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Handcrafted paper hearts and flowers to decorate a wedding party. Suggestions for use include bridal bouquet, placecards, a centerpiece, napkin rings, cake decorations, a headdress and ringbearer's pillow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1987 (v.65#6) pg. 70, 123

Commemorate a special occasion as your great-grandmother did, by sewing a Victorian momento, in this case, an adaptation of a 19th century wedding token.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #86 Apr 1982 (v.8#2) pg. 44

Soft sculpture bridal memory box is made from satin and lace.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #99 Jun 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 50

Getting started making wedding cakes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1981 (v.12#5) pg. 29

Satin "Porte Monnaie" or money bag for wedding gifts is sewn from tulle-covered satin and embellished with lace roses. A Bride's Bag of satin is accented with tiny lace daisies and seed pearls. Both have drawstring tops.
HANDMADE 3/1986 pg. 14, 23

Soft-sculpture bride, groom and bridesmaid dolls.
HANDMADE 3/1986 pg. 17, 27

Wedding cake decoration. A china bell in an arch of lillies of the valley.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 116, 131

Bride, groom and bridemaids dolls are made from wooden clothespins and pipecleaners and dressed in cloth, ribbons and lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 82

Five suggestions for wedding or shower gift wrappings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 83

Crocheted ring bearer's pillow, prayer book cover, handkerchief, garter, jewelry bag and tiny flower earrings for a bride.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 84, 116, 117, 122

Anniversary gifts to make for 1st through 5th, 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries. (1) Paper scherenschnitte heart painted with lovebirds celebrates "To have and to hold" vow. (2) Machine-applique placemat in a heart-in-hand folk motif. (3) Flower-basket plaque personalized with a couple's name in precut wooden letters is trimmed with silk flowers. (4) Address book cover with a tulip motif is made from suedelike fabric. (5) Painted wooden trivet with a geese-and-heart motif. (6) Picture frame is decorated with tiny silk flowers and sprayed with silver metallic paint. (7) Golden Anniversary sampler has the couple's names and wedding date cross-stitched inside an outline of hearts and flowers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1987 (v.32#1) pg. 80, 8, 12, 16, 98, 99

Decorations for a wedding shower. Two 17" tall soft-sculpture dolls, a bride and maid of honor, are used for centerpieces. Tiny boxes for each guest have bridal dolls on top. A basket is trimmed with flowery designs from party napkins.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1987 (v.32#1) pg. 86, 66, 96

Wedding cake. Three-tiered pound cake balanced atop white columns has a smooth look with rolled fondant icing draped over each layer. Ridged shells and delicate vines are piped around each layer. Glucose-based "dough" creates porcelain-look blooms. A gum-paste bouquet displayed in a china teacup accents the cake.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 83, 84, 85

Bridal bandbox is covered with damask and trimmed with lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 58, 84

Love-bird motif and instructions for etching a pair of champagne flutes and bottle for a bride and groom.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 59, 84

Tiny drawstring bag in satin and lace and embroidered with a floral motif is designed to hold wedding-day rice.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 59, 79, 78

A handwoven wedding chuppa, the canopy under which a Jewish bride and groom stand during the wedding ceremony.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #28 Spring 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 50

Lace-covered pocket is designed to be an elegant holder for a check given as a wedding gift.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1985 (v.50#8) pg. 34