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Turn your Christmas "inside out". A description of inside-out turning and step-by-step descriptions of how to turn a silhouette of a Santa Claus head.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Sep 1991 (v.6#3) pg. 2
Added Info AMERICAN WOODTURNER Mar 1992 (v.7#1) pg. 30

Dickens carolers are made from plastic bottles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1972 (v.50#12) pg. 50

Abstract wise men are created from wood turnings and finials.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1972 (v.50#12) pg. 51

How to make a 32" tall stained glass angel using the copper foil technique. Pattern is included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 9, 57

How to make large stuffed Christmas angels from calico and gingham. Pattern included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 19, 61

How to make wooden reindeer for buffet, table or mantle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 30, 69

How to sew Santa covers for tin cans and other cylinderical objects.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 96, 154

Mrs. Santa Clause stuffed doll.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1982 (v.60#12) pg. 24, 102

Felt angel doll.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1987 (v.65#12) pg. 39, 53

"Santa's Helpers" elves to stitch and stuff. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 111, 118

An assortment of stuffed fabric "partridges" feature curled pipe-cleaner plumes and wooden legs with knobby knees.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1989 (v.67#12) pg. 64, 72

Father Christmas (18" tall) made from pine cones, cardboard, clay, fabric, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1990 (v.68#12) pg. 75, 68

"Christmas Angel Ornament" made from felt and decorated with sequins and embroidered stitching.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1986 (v.4#4) pg. 14

"Christmas Caroler" ornament made calico-covered cardboard, felt and yarn. Can also be used as a pincushion doll.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1986 (v.4#4) pg. 20

"Angelica", an 11" Mexican Christmas angel.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1988 (v.6#3) pg. 23

"Christmas mice" made from felt are 5" tall and are dressed in fancy attire.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1989 (v.7#2) pg. 24, Insert

"Father Christmas" figure has a cloth tube body.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1990 (v.8#1) pg. 23

All-American Santy cloth doll is dressed in stars and stripes clothing and carries a stylized flag in his bag.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1992 (v.9#2) pg. insert

Southwest Santa 18" cloth doll is attired in southwest-style pants and robe, fringed boots, a head scarf and carries assorted pouches and bags. Papoose dolls are tucked in one bag.
CLOTH DOLL Winter 1992 (v.9#3) pg. Insert

Renaissance Angel. An 18" tall doll made from muslin. Details of hair, features and body are sewn using trapunto technique and then painted with acrylic paints. Intermediate skill level.
CLOTH DOLL Nov 1999 (v.13#4) pg. 9, Cover, Insert

The gift giver. A 10" Santa made from cotton fabric. Clothing is made from felt. Santa stands alone and serves as a table decoration.
CLOTH DOLL Nov 1999 (v.13#4) pg. 21, Insert

A trio of Santa Claus decorations to make. (1) Santa figure, needlepointed on plastic canvas, holds a wreath decorated with tiny silk roses and ribbon bows. (2) Roly Poly Santa is sewn from velour and has artificial long white fur for hair and beard. Face is painted. (3) Mr. and Mrs. Santa candleholders painted on wooden balls.
CRAFTS Nov 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 58, 71

Santa and his helpers. Elves are crafted from oven-bake modeling compound and painted. Soft-sculpture santa is seated in a wooden rocking chair.
CRAFTS Nov 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 54, 67

Old-World wooden Santa on skis to paint with a crackled and antiqued finish and stippled details.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 18, 43

Santa and baby Rudolph figures for kids ages 8 and up to make from clothespins, chenille stems and pom poms.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 22, 43

Old-World St.Nicholas, dressed in gold and white robes, carries a Christmas tree, staff and bag of toys. Figure is made from paper twist and Styrofoam.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 36, 43

Elliot the elf figure to crochet.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 72

Six Santa characters to make from 3" papier-mache eggs. Beards and hair are made from torn fringe of tea-stained muslin. Navy bean is used for the nose. Other features are painted.
CRAFTS Aug 1993 (v.16#8) pg. 64

Rustic wooden Santa figure holding a star and tree. Arms, legs, tree and star are attached with wire loops to allow movement.
CRAFTS Nov 1993 (v.16#11) pg. 22, 67

