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Stitch a "cat" or a "bunny" pocket onto a child's jacket.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1985 (v.63#9) pg. 39, 162

Decorate a wool jacket with embroidered snowflakes and an appliqued snowman.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 72, 165

Bunny patch dress. Commercial pattern for a child's jacket and skirt is adapted by adding bunny-shaped jacket pockets and stenciled bunny shapes on a band of muslin around the bottom of the skirt. Carrot button covers are made from bakeable modeling clay.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1992 (v.70#4) pg. 128, 141

Red stripes, blue field and stars are appliqued on the back of a purchased denim jacket.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 68, 70

Zebras, large and small. Pattern for a zebra head is painted on the back of a white jacket. Strips of black muslin are sewn in place for the mane.
CERAMICS Jan 1990 (v.25#4) pg. 38, 55

Ritzy jeans jacket. How to turn a purchased denim jacket into a designer one by adding braid, beads, sequins, acrylic jewels and charms.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 38

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

Convert a T-shirt into a woman's lightweight summer jacket and trim with fanciful painted silk flowers.
CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 60, 39

Victorian ribbon flower jacket. Purchased ivory jacket with lapels are trimmed with roses made from organdy, taffeta and satin ribbon. Lapels, cuffs and pocket are trimmed with laces.
CRAFTS May 1997 (v.20#5) pg. 60

Birdhouse and flower motifs to applique on a purchased denim jacket.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 30, 53

Tips on decorating (painting) a child's denim jacket with stars, planets, etc.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.21#5) pg. 60

How to customize his and her safari jackets with yokes stitched in needlepoint designs. Includes flower garden pattern for woman's yoke and a geometric pattern for the man's yoke, along with a guide for needlepoint stitches.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1977 (v.8#3) pg. 66

Floral embroidery for a denim jacket.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1980 (v.11#4) pg. 44

Patterns for applique trim on a Chinese jacket and Japanese kimono.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.13#1) pg. 54

Woman's blazer for the Yule season is created by painting a partridge-in-a-holly-pear-tree motif on the back. Holly-leaf motifs accent the lapels and right shoulder.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#6) pg. 62

Tips on decorating a denim jacket with dyes, buttons, pins, paint, and beads.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1988 (v.207#5) pg. 110, 249

How to do circular embroidery on a sewing machine. Instructions for embroidering circles of metallic thread on a cocoon jacket sewn from a Vogue pattern.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 83, 113

Black velvet jacket and vest are embroidered with a floral design using ribbon. Instructions furnished are limited to the rose and scroll design for the embroidery.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 83, 143

Use traditional huck weaving to create decorative borders on holiday fashions. Ideas for making and decorating women's jackets, skirts and shawls are included.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 38, 24

Use brilliantly hued satins and silks to create floral machine-appliques on a woman's jacket. Machine-embroider the small accents.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 36, 78

Bolero jacket, sewn from a commercial pattern, is edged with black satin cord and metal coin dangles.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.38#4) pg. 50, 52

"Seminole" jacket for a child is created by adding piecework panels on the front and back of a purchased jacket.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Aug 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 42, 32

Appliqued and quilted jackets. Jackets are sewn from commercial patterns.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1982 (v.2#1) pg. 12, 24, 43

"Falling Leaves" motif to work on the front panel of a jacket or vest made from a commercial pattern.
NEEDLEPOINT PLUS #99 Sep-Oct 1990 (v.17#3) pg. 20, 30, Back cover

Painting on fabric with an airbrush. The basics of operating an airbrush, manipulating the fabric, painting yardage and using stencils. Includes instructions for painting a Shibori scarf using the Japanese pole wrapping method of arashi. Also includes a gridded pattern for a woman's jacket with raglan sleeves, a V-neckline and set-in pockets.
THREADS #31 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 67

How to add mitered ribbon insets to jacket sleeves.
THREADS #85 Oct-Nov 1999 pg. 58

Decorate a denim jacket by appliquing bandannas cut to the shape of the yoke.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 13 1982 (v.45#12) pg. 77, 154

Woman's khaki canvas jacket is decorated with felt appliques of cactus in bloom that are outlined with embroidery.
WORKBASKET Jan 1990 (v.55#3) pg. 20

Personalize a woman's plain jacket by adding wide crocheted edging which runs vertically up the front from the pockets to the shoulders.
WORKBASKET Feb 1990 (v.55#4) pg. 12