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Satiny cutouts to applique on inexpensive sweatshirts & baseball caps.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1981 (v.59#9) pg. 39, 53

How to stencil sweatshirts with a snowflake design.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1982 (v.60#1) pg. 42, 54

Applique a sweatshirt for a child in a snowman or holiday chalet design.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 72, 165

"Kitty-Cat" cross-stitch sampler. Also includes instructions for stitching the sampler on the front of a purchased sweatshirt.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1988 (v.66#6) pg. 75, 87

Heart and Star sweatshirt applique and matching earrings (from bakable modeling clay).
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1993 (v.71#11) pg. 160, 172

Paint a child's sweatshirt with a large Christmas tree and two bundled-up children holding hands.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1994 (v.72#11) pg. 238

Paint a child's sweatshirt to celebrate Hanukkah. Features a menorah with multicolored candles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1994 (v.72#11) pg. 241

Red chile ristras. (1) Red chile pepper design to paint on a black sweat shirt. (2) Straw broom wall hanging is decorated with ceramic red peppers, corn husks, etc.
CERAMICS Sep 1990 (v.26#1) pg. 24

Southwest Santa scene to paint on a sweatshirt. Santa is portrayed with three Indian children, toys and a cactus. The Spanish Christmas greeting, Feliz Navidad is lettered above the grouping.
CRAFTS Jan 1991 (v.14#1) pg. 32

A sweetheart sweatshirt. Heart-shaped motifs of boy and girl kitties sharing a swing are painted with pastel and iridescent dimensional paints topped with glitter. Cats on the front face forward, while the back of the shirt has a back view of the cats.
CRAFTS Feb 1991 (v.14#2) pg. 64, 53

Jiffy flower magic. How to decorate a sweatshirt with silk flower petals arranged in a heart shape, and accented with glitter and iridescent paints.
CRAFTS Mar 1991 (v.14#3) pg. 20

Painted cutwork. Sweatshirt yoke and upper sleeves are decorated with a pattern that resembles fancy embroidered cutwork. Pattern is created with dimensional paint and then openings are cut out.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 32, 43

Star spangled sweatshirt motif to paint.
CRAFTS Jul 1991 (v.14#7) pg. 64, 43

Fanciful flamingo design to paint on a sweatshirt features flamingoes (wearing sunglasses) drinking from an iridescent pool of water. Palm leaf motifs adorn sweatshirt shoulders and sleeves.
CRAFTS Aug 1991 (v.14#8) pg. 60, 51

How to paint a sweatshirt and stretch pants with flexible fashion paint. Bold abstract patterns furnished for yoke and leg.
CRAFTS Sep 1991 (v.14#9) pg. 20, 59

Jeweled tree shirt. Woman's sweatshirt is trimmed with garland chain and acrylic gems to form the shape of a Yule tree.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 22

Jacket jamboree. Three no-sew embellishments for jackets made from sweatshirts. (1) Celestial jacket has sun, moon and stars appliques from lame fabrics. (2) Bolero jacket is encrusted with pearls at sleeves and hem. A tank top with pearl neckline is worn underneath. (3) Everywhere jacket with needlepoint button-design inserts.
CRAFTS Sep 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 76, 59

Easy leaf applique. Colorful leaves and pumpkin shapes are cut from bandanna scarves and fused to a sweatshirt.
CRAFTS Sep 1992 (v.15#9) pg. 88, 59

Orange sweatshirt is given a jack-o'-lantern face with dimensional paint and cutwork.
CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.15#10) pg. 100, 61

Purchased sweatshirt is decorated with battery-operated blinking lights and dazzling hologram circles glued on the front in the shape of a Christmas tree.
CRAFTS Nov 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 124, 67

Glittering snowflake sweatshirt. No-sew applique of Battenberg doilies on shoulders and center front panel are decorated with poinsettia prints, glitter and ribbons.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 30

Grandmother's Sweethearts sweatshirt is decorated with tiny hearts and heart-shaped photo-transfer images of grandchildren.
CRAFTS May 1993 (v.16#5) pg. 22, 45

Sunflower cardigan, made from a sweatshirt, has an applique of a large sunflower with button seeds.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 36, 59

