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How to make stencils in Far East designs. Includes instructions for stenciling a bedspread and pillows. Designs included are: (1) Bonsai tree, (2) Cloud, (3) Peony Blossoms, (4) Fan, and (5) Butterfly.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 22, 72

Photo shows how pillows can be made from muslin and decorated with textile paints. Estimated cost for 5 medium-sized pillows: $10.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 30

How to make paw print pillows. Animal prints are sketched on muslin and then painted with Inkodye.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 100, 190

Four patterns for quilted, stenciled pillows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1980 (v.58#11) pg. 52

Hand-painted fabric accessories. How to use acrylic paint to create abstract designs for use as a wall hanging or pillow covers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 92

Pillow-sham art. Preserve your child's artwork by tracing onto pillow shams and filling in the colors with fabric paints. Back with batting and machine-quilt around the design. Trim with eyelet. Est. cost: $42.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 73, 122

Painted and stitched muslin tote bag and pillow.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1985 (v.63#2) pg. 42, 136

Two "Grape Arbor" motifs to applique or stencil on square pillows with ruffled edges.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1988 (v.66#8) pg. 128, 133

Stenciled chevron decorates a wall border, pillow and napkins.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1991 (v.69#7) pg. 54, 57, 62, 66

Leaf print pillows (18" square) are made from unbleached muslin and printed with fabric paint.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1996 (v.80#5) pg. 81

Noah's Ark pillow for nursery or child's room. Purchased pillow is painted with a Noah's Ark motif and bordered with words from the hymn All Things Bright & Beautiful, All Creatures Great & Small, All Things Wise & Wonderful, The Lord God Made Them All.
CRAFTS Mar 1991 (v.14#3) pg. 34

Floral stenciled quilt. All-white, machine-quilted quilt and pillow sham are stenciled with a ribbons and carnations motif creating a scalloped effect.
CRAFTS Sep 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 36, 59

Projects featuring watermelon motifs. (1) Heart-shaped watermelon pillow is painted red, accented with black seeds and edged with a green ruffle. (2) Watermelon visor is woven from basket reed and painted to resemble a slice of watermelon. (3) Cross-stitch watermelon motif for a potholder and hand towel.
CRAFTS Jul 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 20, 39

Painted pansy motifs and glass-bead look-alikes. Decorate clothing or pillows using glitter fabric paints and dimensional fabric paints.
CRAFTS May 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 18, 41

Silk painting a pumpkin, corn and sunflower motif on a pillow.
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 86, 51

Watercolor pillows. How to use spray-on colors to create a watercolor effect on silk fabric that is used to wrap a pair of decorator pillows.
CRAFTS Mar 1997 (v.20#3) pg. 70

Bunny pillow twosome. (1) Doorknob pillow has a bunny's head popping out of a yo-yo basket. (2) Canvas 3-button pillow cover is stenciled with a bunny feeding in a berry patch behind an overall imprint of chicken wire.
CRAFTS Apr 1997 (v.20#4) pg. 28, 43

Noah's Ark country pillow. Simple figures for Noah and animals are painted on tea-dyed fabrics that are held together with large running stitches. String-like doll hair is used for Noah's beard and loops of chenille yarn for the lion's mane.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 32, 55

Two motifs for stenciled pillows. (1) Cluster of grapes. (2) Rope square plus natural leaf stampings.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 22, 53

Double Blessings pillows, with the motto: May Angels Bless You Night And Day. Two pillows are made from the same pattern. One is fuse-appliqued and embroidered, the other version is painted.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 40, 67

Two styles of photo pillows, a baby pillow and a school pillow. White fabric pillow tops are decorated with thematic stencils and iron-on photo transfers. Pillows are edged with ruffles.
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 36

Square canvas-covered pillow is painted with a coffee cup and accents of gilt.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 48, 53

The art of stenciling on fabric and wood. Includes instructions for stenciling a pillow and a balsa wood box.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #98 Apr 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 40

How to make painted pillows that look like folk art dolls. Patterns for a lion, a cat and a baby are included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1976 (v.6#9) pg. 61

How to make an Ivory Coast textile painting for either pillow fronts or a wall hanging. Patterns for four stylized birds included, along with finishing instructions for both pillow and wall hanging.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 57

How to make pillows with designs that are colored on with fabric crayons. Instructions are furnished but not patterns for designs pictured.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 31, 42

Leaf print pillows. Large philodendron leaf is used to print the design on fabric.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 8

Patio pillow is made of cotton duck and features a painted morning glory pattern.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1982 (v.13#4) pg. 66, 65

Painted silk pillow features a spray of iris and roses. Describes how to make an adjustable silk stretcher. Emphasizes techniques for painting rosebuds and iris blossoms.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1990 (v.17#3) pg. 54

How to give a bedroom a professionally decorated look. Walls and accessories are painted and stenciled with a tulip theme. (1) Strie glazing technique used on the walls emulates fabric. Blank border paper is stenciled with tulip motifs.(2) Paper lampshade is painted with a color wash and stenciled with a tulip motif. (3) Trio of bandboxes are painted and textured using a combing technique. (4) Purchased sheets and pillowcases are painted with beribboned sprays of tulips. (5) A purchased throw pillow is painted with ribbons and a spray of delicate flowers.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1991 (v.18#2) pg. 47, 33

Bouquet of daisies and snapdragons painted on a purchased pillowtop. Full-sized pattern furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1995 (v.22#5) pg. 45, 37

Pillows made from white fabric and decorated with fabric paint in simple design. Est. cost: $24 per pair.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 112, 176

Knife edged and boxed pillow designs are based on Kentucky crafts.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 13 1983 (v.96#13) pg. 111, 162

Stenciled burlap pillows feature a "coffee" and "whole wheat flour" design.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1981 (v.193#2) pg. 133, 233

Satin pillow with a hand-painted Chinese garden scene.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1985 (v.201#5) pg. 159, 306

Textile stenciling. Patterns for a tea cozy and 4 pillows.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Fall 1980-Winter 1981 pg. 87, 94

How to turn children's art work into wall hangings, a pillow, and T-shirt designs using textile paints.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 66, 122

Fabric printing with acrylic paints. Includes instructions for printing a purchased canvas tote, for an apron and for three pillows.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 50, 85

Painted pillows. Use "Vogart Ball Point Paint Tubes" to draw pillows which look as though they have been cross stitched.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1984 (v.29#2) pg. 49, 94

Stencil a tulip. Tips on making a pillow, a book cover, recipe box cover and pencil holder.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1985 (v.30#2) pg. 61

Two designs for pillows are masked with tape and then painted for instant "stenciling".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1989 (v.34#3) pg. 61, 73

"Silk sensation" pillow is made by painting on wet silk. Textures are achieved using coarse salt and wrinkled plastic wrap.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 16, 30

Potato-stamped pillow features horizontal rows of pyramid motifs.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 19, 31

Sponge-printed pillow with a checkerboard motif.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 20, 31

How to make banners, cushions and napkins with traditional Japanese designs. Patterns included for crests that are to be hand-stenciled on canvas (for banners) and cotton (for pillows and napkins) along with stenciling instructions.
SPHERE Jun 1978 (v.7#5) pg. 32

Give Earth a Chance painted pillow (16"x20") combines simple designs that emphasize ecology (rain falling on the mountains, a desertscape, fish, flowers, etc.). Describes using resist, painting, quilting and constructing the pillow.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 26, Insert