Tin cone Santa trio are painted and then embellished with wool hair, metallic gold cord and gold jingle bells.
CRAFTS Nov 1993 (v.16#11) pg. 42, 67

Elvin the Elf toy has a triangular green body with felt face, hair and features. Red print arms and legs, a print bow tie and green felt shoes complete the figure.
CRAFTS Nov 1993 (v.16#11) pg. 56, 67

Paint the Priscilla way. Lesson 12. Floated highlights. Peppermint nutcracker soldier has candy cane stripes and floated highlights.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 24, 41

Pop-up elf is hidden in a cone until it is pushed up by a wooden dowel.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 32, 41

Saint Nicholas, carrying a tree and bag of gifts, is crafted from paper ribbon and white fur.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 64

Trio of Santas are made from Styrofoam dowels (of various diameters) and fabric.
CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 76, 45

Santa and reindeer figures made from "Renuzit" air freshener containers.
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 50, 67

Sew and stuff fabric circles used to make a soft sculpture Santa and a snowman.
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 98, 67

Santa and his pack stuffed doll.
CRAFTS Nov 1995 (v.18#11) pg. 28, 65

Father Christmas is a simple dowel rod figure outfitted with a red robe, fur trimmed hood, bushy white beard, etc.
CRAFTS Dec 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 22, 41

St.Nick rag doll. Premade doll body is dressed in a polar fleece jacket, wool trousers, stocking cap and painted boots.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 20, 47

No-sew chubby Santa. Body is a red flannel square filled with gravel. Wooden furniture button with painted face serves for the head. Cap and body are trimmed with craft fur. A sprig of pine and holly berries are added as trim.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 34, 47

Santa air freshener is an appropriate project for kids ages 9 and up. Air freshener top is covered with a felt Santa coat. A foam-ball head, glued on the plastic top, is trimmed with wiggle eyes, red pom pom nose and white curly hear and beard.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 28, 61

Slim Jim Santa figures are made by covering cardboard gift wrap tubes with fabrics and trims.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 34, 61

Stand-up Santa figure is cross-stitched and trimmed with a fringed beard. Plaid cloth bag of gifts stands beside Santa.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 142, 61

Santa cover for 2-liter bottle is stitched from felt.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 46, 67

Knotted Santa is made from plaid fabric with knotted hands and feet and fringed muslin beard and hair. He holds a gift bag and mini wreath.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 48

Santa and Mrs. Claus have bodies from recycled tin cans.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 30, 53

Wooden spoon Santa Claus has plaid hat, white wooly beard, hair and eyebrows, and black beady eyes.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 14

Jolly jelly-belly Santa, a project for kids. A 1-1/2-ounce jar of jelly is the body. Foam ball head, fabric-strip limbs and jingle bells complete the figure.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 26

Regal Snow King nutcracker. How to paint a purchased wooden nutcracker.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 56, Insert

Fabric tube Santa and elves are used as a holiday centerpiece and placemarkers. Centerpiece features a velvet Santa with beard of textured yarn on a wooden, heart-shaped base, along with an elf and a bag of evergreen sprigs and tiny candy canes. Red and green polka-dot elf placemarker holds a wooden heart painted with the guest's name.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 58

Folk painting lesson. Pattern for a Christmas angel is used to teach color mixing.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #90 Dec 1982 (v.8#6) pg. 39

Belsnickel, a Pennsylvania Dutch folk figure with origins between St. Nicholas and Santa Claus.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #96 Dec 1983 (v.8#12) pg. 39

Colorful Santa cloth doll with a sack of toys.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Nov-Dec 1989 (v.20#6) pg. 48

Four nutcracker motifs for use as tree ornaments, free-standing figures or stuffed figures. Beginner skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Winter 1991 (v.9#4) pg. 10

Yule decorations you can make. A santa wreath, a sleigh with reindeer, three wise men, angels, and a jeweled tree.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1974-Jan 1975 (v.5#3) pg. 18

Christmas decorations you can make from screen wire. Included are an angel, a Christmas tree, and a card holder.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1974-Jan 1975 (v.5#3) pg. 56

