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Ten projects that are made from ordinary household throwaways. (1) Pillows from old shirts, (2) hanging planters, (3) decorative glass bottles, (4) woven brown paper placemats, (5) rug crocheted from plastic wrappers, (6) rug braided from pantyhose, (7) pillow tops appliqued with lingerie trim, (8) canister set from coffee cans, (9) patchwork coverlet from old scarves, and (10) weaving with old neckties.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 52, 102

Craft projects from castoffs. Includes making placemats that are woven from strips of brown paper grocery bags.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 53, 107

How to make placemats from plaid wrapping paper and clear adhesive vinyl.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 57

Children's artwork is laminated and turned into instant place mats.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1991 (v.69#11) pg. 123, 128

Snowflake cut-paper placemats.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1991 (v.69#12) pg. 64, 72

"Posy" place setting. Flower shapes, cut from colorful poster board and laced together with yarn form pockets to hold picnic plates and utensils. Ladybug and bee shapes are stitched on plastic canvas for napkin rings.
CRAFTS Jun 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 20, 39

Octagonal or oval placemats are made by covering illustration board with silver, gold, or copper self-stick Mylar.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 76, 139

The harvest tabletop. Three simple, elegant and easy ways to dress up a Thanksgiving table. (1) Table runner made from wheat stalks and rice paper. (2) Napkin rings made from tiny grapevine rings and decorated with cones, pods and leaves. (3) Squash candles.
SUNSET Nov 1996 (v.197#5) pg. 106