37

Haitian summer. Part 2.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #101 Oct 1984 (v.9#5) pg. 50

Tip: Make a large bow and sash from tapestry trim edged and backed with moire ribbon. Attach the bow to a wall and (optional) drape the sash behind a wall-hung picture or plate.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Nov-Dec 1989 (v.20#6) pg. 6

A look at contemporary fiber art, wall hangings and soft sculpture.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1974 (v.4#8) pg. 50

A look at the banners and wall hangings created by Becky Patterson. Instructions included for making "A time to laugh, a time to cry" banner.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1976 (v.6#6) pg. 56

How to make wall hangings from fabric and ribbon.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1976 (v.7#1) pg. 16

How to make three-dimensional yarn flower wall hangings by gluing yarn on a felt base. Pattern for "poppies" hanging included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1978 (v.9#2) pg. 40, 48

Kite-shaped wall banner is made from an unusual fabric, machine stitched in outline, and stuffed in selected areas.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 40

Geranium wall hanging. Burlap background with leaves and flowers made from rickrack.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1980 (v.11#5) pg. 9

Six different unicorn designs to incorporate into craft projects.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1981 (v.12#2) pg. 77

Basic garter stitch knitting projects. (1) Afghan. (2) Pillows. (3) Basket stiffened with plastic canvas. (4) Tumbler covers. (5) Wall hangings show basket of flowers and basket of fruit.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 90, 120

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

Tip shows how to make wall hangings from print fabrics stretched on a frame.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #186 Jan 1978 (v.28#1) pg. 18

Doily art wall hanging, 22"x24", is made from scraps of fabric and doilies.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 145, 232

"Teddies and hearts" wall hanging.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1985 (v.201#2) pg. 119, 237

Tip: Convert a wooden trunk salvaged from an old car into a work of wall art.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 46

Window panel or wall hanging using the Moorman inlay technique.
HANDWOVEN Jan 1982 (v.3#1) pg. 38, 87

Tips from a veteran fiber show juror on pillow finishing, hems, seams and wall hanging constructions.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1991 (v.12#3) pg. 30

"Horus" rug or wall hanging is created by sewing rug yarn into rows of looped fringe that are then sewn to a rug canvas.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 67, 103

"By the Sea" felt wall hanging, 23"x34", is a dockside scene.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 87, 16

How to use colorful floral sheets to make a wall hanging.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1978 (v.23#3) pg. 142, 205

"Down on the farm" wall hanging made from felt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 125, 150

Patterns for three things to make from net darning (cotton yarn woven through mesh). Includes an angel wall hanging.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 76, 26

Ribbon-weave "patchwork" wall hanging in "baby block" design, measures 24"x36".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 49, 74

Stars and stripes quilted holiday banner.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1981 (v.1#3) pg. 16

"I Love a Parade" quilt and patriotic eagle banner.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1982 (v.2#4) pg. 39, 34, 49

Versatile "Frog Bag" may be used as a wall hanging to hold toys, pajamas, or babies' things.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 52

Four seasons wall hanging. Four 16"-diameter circles of fabric have motifs which represent Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 15, 45, 25

Sew an "I love junk food" wall hanging.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 19, 35, 49

"Birds & Moon" pieced and quilted tapestry.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 14

Linen wall hanging is enlivened with brilliant flowers and areas of drawn threads in this "Flower Garden" hanging.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 17, 50

Six wall hangings, each worked in a different textile technique: (1) stuffed applique (2) crocheted banner (3) patchwork Russian horse blanket (4) Kansas star quilt block (5) quilted "stained glass" batik (6) felted seascape.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1980 (v.3#5) pg. 12, 43

Wall hangings for kids. (1) Child's name formed from people shapes. (2) Pencil tree. (3) Pair of camels. (4) Two circus elephants balancing a ball. (5) Pengiuns.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1981 (v.4#1) pg. 12

Sri Lanka market scene wall hanging.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1981 (v.4#2) pg. 11

An array of projects for baby and nursery. (1-3) Apple, Flowers and Yellow Things quilts. (4) Clown wall hanging. (5) Clown rattle doll. (6) Crocheted afghan. (7) Crocheted cap and booties. (8) Fair Isle sweater, cap and booties.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 38

Japanese-inspired needleart. (1) Pair of needlepoint floor pillows. (2) Kimono with black velvet obi embroidered with butterflies and flowers. (3) Iris 3-panel screen. (4) Fish Flag banner. (5) "Little Chrysanthemum" doll.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 10

Wall hanging depicts the tree house and four people in the poem "Zodds, Mr. Beekey, Balarkey, and Me". Pockets on the wall hanging hold the people and allow them to be removed for play.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1983 (v.6#2) pg. 17, 54, 34

Wall graphic incorporates the words "fish", "hunt", and "ski".
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 128

How to make Medieval banners with a heraldic type of design.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #44 Fall 1980 (v.11#4) pg. 47

Creating felted wool landscapes (wall hangings.)
SPIN-OFF Fall 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 22

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

Patchwork banners are quick to make with fabric scraps, and iron-on webbing.
SUNSET Dec 1981 (v.167#6) pg. 98

How to mount 4 fluorescent fixtures to the back of an area rug that has been mounted on a 52"x72" sheet of plywood. This will create both a wall hanging and indirect lighting. Est. cost: $53.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 1 1978 (v.41#7) pg. 84, 150

Stuffed Shirts. Witty sculptured pictures of a man, woman, and two kids. Shirts or blouses are stuffed and felt heads and hands are added to create characters that are then stitched to a rectangular backing for hanging.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 26 1979 (v.42#11) pg. 14, 132

Big art on a budget - Wall art. (1) Tri-color geometric. (2) Stenciled Calla lilies. (3) Nail-pattern lotus. (4) Taped skyline.
WOMAN'S DAY May 13 1980 (v.43#10) pg. 98, 136

No-sew decorating. Tips on making slipcovers, wall hangings, draperies, etc. with an iron and/or stapler, but without any sewing.
WOMAN'S DAY Jan 13 1981 (v.44#5) pg. 74

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

Oriental wall hanging is a piece of pretty wallpaper hung between dowels and trimmed with decorative cord and tassels.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 16 1981 (v.44#11) pg. 86, 156

Open heart wall accent, made from braided stripes of fabric.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 82, 134