How to make Mr. & Mrs. Claus from soft drink bottles covered with fabric, fake fur and yarn. Patterns and instructions included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1975-Jan 1976 (v.6#3) pg. 60

Felt doll, a Christmas "JOY" doll, can also be used atop a Christmas tree or as a centerpiece. Pattern included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 27

How to make Santa and Mrs. Claus figures from styrofoam and fabric.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1976 (v.7#3) pg. 54

How to make a snowman from white rug yarn. Touches of black and red are added for features, hat and muffler.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 33, 44

How to make tiny Roly-Poly Santas from calico, felt and yarn. Pattern and instructions included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 33, 44, 48

How to make Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus dolls from pantyhose.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 39, 52, 69

How to make a peace angel, a bright and smiling stuffed fabric doll holding a string of stuffed fabric hearts, one of which has "peace" across the front. Patterns included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 19, 22, 25

How to make small angels from pink cotton socks (size 4-1/2), cotton fabric and trims. Instructions included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 21, 23

How to make a reindeer from a pair of brown work socks with calico scraps for the antlers. Pattern included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 54

How to crochet a Santa door knob cover, a miniature Santa, and a miniature Christmas wreath.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 65, 67

Calico Santa with moveable arms and legs has a cone-shaped body and is stuffed with fiberfill.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1978 (v.9#9) pg. 16

A 4-ft. tall soft-sculpture Santa Clause to sew.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1979 (v.10#10) pg. 47

Mr. and Mrs. Claus raffia dolls to decorate a front door at Christmas.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1979 (v.10#10) pg. 57

Three angels are embroidered with a multitude of different stitches in many-colored yarns and threads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1980 (v.11#8) pg. 20

Angel mobile.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1980 (v.11#8) pg. 66

Yo Yo Santa doll.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 23

Wooden Santa has arms and legs which move. Santa may be either standing up or sitting down. Cut from a 1"x12"x24" piece of pine.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.13#6) pg. 54, 87

Santa, sleigh and 8 reindeer are worked in needlepoint on Plastic Quick-Point canvas and stuffed with polyester.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1982 (v.13#9) pg. 6

Simple wonderful candlewicking. Includes instructions for (1) Candlewick angel table decoration. (2) Leaf and flower pattern for a woman's vest.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1982 (v.13#10) pg. 47, 68

Old-fashioned Santa motif with crackled background and antique glaze. Article describes how to acrylic paint the motif on a wooden sleigh-shaped shelf. Motif can also be adapted to a papier-mache figure.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 72

Santa decorations. (1) Wooden finials become Santa ornaments with paint and paper-mache. (2) Wooden Santa tree topper, 9" tall, has a paper-mache beard.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#6) pg. 42

Santa's Little Helper wooden nutcracker elf.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 66, 45

Papier-mache Santa (or wooden cutout) is painted in a Victorian era style. Base and Santa's coat and hat are painted with rose borders.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 76, 45

Roly-poly Santa figure is painted on a large papier-mache egg with wooden base. A fabric stocking cap is glued on to complete the project.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1994 (v.21#6) pg. 57

How to paint a cypress knee so it becomes a St.Nicholas figure.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1997 (v.24#6) pg. 53, 41

Santa meets Rufus Porter. Portly stuffed Santa figure (shaped somewhat like an elf with a tall, pointed hat) is holding a wooden "treasure" chest.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Christmas 1994 pg. 36

Belsnickle dummyboard. A profile of an old German "Santa" figure (34" tall) is cut from plywood and painted with acrylics.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Christmas 1994 pg. 54

Cotton batting Santa figures as made for the Hershey (PA) Museum.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Christmas 1995 pg. 19, 52

A jaunty snowman to make from one white sock. Has a top hat and muffler.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 96, 158

Santa and Mrs. Claus stuffed dolls made from nylon stockings and felt.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 91, 122

Santa and Mrs. Claus stuffed toys.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 98, 151

Make Christmas angels and wreaths from paper doilies.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 6 1983 (v.96#17) pg. 78, 93

Christmas decorations include (1) a tree ornament centerpiece, (2) wooden animal tree decorations, (3) reindeer made from birch logs, (4) Swedish star window decoration.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 22