Paint the Priscilla way. Lesson 11. Tricks for painting on fabric. A glitzy holly jacket is made from an oversized black sweatshirt, embellished around the neckline and down the front placket with leaves painted in green and gold metallics.
CRAFTS Nov 1993 (v.16#11) pg. 24, 67

Transform an inexpensive sweatshirt into a jacket for a little girl by applying felt tulip and butterfly appliques and edging with buttonhole stitches.
CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.17#3) pg. 76

Silly Santa sweatshirt. Satin-stitched appliques of Santa's features (hat, eyes, nose, beard) are used to decorate a green sweatshirt.
CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 66, 45

Paint and stencil a Southwestern motif showing a lady with a wide-brimmed hat against a backgound of adobe houses and a bright yellow sun.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 84, 51

Super simple Santas. (1) Painted on wood triangles. (2) Fused on a red sweatshirt. (3) Sponge painted on a table runner.
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 102, 67

Red sweatshirt is trimmed with a Christmas tree motif comprised of 16 fabric yo yo's. A ribbon garland trims the tree.
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 36

Red sweatshirt is trimmed with an angel motif made from white lace doilies, a powder puff (for the head) and ribbons.
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 37, 43

Embossed sweatshirt features an autumn leaves motif. Embossing is done using a template, special embossing adhesive, and an iron.
CRAFTS Aug 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 30

Decorate a sweatshirt with a painted "raggady-andy" scarecrow figure and crow tracks.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 24, 51

Dish towel makeovers. (1) Sweatshirt is appliqued with birdhouse shapes cut from plaid towels and ornamented with scraps of Battenberg lace, buttons and yo yos. (2) Pillow (14" square) is made from a plaid towel. A panel for the front is embroidered with "Home Tweet Home" and appliqued with birdhouse and bird motifs. (3) Placemat (14"x19") is made from plaid towel and trimmed with dyed lace doilies.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 20, 51

En"deer"ing duo sweatshirt. Purchased shirt is appliqued with reindeer heads and heart motifs. "Noel, Noel, Noel" and holly are painted beneath them. Bows and bells are added beneath each reindeer head.
CRAFTS Dec 1996 (v.19#12) pg. 34, 39

Tic-Tac-Toe Valentine motif to applique on a child's sweatshirt. Nine hearts cut from assorted red and white print fabrics are fused in the spaces created by a grid of fused ribbons.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 70, 51

Frosty sweatshirt. Snowman head, mitten and glove motifs are appliqued to a purchased sweatshirt.
CRAFTS Aug 1997 (v.20#8) pg. 72, 47

Floral ribbon embroidery for a sweatshirt.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 48, 55

Pumpkin sweatshirt. Gingham pumpkin shapes, stars and a moon are appliqued to a purchased sweatshirt.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 34, 53

Gift-package sweatshirt. Purchased sweatshirt's yoke is decorated with print fabric rectangles, outlined with glittering fabric paints and topped with glitter bows and bells.
CRAFTS Dec 1997 (v.20#12) pg. 42

Sweatshirt pumpkin applique is made from three battenberg doilies, dyed orange, and embroidered with faces.
CRAFTS Oct 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 64, 39

How to decorate a velour sweatshirt by embroidering a "shawl" pattern on it. Pattern for embroidery furnished.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1978 (v.186#6) pg. 118, 202

Holiday jogging shirt is a sweatshirt with brown corduroy reindeer applique.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1982 (v.195#5) pg. 197, 348

Ten "designer" tops to make from sweatshirts.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1985 (v.201#1) pg. 98, 211

Decorate a child's sweatshirt with an appliqued reindeer.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1990 (v.211#5) pg. 290, 128

How to needle weave a removable patch for a sweatshirt. Includes a pattern for heart-shaped patch with a cat motif.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1994 (v.15#2) pg. 48

Sweatshirt and socks are reverse-stenciled with heart motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 74

Guatemalan friendship-doll wearables. Tiny dolls, 3" high, are sewn, stuffed and then dressed as ballerinas or campers and sewn to purchased sweatshirts that have been appliqued with appropriate backgrounds.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1989 (v.34#4) pg. 60, 77

Nine winning designs for painting and decorating sweatshirts.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1990 (v.35#3) pg. 62, 80, 84, 90, 92, 95, 96

