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I made it myself. Handcrafted gifts for children to make. (1) Helping Hand key or coin holder for a man' dresser is a multi-layer felt hand with chemille stems in each finger so they can be shaped. (2) Hand-shaped ring holder on a stand. (3) Refrigerator photo magnet. (4) Photo bookmark. (5) Hand quilt wall hanging features child's handprints.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 214

How to make Christmas tree decorations and animal toy magnets from assorted nut shells.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1976 (v.66#12) pg. 50

Veggie magnets. A medley of vegetables made from small foam balls and paper twist. Includes instructions for making cabbage, cauliflower, purple onion, radish, tomato, carrot, green onion, corn.
CRAFTS Aug 1991 (v.14#8) pg. 30

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

Trio of magnetic refrigerator clips to cross-stitch with house motifs.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 58, 43

Fuzzy-wuzzy magnets for kids ages 5 and up to make from felt.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 26

A-moo-sing cow trio. Cow-shaped cork cutouts, painted and decorated with wiggle eyes and bows, are used for a dishwasher reminder, a refrigerator magnet and to accent a slateboard.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 38, 51

Sand magnets for kids ages 5 and up to make. Colored sand and dimensional paint are used to decorate pieces of magnetic sheeting.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 26

Two cross-stitched magnets. (1) I Love My Bus Driver magnet shaped like a stop sign. (2) #1 Teacher magnet shaped like a pencil.
CRAFTS Jan 1993 (v.16#1) pg. 44, 45

Crocheted refrigerator magnets look like candies and cookies (bonbons, Oreos, fruit slices, M&Ms and Hershey kiss).
CRAFTS Aug 1993 (v.16#8) pg. 26

Lucky leprechaun magnet is stitched on perforated plastic mesh.
CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.17#3) pg. 42, 55

Plastic canvas needlepoint strawberry motifs are used to make a bookmark, refrigerator magnet and earrings.
CRAFTS May 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 34, 41

Animal magnets (pig, sheep, cow) are made from the bowls of wooden spoons.
CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 33, 45

Rudolph reindeer magnet is made from polymer clay for head and chenille stem for antlers. Designed for children ages 5 and up to fabricate.
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 74

Kitty in a cutwork can. Refrigerator magnet consists of a felt kitten inside a sardine can. Uses a no-sew, no-scissor cutwork technique.
CRAFTS Aug 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 32, 43

Chuckles the clown lapel pin or refrigerator magnet is a project for children. Assembled from small wood shapes, doll hair, stickers, paint, etc.
CRAFTS Aug 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 36, 43

A trio of cross stitched bear magnets which promote the use of pasta.
CRAFTS Aug 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 68, 43

Painted mini-magnets, made from molded plaster shapes, are a good project for kids.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 24

Berry delights. (1) Six cross-stitch berry patterns for jar lids and acrylic magnet inserts. (2) Two cross-stitch berry patterns for inserts in 6" square acrylic trivets.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 76, 47

Kwazy Kwackers. Zany magnets are made by gluing together painted wooden shapes, marabou feathers and wiggle eyes.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 24

Stars for all seasons. Set of plastic canvas star-shaped magnets are needlepointed. (1) Witch. (2) Uncle Sam. (3) Santa.
CRAFTS Aug 1997 (v.20#8) pg. 64, 47

Precut foam shapes, covered with decorative foil, are used for Christmas tree ornaments, jewelry or refrigerator magnets.
CRAFTS Aug 1997 (v.20#8) pg. 66

"I resolve to believe in myself always" motto and floral motif are painted on a circular wooden magnet.
CRAFTS Jan 1998 (v.21#1) pg. 65

Love bug magnets made from pom poms and chenille stems. A project for kids ages 6 and up.
CRAFTS Feb 1998 (v.21#2) pg. 22, 43

Smiling shamrock mug insert and "Top o' the Mornin!" refrigerator magnet. to needlepoint.
CRAFTS Mar 1998 (v.21#3) pg. 16, 51

Forever Friends refrigerator magnet to cross-stitch.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 20, 37

Blooming magnets. Flowers and a mini-frog on a lily pad to make from painted wooden shapes.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 86

Scarecrow magnet with sunflower, wooden fence, kitty and tiny crows.
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 62, 45

Kitchen magnets for the refrigerator are made from decorative clay to look like slices of pie and ice cream cones.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1978 (v.9#7) pg. 26

Decorative refrigerator magnets are made by mounting flower or butterfly pictures on heavy paper and gluing them to magnets.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 44

His and her bear ornaments/magnets are sewn from canvas and have painted features.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 80, 45

Summer motifs to crochet. Can be made into pins, magnets, favors, etc. (1) Firecracker. (2) Watermelon slice. (3) Tulip.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] May-Jun 1998 (v.42#3) pg. 8