Santa and Mrs. Claus and two holiday elf figures to crochet. Each figure is about 4" tall.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Oct-Dec 1996 (v.40#5) pg. 34

Christmas robin. Fabric bird sewn with polka-dot red breast.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1981 (v.193#6) pg. 129, 278

Decorative Christmas clown is decked out with ribbons and appliqued heart. 20" tall. Not a toy.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1982 (v.195#5) pg. 196, 345

Knitted Santa doll is 6" tall.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1985 (v.201#6) pg. NP-2 (302+)

Christmas doll is cut and sewn from cloth, with yarn hair and embroidered features.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1985 (v.201#6) pg. 193, 307

Woven angel doll.
HANDMADE Winter 1982-83 (v.2#4) pg. 118, 89

Berry Noel. A 5" cloth doll of a girl with long, black hair that can be incorporated into a Christmas wreath.
INTERNATIONAL DOLL WORLD Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 39

Humpty Dumpty Santa and Elf to crochet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1978 (v.23#4) pg. 93, 139

Mr. and Mrs. Santa dolls formed over bottle bodies.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1978 (v.23#4) pg. 93, 125

Christmas gnomes in a mitten. Instructions for making 5 gnomes that will all fit in a giant calico mitten.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 80, 124

Smiling winged angel doll sewn from fabric has golden yarn hair and a gown of eyelet and lace. Doll is 24" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Fall 1979 (v.24#3) pg. 107, 192

Diorama of Old English carolers. Figures have heads molded from clay. Bodies are sewn and stuffed.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 87, 129

Two 9" tall felt angels with eyelet dresses, yarn hair and embroidered faces.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 130, 18

Two kneeling angel dolls, 9" and 6" tall, have stuffed bodies, yarn hair, and flannel nightclothes.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 131, 24

A 12" tall angel doll with a stuffed body, lace dress, felt shoes and wings, yarn hair, and an embroidered face.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 178

Three Christmas dolls: Santa Clause, Mrs. Clause, and the chief elf.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1980 (v.25#4) pg. 100, 136

A band of angels to sew from felt and eyelet. Each angel holds a musical instrument or song book.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1980 (v.25#4) pg. 118, 146

Cornhusk angels are each about 6" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1981 (v.26#2) pg. 90, 119

Crocheted Santa doll 12" high.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1981 (v.26#5) pg. 77, 48

Crocheted Santa doll is 17" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1981 (v.26#5) pg. 78, 48

Elegant mantlepiece angel doll is 21" tall and gowned in antique blue moire taffeta with lace trim. Hands and embroidered face are felt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1981 (v.26#6) pg. 70, 107

Plump Santa and his merry elves are sewn of cotton knit and stretch terry and stuffed.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 89, 119

Family of tiny muslin mice serve as a mantle decoration at Christmas.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1982 (v.27#6) pg. 52, 77, 78

Paper filigree snowflakes and an elegant angel for Christmas decorations.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 62, 116

Knitted Santa Claus doll about 10" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1983 (v.28#5) pg. 44, 64

A variety of angel figures to make from ordinary household items (toothpicks, plastic foam, paper cups, etc.)
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1983 (v.28#5) pg. 76

"Create an angel" contest winners and instructions.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1983 (v.28#6) pg. 68

Winning dolls from "Santa's helper" contest. 9 dolls are illustrated. Instructions given for 3. Others may be ordered.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1984 (v.29#3) pg. 60, 88

Mr. & Mrs. Claus are fabric-covered Shaker boxes that are topped with a stocking face and lots of yarn hair.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1984 (v.29#5) pg. 83, 98

A 10"-tall fabric Christmas angel for the top of the tree or a centerpiece. Dress and wings are of eyelet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1985 (v.30#4) pg. 86, 96

Soft-sculpture Santa and Mrs. Claus dolls (18" tall).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1985 (v.30#5) pg. 77, 110

Wooden folk art "shelfies" (animal or people figures that sit on any ledge). Patterns for an elf, a bear, Santa and Mrs. Clause, a reindeer and a woman.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1985 (v.30#5) pg. 86, 87

"Magical Kingdom" consists of a castle and royal figures (the king, queen, court jester, Santa , angel and reindeer) all made of felt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1985 (v.30#6) pg. 44, 80, 78

