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Photos and instructions on how towels can be used to make pillows, hassock covers, daybed covers, curtains, seats and backs for director's chairs, an upholstered ottoman, chair cushions and a wall-hung organizer with a variety of pockets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 94

How to machine-embroider bath towels with logos from elegant hotels. Patterns for the following logos are included: the Hong Kong Hilton, the Plaza, the Grand Hotel, the Ritz, and the Savoy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 52, 99

Cross-stitch guest towels with floral pattern.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1978 (v.56#5) pg. 128, 188

How to make a checkerboard shower curtain with a panda applique and pockets for holding shampoo, etc. The Panda design is also appliqued on matching towel set. Est. cost: $36.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 109, 156

Tip on sewing rickrack onto hand towels to create three Yule designs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 96, 150

Cross-stitched hand towels with "NOEL", hearts, and bell designs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1980 (v.58#12) pg. 43, 61

Cross-stitched, stenciled towels. Add Christmas decorations to linen towels using stenciling or embroidery.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 55, 146

One stitch a set of hand towels in a floral bouquet pattern.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 82, 90

One stitch the lily-of-the-valley pattern onto a terry cloth towel.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 82, 90

Tablecloth, napkins and tea towels have a scalloped, embroidered border in a cherry design.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1986 (v.64#6) pg. 114, 158

Bunny applique kitchen towels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1987 (v.65#9) pg. 60, 76, 86

Cross-stitched flower basket motif and monogram for a purchased hand towel. Est. cost: $10.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 124, 128

Tips on making your own long-lasting towels from cotton terry material.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1984 (v.68#8) pg. 25

Handtowels are cross stitched with the framed words "Peace" and "Joy".
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Nov-Dec 1990 (v.21#6) pg. 58

A drawn-thread embroidered hand towel features the Italian hemstitch and the herringbone stitch flanking an initial. Intermediate skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Fall 1991 (v.9#3) pg. 34

How to make fringed linen hand towels with a poppy stitched on the front of each.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 28

How to applique trim on towels and washcloths.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 71

How to make a Christmas tree potholder and matching tea towel.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 41, 61, 63

Quick and easy bathroom accessories to make including appliqued towels and sponge tub toys.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1981 (v.12#2) pg. 10

Counted thread embroidery. Color key and chart to duplicate a design from an early hand towel.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1986 (v.17#1) pg. 42

Make a hanging soap holder to hold 3 bars of new soap ready for use, and matching hand towels.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 105, 155

Luxuries for the bath. Linen hand towels with Oriental flair.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 6 1982 (v.95#5) pg. 88, 138

Turn plain, inexpensive towels into fancy guest towels by using your zigzag sewing machine to "draw" designs.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 8 1982 (v.95#8) pg. 93, 152

Make "designer towels" by attaching leftover fabric appliques to regular towels.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 114, 178

Potholders, place mat, napkins and hand towels made from "patchwork square" fabric.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 117, 193

Quick and easy fabric Christmas gifts. Includes wine bottle cover, basket liner, pillow, towel, napkin, potholder, coaster, bibs, place mat, and apron.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1984 (v.97#17) pg. 26

Luxurious hand-crocheted edgings for towels.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1981 pg. 96, 151

Breadcloths or towels woven in summer-and-winter weave have dukagang-like motifs of teddy bears, girls and boys on the borders.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.10#2) pg. 11, 74

Two breadbasket cloths are woven using fine linen yarns and Bronson lace weave in checked designs.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.10#2) pg. 39, 77

Three guest towels to embroider. One has cutwork design, one a floral spray and one a daisy applique.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 78, 149

Butler and Maid pattern to applique on a kitchen towel.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 121, 151

Appliqued towels with boy, girl, and flower designs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 121, 151

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

Decorate plain kitchen towels with lacy edging and machine applique.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.27#1) pg. 94, 127

Using the needlework technique of "snowflaking" and "chicken scratch" to create delicate, lace-like decorations. How to use it on aprons, potholders, towels, and table linens is shown.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1983 (v.28#6) pg. 62, 969

Cheery country ladies, 6" tall, are appliqued to letter holder, dish-towel holder, and a toaster cover. Larger versions serve as pot holders.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1986 (v.31#4) pg. 79, 95

Hand towels, embroidered with Kewpie-doll motifs, remind the homemaker of the 1930s of her daily chores. Dolls are shown doing the work that corresponds to the mottos on the towels. "Wash on Monday, Iron on Tuesday, Sew on Wednesday, Market on Thursday, Clean on Friday, Bake on Saturday, Church on Sunday."
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep 1988 (v.33#6) pg. 40, 80

