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Fabric tube frames are sewn from handkerchiefs (or fabric scraps) and stuffed with fiberfill.
APARTMENT LIFE Dec 1980 (v.12#12) pg. 86

How to trim an oval picture frame with lace.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1978 (v.56#12) pg. 88, 167

Easy-to-make fabric picture frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1981 (v.59#11) pg. F2

Use lace applique and watermarked taffeta to make a delightfully feminine sachet, pincushion, and picture frame. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 75, 131

Make a "peacock" by combining embroidery and crocheted "pineapples". Instructions for making an oxford frame are also included. Est. cost: $9 and $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 110, 170

Make easy to sew patchwork picture frames.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1985 (v.63#8) pg. 114

Make cardboard and muslin machine-embroidered picture frames.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 38, 159

Padded patchwork picture frames.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1986 (v.64#12) pg. 59, 136

Felt picture frame is glued up in a checkerboard motif with sheep-in-squares on each corner. Est. cost: $11.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 87, 140

Heart-within-a-square quilt-block projects. The color shift in the bicolor block is made on the diagonal. (1) 14" square pillow. (2) Window valance and curtains. (3) Table runner. (4) Picture frame. (5) Gathered skirt. (6) Child's jumper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1988 (v.66#2) pg. 25

Easy to make poster frames. (1) Fabric frame. (2) Frame fashioned from plastic tubing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1990 (v.68#10) pg. 110

Monogrammed aida cloth picture frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1995 (v.73#12) pg. 118, 127

Picture perfect. Two fabric-covered picture frames. One is feminine and trimmed with buttons, ribbon rosebuds and tassels. The other is done in a plaid fabric with a flat grosgrain ribbon bow and braid edging as accents.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 60

Brag frames. Magnetic felt frames for children to make to show off their art work or school papers on the refrigerator.
CRAFTS Sep 1991 (v.14#9) pg. 72

House-shaped frame for small photos is covered with fabric and includes "Home is where the Heart is" in cross-stitch.
CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.16#2) pg. 114, 51

Ribbon decor. Box, picture frame, waste basket and pillow are decorated with printed grosgrain ribbons and gimp braid.
CRAFTS Sep 1993 (v.16#9) pg. 86

Tiny frames for school photos are made from index cards covered in holiday fabrics.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 18, 41

Father's Day gifts. (1) Fishing & hunting table lamp uses "outdoor theme" fabric to cover shade and base. (2) Picture frame is covered with "outdoor theme" fabric.
CRAFTS Jun 1995 (v.18#6) pg. 30

Victorian frames. Make a charming adaptation of the Victorian fabric-covered frame.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #86 Apr 1982 (v.8#2) pg. 22

How to cover a picture frame, flower pot, eyeglass case, checkbook cover, makeup bag, and tissue holder with patchwork.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 32

Padded picture frame is shaped like a barn. Open the barn doors to see the pictures. Ideal for a childs room.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1982 (v.13#5) pg. 18, 78

Tip on how to cover picture frames with fabric.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 1 1978 (v.91#3) pg. 85, 162

Projects with muslin that is folded and stitched in rows. Instructions for cafe curtains, tie-on chair cushion, lampshade, tablecloth, book covers, a picture frame and throw pillows.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 15 1979 (v.92#7) pg. 26

Twenty-three ideas for decorating with doilies. Includes instructions for making a picture frame, flower basket, sachets, pincusions, wall decorations, trivets, pillows, plant hangers, a candy dish, and photo album cover.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 17 1979 (v.92#10) pg. 95, 132

Velvet picture frame.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 64, 114

Three versions of calico frames, padded with batting and accented with red piping.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 120, 162

How to make a fabric covered frame.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Apr 1980 (v.190#4) pg. EC2

Fabric picture frame with heart-shaped opening is strip-quilted, edged in eyelet trim.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1983 (v.197#5) pg. 173, 342

Sweet shadow-applique heart box and padded picture frame for a bedside table.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1984 (v.199#5) pg. 184, 242, 244

Ribbonpoint frame in a leaf pattern.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 79, 161

Assorted gifts and Yule decorations to make from plaid taffeta. Includes a basket for greens, a picture frame, rosebuds, guest towel trim, covered wooden hangers and a wine bottle tote bag.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1981 (v.26#6) pg. 46, 112

Two Valentine picture frames. One is a felt-covered box frame. The other is lacy, with eyelet edging.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.27#1) pg. 68, 126

Keepsake boxes and a picture frame are decorated with padded candlewicking and lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jul-Aug 1983 (v.28#4) pg. 76, 122

Mock cutwork. Create the look of cutwork with this brand-new technique. Designs are painted on, then outlined in chain stitch. Ideas included for pillows and padded picture frames.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1984 (v.29#3) pg. 32, 69

Make a quilted patchwork album cover and picture frames.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1984 (v.29#6) pg. 50, 84

Cross-stitch a picture with the saying, "Lavender's blue, dilly, dilly. Lavender's green. When I'm a king, dilly, dilly. You shall be queen." Includes instructions for a puffed-fabric frame trimmed in lace.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 94, 6

Tulip design picture frame and light switch plate feature felt tulips that are glued in place.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 60

Ten pieced hearts are sewn into a circle to create a frame for a cross-stitched sampler, "Bless this house with happy hearts."
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1986 (v.31#5) pg. 72, 112

Lace-trimmed, fan-shaped frame holds two small photos.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Jun 1989 (v.12#3) pg. 19, 32, 30

Padded picture frame.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 15, 47

Padded-fabric picture frame is embellished with silk ribbon flowers and trimmed with cord.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 19, 49, 33

How to make a simple cloth (fabric) picture frame.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1981 (v.10#4) pg. 81

How to cover a frame with fabric.
SUNSET Oct 1979 (v.163#4) pg. 146

Tips on making padded picture and mirror frames.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 16 1981 (v.44#11) pg. 86, 156

Padded picture frame for a wedding photo is made from satin and trimmed with lace, strung pearls, satin ribbon and a satin rose.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1992 (v.57#5) pg. 54