Pumpkin Patch cross-stitch motif for a sweatshirt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1991 (v.37#5) pg. 72, 89

How to applique with fabric paints, fusible web and glitter paints. Techniques for teaching a beginner to applique a sweatshirt.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.38#3) pg. 22

Recycling a sweatshirt and tennis shoes. A vine motif is painted in metallics on the sweatshirt. The shoes are dotted with gold glitter paint and gold lame ribbon is used for shoelaces.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1992 (v.38#5) pg. 76

"Country Cousins" farm scene to cross-stitch on a purchased sweatshirt. Motifs include Holstein cows and a barn.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 44, 25, 34

Tip: Decorate a purchased sweatshirt with quilt motifs applied with fabric paint and appliqued fabric.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Oct 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 10

Angel and bear appliques for children's sweat shirts and matching Christmas stockings.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 17

Tips on designing a child's "This many - birthdays" T-shirt or sweatshirt.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 51

Decorate a sweatshirt with a painted or appliqued "teddy bear".
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1984 (v.4#6) pg. 13, 23, 43

Suggestions on converting basic sweat pants and shirts into pant suits, jackets, vests, dresses and skirts by cutting new openings and adding patchwork and applique.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1986 (v.6#1) pg. 9

An introduction to Kogin embroidery, a traditional style done in rural Japan. Includes instructions for stitching a table runner and for ornamenting a sweatshirt that has an insert of Aida cloth.
NEEDLEPOINT PLUS #95 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.16#5) pg. 28

Snowman decoration is painted on a sweatshirt using opaque ceramic stains which have been mixed with a fabric medium.
POPULAR CERAMICS #495 Oct 1990 (v.41#3) pg. 14

How to create a custom-designed sweatshirt. Explains how to transfer artwork or a photograph to the sweatshirt and then embroider it or paint it with fabric paint.
SUNSET Jun 1987 (v.178#6) pg. 100

Pattern for a horse's head and instructions for painting it in acrylics on the front of a sweatshirt. Intermediate to advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #102 Jan-Feb 1990 (v.14#1) pg. 34

Roses and rose buds motif and instructions for painting it in acrylics on a sweatshirt. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #103 Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 24

Rosemaling motif with flowers and scrolls to paint on a purchased sweatshirt. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #109 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 50, Insert

Fancy Dan motif to paint on a sweatshirt features stylized leaves, flowers, berries and a peacock. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 18, Insert

Bluegill motif to paint on a sweatshirt features the fish facing a baited hook. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 54

Hummbingbird and Morning Glories motif to paint with fabric dyes on the yoke of a sweatshirt. Intermediate skill level
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 22, Insert

Southwest Solitude motif to paint on a sweatshirt front. The circular motif has a stylized Indian figure wrapped in a blanket. Beginner skill level.
TOLE WORLD #120 Jan-Feb 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 28

Golden Glories motif to paint on a black sweatshirt. A band of morning glories is rendered in metallic paints.
TOLE WORLD #124 Sep-Oct 1993 (v.17#5) pg. 48, Insert

Pattern and instructions for painting the motif of a windjammer on a cotton sweat shirt. Fabric dyes and permanent marking pens are used to produce this finely-detailed drawing.
TOLE WORLD #128 May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 52, Insert

Six ways to decorate sweatshirts.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 23 1980 (v.43#15) pg. 14, 122

Stencil pastel scallop-shapes onto a cotton sweatshirt and sew on tiny pearls.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 10 1984 (v.47#12) pg. 89, 134

Decorate sweatshirts by transfering kids art with carbon paper and coloring with "puff" paint.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 89

Sweat-shirt magic: pile on the braid for that famous "rock-star" look.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 90, 168

Tips on personalizing a plain crewneck sweatshirt by adding a collar and a tulip applique.
WORKBASKET Sep 1987 (v.52#10) pg. 24

Convert a sweatshirt to a jacket by cutting off bottom ribbing and splitting it up the front. Cut edges are covered with bias tape and edged with decorative trim.
WORKBASKET May 1988 (v.53#7) pg. 36

Knitted panel is a gridiron design topped by a football motif to sew on the front of a purchased sweatshirt.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1993 (v.58#6) pg. 20