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How to make petite cross-stitch wreaths and a table runner. Pattern and instructions included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 89, 164

Cross-stitch on gingham. Nine patterns and general instructions for cross-stitch embroidery. Includes instructions for making both round and square tablecloths, a pillow, an apron and a tea towel.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 26, 166

The pleasures of cross-stitch. A collection of projects decorated with exquisite embroidery. Includes table linens, rugs, clothing decorations, chair seats, pillows, stuffed toys, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1984 (v.62#3) pg. 79, 120

Make a set of cross-stitch placemats done in sampler tree motifs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 67, 158

Stag and pine tree placemats to cross-stitch.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1987 (v.65#12) pg. 103, 154

May Flowers cross-stitch projects. Provides charted designs for nine flowers: strawberrry, primrose, lily-of-the-valley, grape hyacinth, scilla, forget-me-not, violet, columbine and buttercup. Includes instructions for incorporating all of them in a sampler and for using selected motifs on a tablecloth, picture frame, hand towel and curtain tiebacks.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1988 (v.66#5) pg. 174

Hearts entwined. Rose-colored hearts are cross-stitched over gold metallic threads to make a table runner and matching napkins.
CRAFTS Feb 1993 (v.16#2) pg. 36, 51

Water lily motif to cross-stitch on placemat and napkin.
CRAFTS Mar 1993 (v.16#3) pg. 36, 51

Heart and tulip cross-stitch motifs for a tea cozy, egg cozy, place mat and napkin.
CRAFTS May 1993 (v.16#5) pg. 18, 45

Placemat and napkin are cross stitched with "Passover" symbols.
CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 80, 43

Placemat and napkin are cross stitched with Easter lilies and "He is risen".
CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 81, 43

Fancy tulip trio. Cross stitched blooming tulip motif is used to decorate a clock, placemats, and napkins.
CRAFTS Mar 1995 (v.18#3) pg. 28, 51

Cross stitch table linen coordinates (placemats, napkins, and breadcover) with a fall motif of Indian corn, gourds, pumpkins, apples, and acorns.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 42, 51

"Strawberries and Jam" motifs to cross-stitch on premade kitchen accessories. (1) Potholder, (2) jar lid cover, (3) placemats, (4) napkin rings, (5) towel.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 53, 39

Summer ant picnic parade with "Carmen Mir-ant" and friends. Whimsical cross-stitched ant motifs to decorate a placemat, coaster, insulated can cooler and napkin ring. Motifs show ants drinking pop, and carrying off hot dogs, bananas and a slice of watermelon.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 36, 39

Two table runner motifs to cross stitch. One has two doves, a Star of David, and "Shalom". The other has doves, a star and "Peace."
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 88, 53

Three cross-stitch designs for bread covers. (1) "When friends gather, hearts warm" with a heart motif. (2) "In everything ... give thanks" with a cornucopia motif. (3) "God Bless America, My Home, Sweet Home" with heart and watermelon slice motifs. Beginner skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Fall 1991 (v.9#3) pg. 4

Cross-stitch placemat is based on an Italian design and has a fringe on all four sides made by pulling threads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 46, 58

Cross-stitched monogrammed napkins. Patterns for letters and a floral basket furnished.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 40

Table runner cross-stitched with the triquetra and circle, plus matching napkins for an Easter table. Also includes a sheaf of wheat to cross-stitch on bread basket linen and a needlepoint cross on a napkin ring.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 34

Cross-stitch placemats, napkins and potholder feature chicken and duck designs.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 11 1981 (v.94#11) pg. 82, 116

Counted cross-stitch accessories to make. (1) Baskets, (2) Samplers, (3) Tote bag, (4) Pillow, (5) Picture frames, (6) Place mats.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 16 1982 (v.95#16) pg. 126, 200

Pennsylvania Dutch cross-stitched tablecloth.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Feb 1981 (v.192#2) pg. 132, 248

Cross-stitched gingham tablecloth.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 pg. 82, 128

Six Mexican folk-art designs to cross-stitch on napkins.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 121, 154

Bright Christmas table linens are made with gingham borders embroidered with a counted cross-stitch wreath pattern. Also includes matching apron and potholders.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1980 (v.25#4) pg. 120, 152

Red placemats embroidered with counted cross-stitch snowflakes.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1980 (v.25#4) pg. 121, 153