St.Nick is made from pinecones, moss and fleece.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1986 (v.31#6) pg. 53, 72

Soft muslin angel, 15" tall, is decorated with lace and ribbon roses.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1986 (v.31#6) pg. 66, 76

Standing angels, 7" and 12" tall, are sewn from printed cotton and muslin. Quilted Osnaburg cloth is used for the wings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 80, 104

Two Santa gnomes, one to stand and one to hang from the tree.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 80, 110

White-bearded Father Christmas stands on a rolling cart, 12" long.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 81, 113

"Christmas goose" stuffed ornament is made from white fabric, with beak and legs of gold felt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 90, 106

Santa and Mrs. Claus apple-head dolls.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 90, 105

No-sew Santa with a bag of candy canes to hang on a door or a wall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 56, 81

"Country angel" centerpiece, 19" tall, has wings made from bleached wheat. Felt and lace gown is trimmed with gold braid and dried flowers. Head and hands are modeled from sculpting compound.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 63, 74

Nutcracker doll, sewn of velour, has an embroidered face and stands 14" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1988 (v.33#7) pg. 44, 82

Soft-sculpture angel doll, 17" tall, has curly yarn hair, button eyes and is dressed in lace-trimmed gingham.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1988 (v.33#7) pg. 48, 72

Painted-pine St. Nick, 10" tall, carries a Yule tree in one hand and a sack in the other.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1988 (v.33#7) pg. 52, 79

"Country snowpeople" are made from coffee-dyed batting that gives them a rustic appearance. Features are made with spices and their attire includes woolly mufflers, felt and knitted hats.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 35, 60

Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves, ranging from 5" to 7" in height, are sewn from felt and gingham.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 44, 70

"Father Christmas" figure.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1989 (v.34#5) pg. 58, 93

Soft-sculpture Santa doll, with jointed arms and legs is 15" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1989 (v.34#6) pg. 66, 82

Wooden stacking (tumbling) Santas are 7" tall and decorated with acrylic paint.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 38, 82

How to paint a purchased wooden soldier nutcracker.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.38#6) pg. 50, 53

Animated Rudolph Reindeer is battery-driven.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #439 Dec 1964 (v.60) pg. 107

Santa Claus doll rotates on a music box base which plays "Jingle Bells".
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #487 Dec 1968 (v.64) pg. 72

Boy and girl caroler dolls to make for a Christmas centerpiece.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 11

Soft-sculpture Christmas angel doll with lace dress and quilted wings.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 14

Sew three Santas which can be used as napkin or place card holder, decorate a champagne bottle or be a wall hanging.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 18, 32, 47

Make a trio of soft-sculpture "angels".
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 18, 36, 48

A soft-sculpture velvet angel.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1979 (v.2#6) pg. 13, 41

Soft-sculpture Santa with his sleigh, bag of gifts and reindeer. Use for a mantel decoration.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 5, 39

A soft-sculpture angel is 16" tall.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 8, 44

St. Nicholas doll.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 10, 46

Felt angel "Joy to you" doll.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 13, 53

Batik angel.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 11

Fabric boy and girl cookie elves for a mantle decoration.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 12

Life-sized Santa doll.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1982 (v.5#6) pg. 12, 35, 45

Knitted reindeer with chenille stick antlers.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1983 (v.6#6) pg. 4, 37

Crocheted Santa.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1983 (v.6#6) pg. 6, 39

Crocheted snow man and snow woman complete with scarves, hats, and "coal" eyes and buttons.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1983 (v.6#6) pg. 9, 42

Crochet Mr. and Mrs. "Santa" dolls.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1985 (v.8#4) pg. 14, 42

"Baroque Angel," 14" tall, can be used as standing figure or atop a Christmas tree. This project for an experienced needlepointer experiments with a variety of textures, stitches and threads.
NEEDLEPOINT PLUS #100 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#4) pg. 8, 4, Cover

Stylized reindeer heads to make from short pieces of dowel with hardboard antlers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 83

Santa stocking stuffer in a tubular weave.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #60 Fall 1984 (v.15#4) pg. 64

