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How to decorate purchased shirts and sweaters with embroidery, crewel work and monograms.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 55, 102

Pattern and instructions for embroidering a sweater with a large bird in the design used by Southwest American Indians.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1976 (v.54#11) pg. 107

Embellish a purchased sweater by sewing a colorful doily around the neckline.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 62, 150

Decorate a ragg sweater with a poinsettia motif done in duplicate stitch.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 61, 146, 148

Instructions for embroidering "Row-of-Cats" motif in duplicate-stitch on the front of a purchased sweater.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1988 (v.66#6) pg. 75, 89

How to stitch blooming tulip motifs on a plain purchased sweater using duplicate stitching.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1993 (v.71#4) pg. 117

Duplicate stitch patterns to make readymade sweaters look like handknits. Pattern bands include rows of edging, hearts and tulips.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 26, 45

Duplicate-stitch wreath of fall foliage to transform the front of an ordinary knit sweater. Also includes a coordinated border to stitch on the cuffs.
CRAFTS Sep 1991 (v.14#9) pg. 28

Holiday sweater has a duplicate stitch tree and snowflake design to accent the front of a purchased pullover sweater.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 68

Brazilian dimensional embroidery (Varicor) is used to embellish a purchased pullover sweater and tennis shoes. Sweater has a ribbon heart motif with two floral sprays. Floral sprays embellish the sides of the shoes.
CRAFTS Feb 1992 (v.15#2) pg. 36, 55

Two duplicate-stitch patterns to decorate holiday sweaters. (1) Jingle Bear with heart, evergreen sprigs. (2) Classic Christmas tree and gifts are adorned with beads, stars and charms.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 24, 43

Springtime duplicate stitch. Easter basket and border of decorated eggs and bunnies are stitched on a purchased stockinette stitch sweater.
CRAFTS Apr 1993 (v.16#4) pg. 66, 45

Gold beaded cardigan. Paint a simple cascading waterfall of gold beads on a woman's long-sleeved navy cardigan sweater.
CRAFTS Jan 1995 (v.18#1) pg. 40

Autumn leaves sweater. Purchased sweater is embellished with leaves stitched in ribbon embroidery and an assortment of small buttons.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 82

How to decorate an evening sweater with ribbon streamers held in place with pearl beads.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Apr 1984 (v.198#4) pg. 62, 312

Woman's purchased sweater is trimmed on the yoke with ribbon roses and cording.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1989 (v.209#5) pg. 138, 306

Tip: Make velvet ribbon flowers to decorate an old sweater.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 47

Woman's long-sleeved machine-knit pullover sweater is decorated with a painted Indian head, beadwork, and fringe on the sleeves to create a buckskin effect.
MACHINE KNITTERS SOURCE #36 May-Jun 1990 (v.6) pg. 46

Woman's long-sleeved extra-long machine-knit pullover sweater features a large angelfish motif appliqued and painted on the front.
MACHINE KNITTERS SOURCE #36 May-Jun 1990 (v.6) pg. 72

"Bunny-in-a-Pocket" cross-stitch motif to add as decoration to a baby's sweater.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1988 (v.33#3) pg. 73, 98

No-sew lace projects for the holidays. (1) Applique for a pullover sweater. (2) Lace collar. (3) Tasseled sachet. (4) Table runner. (5) Place mat. (6) Pillow in the shape of a Christmas tree.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 32, 66

Duplicate stitch designs (a village or santas) to embroider on a sweater or knit cap.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.38#6) pg. 26, 28

How to add ribbon trim to sweaters.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 6, 40

How to decorate a sweater with shisha mirror embroidery.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 11, 42

Decorate a child's sweater with a machine appliqued "dinosaur".
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 33,53

Plaid skirt and matching neckscarf. Includes instructions for trimming the front opening of a cardigan sweater in matching fabric.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1986 (v.6#1) pg. 12, 42

The design potential of Jacob fleece which produces white, black and gray fiber on a single animal. Projects using handspun Jacob fleece include (1) Shawl of Many Colors woven in eight-shaft twill, (2) Small Pocket for Dreams worked in nalbinded technique, (3) a crocheted shawl worked in scalloped pattern rows, (4) a felted vest with petroglyph motifs, and (5) fan-shaped accents to knit and applique on a sweater.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1998 (v.22#3) pg. 72

How to embroider a "blackboard drawing" on an old sweater. Project is an excerpt from a new book, Ideas for Clothing Decoration.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 136

Knitting embellished sweaters for a child. Pom-poms, jingle bells, squeakers, rattles, appliques, buttons, bows, sequins and knitted flaps are used to create sweaters with hidden noisemakers. General instructions are furnished for design development, intarsia knitting, duplicate stitch (Swiss darning) embroidery and cross-stitch on stockinette. Includes patterns for making an "Elephant Pyramid" design and a three-dimensional knitted rattler with a head that moves and rattles in the tail.
THREADS #29 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 64
Added Info THREADS #32 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 12

Norwegian sweaters finished with embroidered wool edges. How to knit a cardigan or pullover, and embroider the trim.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 40

Cross-stitch embroidery. An assortment of transfer designs for you to cross-stitch on many different items. Includes instructions for a monogrammed pillow with a garland of flowers, hearts to embroider on a sweater, a sampler, and monograms for a blouse, canvas purse and towel.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 3 1979 (v.42#8) pg. 82, 88

Trim sweaters with inexpensive ribbons, pearls, pompons, etc. Some tips.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 11 1981 (v.44#13) pg. 80

Embroider three different designs onto a purchased Shetland sweater in duplicate stitch. Stitch a mallard duck, a snow village or "Victorian" roses.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 30, 141, 142

Embroider a tortoise-shell cat onto a purchased Shetland sweater in duplicate-stitch.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 11 1984 (v.47#15) pg. 82, 127

Embroider a dinosaur pattern on sweaters.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 89, 152

Bird motifs to add to a ready-made sweater using duplicate stitch.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1992 (v.57#5) pg. 50