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Button flowers made from felt, buttons, yarn and spray adhesive add a colorful touch to the back of a director's chair.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1971 (v.49#4) pg. H22 (142+)

Cactus garden is an assortment of four varieties of desert cactus that have been stitched from fabric and set in a sand-filled pot.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 96, 133

How to make 2 giant stuffed cloth "plants" from corduroy. Patterns and complete instructions included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1977 (v.55#1) pg. 66, 119

Make colored muslin flowers from fabric and florist's wire.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 36, 160

Hearts and crafts. (1) No-sew, heart-shaped sachet is trimmed with fringe, braid, feathers and charms. (2) Lapel pins decorated with charms, jewels, satin ribbons and rosebuds. (3) Nosegay of silk, velvet and parchment roses.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1996 (v.74#2) pg. 32

Frilly lace flowers made from sheet plastic and lace.
CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 66

Fabric yo yos with a button center form colorful fabric "flowers". Use them to decorate a T-shirt, headband, and pin.
CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 20, 43

Mother's Day flowerpot favors for kids ages 6 and up to make. Fabric yo-yo flowers with button centers are fastened to sprigs of eucalyptus and planted in tiny clay flowerpots.
CRAFTS May 1997 (v.20#5) pg. 54

Rickrack flowers. How to make forget-me-not, chrysanthemum and rosettes from jumbo rickrack and use them to decorate table accessories (placemat, place card, napkin, napkin ring, and candlestick).
CRAFTS Jan 1998 (v.21#1) pg. 30

How to make burlap flowers.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #76 Aug 1980 (v.7#4) pg. 25

Making flowers from wire and women's nylons.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #82 Aug 1981 (v.7#10) pg. 48

Cloth flowers are made from cotton, gauze, velvet, satin and silk which have been dyed. The petals and leaves are cut out, glued to wires, curled with electric iron and assembled into the complete blossom.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #85 Feb 1982 (v.8#1) pg. 20

Create an iris arrangement with cloth flowers you make from polyester lining fabric. Est. cost: $15.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #88 Aug 1982 (v.8#4) pg. 51

Make a miniature maypole decorated with ribbons and fabric flowers.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #94 Aug 1983 (v.8#10) pg. 39

Fabric field flowers to make. Instructions for rose mallow, bindweed, blackberry lily, swamp buttercup, bluegrass and Virginia bluebells.
CUISINE May 1979 (v.8#4) pg. 52

How to make fiber flowers from bailing twine.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1974 (v.4#7) pg. 40

How to make patchwork flowers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1975 (v.5#4) pg. 37

How to make calico roses that hold birdseed to shower on a bride and groom.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1975 (v.5#8) pg. 48

Patterns and instructions for making organdy roses.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1976 (v.6#7) pg. 66

Heart-shaped collectables to make for Valentine's Day. Includes instructions for making miniature fabric flowers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 53

How to make fabric daisies and Black-eyed Susans.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 102, 63

How to make fabric poppies. Pattern included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1977 (v.8#8) pg. 79, 71

How to make a padded Yo-Yo flower bouquet from calico, felt and yarn.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 33, 44

Carnations to make from felt.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 44

Daffodils and violets are made from old crepe-knit pantyhose, wire, and glue.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 74

Life-size soft sculpture poinsettia.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 34

Applique brightly colored felt leaves.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1981 (v.12#7) pg. 74

Artificial flowers you can make. (1) Cornflowers from blue seersucker. (2) Red and orange seersucker poppies. (3) White chintz daisies. (4) Taffeta lilacs. (5) Taffeta primroses. (6) Polyester crepe tulips. (7) Corn Husk Peonies.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 27 1978 (v.91#4) pg. 100, 154

How to make dried rose floral arrangements, nosegays and dome arrangements. Also includes instructions for making taffeta and chiffon roses.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1978 (v.91#5) pg. 105, 228

Fabric flowers, lacy fans and tiny doves are used to decorate a tree, wreath and packages in Victorian style.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1979 (v.92#17) pg. 110

Fantasy floral bouquets made from fabrics. Patterns for lilies, mums, gladiolus, carnations, peonies, and iris.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 22 1980 (v.93#6) pg. 70, 105

Erica Wilson's pop-in flowers. Two-piece flowers made by cutting, folding and gathering. Flowers can be joined to make a coverlet or added to pillows as decoration.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 105, 171

Decorative flowers are cut from chintz, stuffed, quilted, and fastened to stem wire with florists tape.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 123, 162

Flowers to last a lifetime. How to make artificial flowers out of fabric.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 28 1981 (v.94#6) pg. 80

Make imitation flowers. (1) Marigolds from seam tape. (2) Pansies from velveteen. (3) Azaleas from dyed organdy. (4) Cosmos from dyed organdy. (5) Orchids from polyester satin. (6) Bells of Ireland from taffeta.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 6 1982 (v.95#5) pg. 100, 130

Bouquets that last forever. Fabric flowers. Instructions for making lily, hydrangea, parrot tulips, and other mixed flowers.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 19 1983 (v.96#6) pg. 95, 156

Pantyhose crafts. A collection of artificial flowers made from pantyhose.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 21 1983 (v.96#9) pg. 98, 124

Fantasy flowers. Fabric-and-crepe paper bouquets include Dutch Iris, wisteria, roses, Queen Anne's Lace, coneflowers, and blue thistles.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 17 1984 (v.97#6) pg. 113, 132

How to make fabric flowers. Pattern is furnished for violets and two sizes of leaves.
HANDMADE 3/1986 pg. 54

Kitchen plaque is made from an old cutting board, a small tin can, and fabric flowers. Instructions for making flowers included.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 82

Realistic fabric flowers. Instructions for pussy willow buds, sprays of dogwood, stocks, and African violets.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 126, 176

Soft-sculpture poinsettia.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1981 (v.26#5) pg. 98, 124

Make fabric roses. Fill the center with rice and cover with a cotton ball. Use as favors at a wedding.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 116, 127

Petal porcelain gifts. Tips on decorating small items (basket, box, papier-mache figure) with cloth flowers that have been dipped in "Petal Porcelain".
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1990 (v.35#1) pg. 71, 102

Three Valentine "plants" made from felt and chenille sticks.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 39, 51, 35

How to make fabric flowers. Includes instructions for dyeing with cold-water direct dyes and recipe for sizing made from cornstarch and Elmer's Glue-All.
THREADS #13 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 68

How to make a Dior rose from organdy, satin, taffeta or other elegant fabric.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 72
Added Info THREADS #35 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 14

How to make flowers from fabric. Patterns and instructions for chrysanthemum, fringed flower and classic rose.
THREADS #81 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 44

Everlasting Africian violets to make from velvet and taffeta.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 1 1979 (v.43#2) pg. 82, 141

How to make Victorian-style headpieces for bride and bridesmaid. They feature fabric "roses" made from satin.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 6 1982 (v.45#8) pg. 104, 118

Make fabric flowers to bloom all year. Flowers included: daisies, zinnias, and black-eyed Susans.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. Cover, 132

A bouquet of calico flowers in a clay pot.
WORKBASKET Oct 1979 (v.45#1) pg. 35

How to make a seven-flower spray of dogwood from lightweight polyester fabric.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1979 (v.45#2) pg. 72