How to make a yarn Santa with red and white yarn looped around a ring. Beads are used for the nose and eyes.
SUNSET Dec 1977 (v.159#6) pg. 118

Slot-together holiday ornaments with a Western flavor: a team of reindeer, a donkey and a Santa in cowboy hat and boots.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 82

Christmas totems. (1) Candle holders shaped like a Santa and an angel. (2) Santa astride a reindeer.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 68

Santa's Toys. Wooden figure is realistically painted with acrylics to show Santa behind a row of typical Christmas toys. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #107 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 42

Handpainted Victorian Santa figure sports a blue robe and cap. Garments and base for figure are ornamented with small stick roses made by applying paint with the end of a wooden dowel. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #112 Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 54, Insert

Santa's reindeer. Part 1. Dasher painted wooden figure of a reindeer. Legs are movable on this figure, which is about 25" tall. Antlers and ears can be removed for more compact storage. This design is the first in a complete set of Santa's reindeer and sled that will be featured over a two-year span.
TOLE WORLD #113 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 6, 12

Painted wooden figure of Mikulas (the Hungarian Santa) with Christkindl (the gift-giving angel). Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #113 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 27

Santa's reindeer. Part 2. Dancer and Rudolph. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #118 Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 30, Insert

Santa's reindeer. Part 3. Prancer and Vixen.
TOLE WORLD #119 Nov-Dec 1992 (v.16#6) pg. 28, Insert

Santa's reindeer. Part 4. Comet and Cupid.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 42, Insert

Santa's reindeer. Part 5. Donner and Blitzen.
TOLE WORLD #124 Sep-Oct 1993 (v.17#5) pg. 8, Insert

Amaryllis Santa. A painted wooden figure with a spray of evergreens, berries and amaryllis painted on the lower front.
TOLE WORLD #125 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 6, Insert

Grandpa and Grandma Christmas figures painted in blues and greens with doves on their heads.
TOLE WORLD #125 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 10, Insert

Santa's reindeer. Part 6. Santa's sleigh. A wooden sleigh is painted in the Bauernmalerei tradition with roses, holly, scrollwork and a dove on each side. The back includes a winter snow scene.
TOLE WORLD #125 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 30, Insert
Correction TOLE WORLD #126 Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 47

"Elfis," a mischevous looking elf that is cut from pine and painted. Suggested as a companion piece to Santa's sleigh and reindeer figures published in past issues.
TOLE WORLD #128 May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 58

Happy holiday "bears" made from hemlock cones or sweet gum balls.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 20 1978 (v.42#3) pg. 16

Crocheted Santa doll.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 74, 113

Make a Santa "scarecrow".
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 129

Pattern to carve a Father Christmas caricature.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 84

Alpine Santa. Painted wooden figure (9" tall) is on skis and holds a banner that reads "Peace on Earth".
WOOD MAGAZINE #56 Nov 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 48

Gregory the Grenadier nutcracker made from wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #66 Dec 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 72

St. Nicklaus wood carving (7" tall) is made with these step-by-step photos and instructions.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 48

A snowman family to knit. Mother, father and baby have pompon hats and scarves. Styrofoam balls are used for fill.
WORKBASKET Nov 1978 (v.44#2) pg. 8

A 14" tall snowman to make from styrofoam balls covered by loops of yarn.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1979 (v.45#2) pg. 30

Santa and Elf jars for candy or small gifts are fabric-covered baby food jars.
WORKBASKET Aug 1982 (v.47#9) pg. 44

Crocheted Santa doll.
WORKBASKET Sep 1986 (v.51#10) pg. 14

"Frigid Fellow" snowman is sewn from a white tube sock with a red and black cuff.
WORKBASKET Oct 1988 (v.54#1) pg. 60

Rudy the reindeer table ornament combines a plastic container body, foam ball head and cloth arms and legs.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1990 (v.56#2) pg. 36

Chenille Santa doll.
WORKBASKET Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.58#2) pg. 46

Mr. and Mrs. Santa yarn dolls.
WORKBASKET Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.58#2) pg. 58

Christmas reindeer "basket" can be used to hold pine cones, boughs of holly, gifts, etc.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1987 (v.43#6) pg. 32