Flower patterns decorated these cross-stitched placemats and serviettes (coasters).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 56, 104

Add cross-stitch decoration (red hearts, green leaves, and vines) when making this holiday runner (39"x15") and tablecloth (46" square).
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1982 (v.27#6) pg. 63, 43

Christmas table runner and place mats embroidered in cross-stitch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1983 (v.28#5) pg. 90, 101

Tablecloth is cross-stitched with 48 butterflies in floral motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1986 (v.31#2) pg. 71, 10

Christmas table runner is cross-stitched with poinsettias, wreaths and candles.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 88, 103

Red-on-white cross-stitch in traditional Russian motifs. (1) A 27"-square table scarf. (2) Yule stocking. (3) Pillow-shaped Yule tree ornaments. (4) 16"-square table mat. Coordinated wooden candelabra and Yule tree ornaments are painted in matching motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 50, 66, 71, 72, 73

"Flowers of the Holy Land" table runner, 23"x39", is worked in cross-stitch.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 67, 90

A series of cross-stitch projects inspired by the blue-and-white Delft porcelain of the Netherlands. Motifs of wooden shoes, windmills, tulips and sailboats are featured. (1) Bellpull. (2) Hand towels. (3) Placemat. (4) Apron. (5) Pot holders. (6) Curtains) (7) Decorative cloth eggs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 76, 95, 96, 102,

Cross-stitched placemats and tumbler inserts with tropical-fish motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 62, 64

Autumn table cloth and matching napkins are cross-stitched with motifs of Indian corn, turnips, peppers and leaves.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 63, 76

Cross-stitched table runners, edged with crochet and lace. (1) Harvest cornucopia for Thanksgiving. (2) Tannenbaum Yule design with an evergreen tree and red ribbon. (3) Candle surrounded by holly, a ribbon and stars.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1989 (v.34#5) pg. 54, 88

Herb table set. Place mat, bread cover and napkin are trimmed in cross stitch with herb motifs and herb names.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1990 (v.35#3) pg. 58, 87

Italian dresser cloth features a cross-stitched Renaissance border. Easily adapted to sizes of your choosing.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1990 (v.35#4) pg. 59, 96

Danish table linens. Placemat and matching napkin are cross-stitched with floral patterns. Delicate hemstitching accents the borders.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1991 (v.36#1) pg. 56, 84

Rose motif napkin and place mat to cross-stitch
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1993 (v.39#2) pg. 62, 47

Floral table scarf is cross-stitched and embroidered with pansy motifs. This 12"x21" scarf is edged with eyelet.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Jun 1989 (v.12#3) pg. 50, 38, 27

Southwest-design placemat is cross-stitched with yarn in a bold, zigzag motif.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 48, 35, 29

Cross-stitched burlap table runner and matching placemats for the Christmas table.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 12

Holly placemats and table runner worked in counted cross-stitch.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 39, 37, 51

Needlework of Mexico. Cross-stitched placemat and napkin with a grape pattern embroidered in the Michoacan style.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1979 (v.2#3) pg. 16, 51

Decorate a table-runner with Celtic step-pattern done in cross-stitch.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1984 (v.7#1) pg. 16, 31-32, 46

Cross-stitch tulip and acorn mantle cover.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 7

Make a counted cross-stitch Easter bread cloth and napkin rings. Features Urkrainian egg pattern decoration.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1985 (v.8#2) pg. 10, 34, 41

Cross-stitched table runner, 11"x42", in a daffodil motif.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1986 (v.9#2) pg. 10, 24, 40

Cross-stitch strawberry placemat is worked on red and white hopscotch fabric and edged in eyelet lace.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1986 (v.9#3) pg. 14, 22, 42

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

Cross-stitch burlap place mats. Two designs.
WORKBASKET Feb 1983 (v.48#4) pg. 72

Embroider plain white napkins, place mats or tablecloth with a cross-stitch pattern worked in striking steel blue.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1983 (v.49#2) pg. 30

"For Mother with Love" counted cross-stitch pillows and a table cloth. Pillows, 12" square, and square table cloth are edged with lace. Aida cloth panels with the message and a flower worked in cross-stitch are set in the centers.
WORKBASKET May 1987 (v.52#7) pg. 12

"Blooms and bees" cross-stitched placemat.
WORKBASKET Apr 1989 (v.54#6) pg. 50