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How to dye baskets and wicker furniture. Small pieces can be dipped. Larger ones must have the dye sponged on.
APARTMENT LIFE Aug 1979 (v.11#8) pg. 46

How to decorate baskets with fruit designs cut from felt. Patterns for apples, strawberries, lemons, and grapes are included. Estimated cost: $16.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 97, 126

Sand painting and holly motifs are used to decorate purchased wooden baskets.
CRAFTS Dec 1991 (v.14#12) pg. 59, 95

Decorate a white plastic open-weave tote basket by weaving in strips of cotton print fabrics.
CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.17#3) pg. 78

Plastic canvas needlework of a round pumpkin and slender ears of Indian corn are used to adorn a basket for displaying Fall's harvest.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 76, 51

Small wicker basket is decorated with fabric egg motifs.
CRAFTS Apr 1995 (v.18#4) pg. 78

"Nesting bird" motif is painted on a 4" wooden egg-shaped basket.
CRAFTS Apr 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 40, 47

Christmas floral gift basket. Purchased basket is trimmed with pine sprays, hop vines, berry clusters, silk poinsettias and ribbon.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 30

Watermelon basket. Purchased half-peck bushel-type basket with handle is painted in pink and green and has wooden hearts, painted to look like seeds, as embellishment around the sides of the basket.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 60

Rosebud basket. Purchased chip wood woven basket with handle is painted on the band, handle and some side weavers with stroke rosebuds against a dark blue background.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 18, Insert

Decorate a wooden tote basket with decoupaged bears placed over raised relief (repousse) made from a mixture of glue and "Water Putty".
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #100 Aug 1984 (v.9#4) pg. 40

Tips on decorating a bamboo or wicker basket using designs cut from paper towels or napkins.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #104 Apr 1985 (v.9#8) pg. 43

Paint a chipwood basket and make a fabric liner.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #105 Jun 1985 (v.9#9) pg. 44

How to decorate a basket with a design painted on with acrylics.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1975 (v.5#8) pg. 61

How to decorate baskets with strawberry designs and line them with fabric.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1977 (v.8#6) pg. 30

Tip: How to paint a wicker basket.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1977 (v.8#8) pg. 92

A five-step process for embellishing a basket with artificial fruit or flowers that have been coated with a special mixture and painted to create the effect of porcelain.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1991 (v.18#3) pg. 39

Decorator bath basket. Instructions for pickling a purchased basket and then embellishing it with fabric and paints.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1991 (v.18#5) pg. 26

Four ways to decorate baskets with paint, ribbons and flowers. (1) Home-sweet-home basket. (2) Flower basket. (3) Heart basket. (4) Bow basket.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 12

How to prepare, paint and finish a woven basket. Pattern and instructions for a hen motif are included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1995 (v.22#6) pg. 12, 41

Fabric-covered basket lid is painted with country motifs of antique crocks, pumpkins, apples, berries and autumn leaves
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1996 (v.23#5) pg. 30, 33

The country look. How to stencil fruit patterns on bushel baskets and other baskets for use as catchalls.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 21 1981 (v.94#10) pg. 66, 124

How to decorate a loosely woven basket with ribbon.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Apr 1984 (v.198#4) pg. 64, 312

Decorate a basket in eyelet and ribbon.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1985 (v.200#3) pg. 110, 298

Tips on decorating woven baskets by painting and adding ribbon trims, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 50, 97

Decorate baskets with sponge painting, stenciling, and "tie-tops".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1984 (v.29#1) pg. 74, 32, 104

Hand-decorated baskets, jar "bonnets", stenciled and tin-punched gift pans, stenciled breadboards, ... makes a gift of food extra special.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1985 (v.30#4) pg. 76, 92, 108

Tip: How to dye unfinished baskets with liquid dye.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 70, 96

Willow basket is trimmed with dried moss, seashells and foliage.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 63, 74

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

Southwestern-inspired crafts. (1) A variety of plain baskets are painted with geometric motifs to look like handwoven Indian designs. (2) Patchwork table runner, 18"x36". (3) Crocheted afghan, 57"x60", is worked in traditional Mexican blanket patterns. (4) Painted wooden Navajo Indian children and tiny sheep figurines.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 60, 4, 78, 79

Tips for decorating purchased baskets with stenciling, dried flowers and decoupage.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 64, 98

Purchased round basket is stenciled with tulip motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 74, 85

Purchased wooden basket with a hinged top is stenciled in diamond motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 48, 89

Handle and rim of a purchased basket is decorated with silk flowers, gypsophilia and ribbons.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1989 (v.34#2) pg. 60, 78

Lengths of grapevine and paper ribbon are used to decorate the handle and rim of a purchased wicker basket.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1989 (v.34#4) pg. 54, 69

Three purchased baskets are painted to resemble native-American originals. (1) Papago Man-in-the-Maze pattern. (2) Waterbird pattern. (3) Navaho wedding basket.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1989 (v.34#4) pg. 56, 78

Decorate and line a wicker basket with a heart motif.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 20, 30, 49

Country French tapestry basket. A purse basket is painted in a floral design to resemble floral crewel embroidery. Advanced skill level.
TOLE WORLD #111 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 26

Peasant picnic basket. Purchased picnic basket is painted with acrylics in a folk art motif of a peasant woman, man, braided heart shapes and flowers. Intermediate skill level
TOLE WORLD #116 May-Jun 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 17

Sending basket. A wooden basket with slat sides is painted with a nosegay of violets and bordered with painted patchwork with heart accents.
TOLE WORLD #122 May-Jun 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 8

Posy bucket. Purchased bentwood bucket is painted with stylized leaves, flowers, wood graining and striping typical of 1820-1840 Pennsylvania Dutch folk art style.
TOLE WORLD #122 May-Jun 1993 (v.17#3) pg. 46, Insert

Tip: Embellish plain baskets with ribbons and/or stencil motifs.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 15 1982 (v.45#11) pg. 84, 150

Tips on painting wicker baskets, picture frames, lampshades, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 26 1983 (v.46#9) pg. 102, 158

Make a stenciled country basket from a wooden tub.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 86, 137