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A wall sampler and pillow made from unbleached muslin. Message and designs are painted on with acrylic paint and machine-sewn to batting to create a trapunto effect.
APARTMENT LIFE Dec 1978 (v.10#12) pg. 57, 110

Make your own modern art by sponging or brushing dyes onto canvas in geometric shapes.
APARTMENT LIFE Aug 1979 (v.11#8) pg. 48

Convert a mattress pad to a work of art using dye and iron-on adhesive tape.
APARTMENT LIFE Sep 1979 (v.11#9) pg. 43

Puff pieces, a pillow and a sampler to hang on the wall are made by painting messages and designs on unbleached muslin and quilting around the letters. Pieces shown are "The check is in the mail" and "Boring", but any saying can be adapted.
APARTMENT LIFE Dec 1979 (v.11#12) pg. 57, 110

Photo shows wall hanging that is a giant circle, painted with concentric rings to look like a target. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 40

Photo shows how to make a supergraphic wall hanging with plywood and paint. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 81

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

Stenciled and quilted wall hanging features four flower and bird motifs. Measures 40"x40".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1984 (v.62#8) pg. 47, 104

Painted and stitched muslin wall hangings and triptych in a lilac motif.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1985 (v.63#2) pg. 42, 138

Paint a basket of "kittens" on muslin as a wall hanging.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 37, 164

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

Festive Fruits hanging or doorcloth painted with acrylics on canvas. The painted fruit swag is set against a mottled background. Detailed instructions for painting the oranges, pears, apples and leaves that make up the swag motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 52, 36

Fool-the-eye quilt. How to make a painted reproduction of your favorite quilt pattern.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1981 (v.192#3) pg. 141, 236

Wall quilt pattern make by stenciling white fabric with liquid dye.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1983 (v.197#1) pg. 100, 152

Two styles of panels that can be used for folding screens, shutters or as wall hangings. (1) North African inspired panels crocheted from handspun yarns. (2) Rendition of Egyptian Middle Kingdom palace fresco with Nile waterfowl, fish and plants. Three panels are painted on muslin with Procian dyes.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 62, 101

A 25"x47" wall hanging to paint. Pattern is the Biblical story of the wise and foolish virgins.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 (v.10#2) pg. 82, 118

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

Stenciled welcoming banner features a fruit ring motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1989 (v.34#5) pg. 60, 96

Dye-painted and appliqued quilt, wall hanging/headboard combination, and matching pillows.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1982 (v.2#2) pg. 12, 30, 44

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