Hand towels, embroidered with Sunbonnet Sue motifs, for each day of the week. Shows dolls doing different chores for each day of the week. Monday, wash. Tuesday, iron. Wednesday, mend. Thursday, market. Friday, clean. Saturday, bake. Sunday, church.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep 1988 (v.33#6) pg. 40, 87

A collection of projects for the kitchen. (1) Smocked "Welcome" apron. (2) Cross-stitched Dutch-motif shelf edging. (3) Delft-tile motifs to cross-stitch on a dish towel. (4) Quilted flour-sack wall hanging.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Apr 1989 (v.12#2) pg. 50, 58, 38, 59

Assisi embroidery with a reverse image is characterized by a background filled with stitches and design motifs left plain. Band with fish motif is furnished to cross-stitch on a purchased hand towel.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Jun 1989 (v.12#3) pg. 7

Two borders to embroider on purchased hand towels.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 12

How to trim ordinary sheets, pillow cases and towels with machine applique embroidered borders. Also includes instructions for appliquing flowers, butterflies and bows on a ready-made comforter.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 16

Finger towel worked in counted cross-stitch in a Mexican design.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1981 (v.1#3) pg. 14

Machine-embroidered guest towels for Christmas.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 17

Trio of golfer's towels appliqued with a golf green, flag, and golf ball.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 15, 36, 48

Appliqued "Joy" hand towels for the kitchen that button around a handle.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 20, 34, 50

Cross-stitch tea towels feature fruit designs worked on stripe-bordered linen or cotton towels.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 18, 46, 28

Huck-woven guest towels. Decorate white terry towels with various colors of huck and thread.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 18, 47, 23

Machine applique a red towel with a valentine heart and a bow.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1984 (v.4#1) pg. 19, 25, 48

Make an appliqued "cow" towel holder and matching stenciled towel.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 17, 32, 46

Decorate hand towels with ribband trim in an embroidered seashell motif.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 14, 33, 45

Baby towel with a hood sewn in one corner is accented with cross-stitch trim.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1986 (v.6#2) pg. 16, 21, 43

Swedish huck weaving kitchen accessories to embroider and sew. Pot holders, cup towel, toaster cover and placemat and napkin set.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1980 (v.3#1) pg. 20, 48

Seminole patchwork. Use it to decorate towels or make a placemat, napkin, and hotmat set.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1980 (v.3#2) pg. 20, 48

Log Cabin bathroom ensemble. Includes shower curtain, tank lid and seat cover, mirror frame and towel borders.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 15

Filet crochet towel edging.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 14, 30, 45

Make crochet trimmed refrigerator towels.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 52

Grape design and bird-and-grape design in cross-stitch and six items to embroider them on: (1) tablecloth and napkins, (2) jelly-jar cover, (3) pillow, (4) shelf border, (5) apron, and (6) tea towels.
SPHERE Jul-Aug 1978 (v.7#6) pg. 56, 64

Trousseau treasures to make. Includes crocheted garter, table linens, memory album, peignoir set, bed linens, guest towels, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY May 18 1982 (v.45#10) pg. 82, 102

Terry-towel hood keeps wet hair snugly wrapped.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 26 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 79, 146

Crocheted edgings to decorate towels.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 15 1983 (v.47#3) pg. 68

Kitchen hand towel with terry bottom and crocheted top to button over a towel rod.
WORKBASKET Feb 1982 (v.47#4) pg. 6

Create a Swedish Huck weaving design on a tea towel in hearts or strawberries.
WORKBASKET Aug 1984 (v.49#9) pg. 22

Hand towel with an appliqued frog that has a wash mitt for its tongue.
WORKBASKET Jan 1985 (v.50#3) pg. 46

How to crochet button-on hanging loops for handtowels.
WORKBASKET Aug 1986 (v.51#9) pg. 36

Terry kitchen towel with a knitted top that buttons over a handle.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1987 (v.53#2) pg. 66

Two country borders in counted cross-stitch for hand towels. (1) "To know ewe is to love ewe" with sheep and heart motifs. (2) "Hogs 'n kisses" with hog and heart motifs.
WORKBASKET Feb 1989 (v.54#4) pg. 30

"Pigs and apples" cross-stitch motif for a purchased hand towel, potholder, etc.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1989 (v.54#8) pg. 24

Two star motifs to cross-stitch on purchased hand towels.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1989 (v.55#2) pg. 33

Dinosaur puppet washcloth.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1992 (v.57#5) pg. 36

Crocheted and knitted versions of the button-style "loops" used to hang dish towels, plus matching dishcloths.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 8