Four cross-stitch Yule motifs for refrigerator magnets.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Oct 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 6

People pins and magnets. Soft sculpture faces are attached to magnets or pins.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 14, 36, 48

Three fancy refrigerator magnets to make. (1) Ice cream cone. (2) Basket of flowers. (3) Chef.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 17

Easter magnets. Ideas for decorating magnets featuring ducks and bunnies.
POPULAR CERAMICS #489 Apr 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 64

Southwest-theme ceramic refrigerator magnets are drybrushed with a variety of opaque and mineral based stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #492 Jul 1990 (v.40#12) pg. 42

Scenes with magnets. Refrigerator magnet ceramic figures are decorated and inserted into suitable table scene boxes for giving as gifts. For example, farm figures are placed in a miniature ceramic "barn" gift box.
POPULAR CERAMICS #495 Oct 1990 (v.41#3) pg. 82

Tip on making refrigerator magnet "picture frames" from colored vinyl sheet with a flexible magnetic backing.
SUNSET Mar 1994 (v.192#3) pg. 105

Carved wooden fruit shapes are equipped with magnets. Patterns for pear, strawverry, peach and apple.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #7 Jan 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 22

Decorative parrots, made from various colors of wood, serve as refrigerator magnets.
WOOD MAGAZINE #12 Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 73

Wildfowl refrigerator magnets. Four zany birds are scroll sawn from basswood or plywood and have painted accents.
WOOD MAGAZINE #60 Apr 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 68

Magnetic "creatures" made from English walnut shells are designed to hold notes on the refrigerator. Instructions for making a turtle and an owl.
WORKBASKET Jan 1981 (v.46#3) pg. 42

Watermelon pot holder, refrigerator magnet, key chain and bookmark to crochet.
WORKBASKET Oct 1982 (v.48#1) pg. 18

Make a cloth "spring fever germ" as a magnet, a lapel pin, or a sachet.
WORKBASKET Apr 1984 (v.49#6) pg. 38

Crocheted-strawberry refrigerator magnet.
WORKBASKET Oct 1985 (v.51#1) pg. 28

Granny magnet, a soft-sculpture face of an old woman, backed with a magnet.
WORKBASKET Oct 1986 (v.52#1) pg. 21

Crocheted butterfly magnet.
WORKBASKET Oct 1986 (v.52#1) pg. 30

Counted cross-stitch magnets for Mother's Day. Aida cloth inserts for heart-shaped plastic magnet frames are stitched with "Happy Mothers Day" and "I (heart) You Mom."
WORKBASKET May 1987 (v.52#7) pg. 30

Crocheted butterfly refrigerator magnet.
WORKBASKET Sep 1987 (v.52#10) pg. 42

Quilled paper "Country Animal" refrigerator magnets. Instructions for lamb and goose designs. Paper-quilled shapes are mounted on lace edged hearts.
WORKBASKET Aug 1988 (v.53#9) pg. 44

"Ask Me About My Grandchildren" refrigerator magnet. Motto and a heart are embroidered in counted cross-stitch. Ruffle of calico trimmed with rickrack encircles the panel of cross-stitch.
WORKBASKET Sep 1988 (v.53#10) pg. 38

Needlepoint a giraffe or elephant head on plastic canvas to decorate a refrigerator magnet.
WORKBASKET Aug 1990 (v.55#9) pg. 62

Plastic canvas Halloween magnets. Jack-o-lantern and black cat designs.
WORKBASKET Oct 1990 (v.56#1) pg. 42

Arrow-shaped refrigerator magnets with school themes are needlepointed on punched paper. The four taken together read "Look what (child's name) did!!"
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1993 (v.58#6) pg. 54

Festive fall favors for Thanksgiving and Halloween. They can be worn as pins or used as refrigerator magnets. Crocheted versions of a turkey, a pumpkin and a ghost in two sizes, depending on the size of yarn or thread used.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1993 (v.59#1) pg. 18

Soft sculpture vegetable and fruit refrigerator magnets feature happy faces.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 54

Soft-sculpture "face" magnets are made from panty hose.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 86

Crochet butterfly magnets.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 86

Plastic canvas St.Patrick's Day motifs (shamrock and leprechaun) for refrigerator magnets or lapel pins.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1995 (v.60#3) pg. 50

Embroidered refrigerator magnet in the shape of the USA is used to keep track of your travels.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1995 (v.60#4) pg. 44

Berry belles refrigerator magnets are stitched with embroidery floss on plastic canvas.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1995 (v.60#5) pg. 8

Berries and cherries motif can be used for refrigerator magnets, etc.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1995 (v.60#5) pg. 12