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Four romantic gifts for a bride. (1) Linen handkerchief with tatted edging. (2) Musical photo album decorated with lace and ribbons. (3) Wedding (or anniversary) sampler. (4) Marbleized wooden coat hanger painted with a floral motif.
CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 58, 47

Bridal keepsakes in shadow applique. Silk petals are stitched between layers of sheer fabric. (1) Ring bearer's pillow. (2) Photo album. (3) drawstring bag.
CRAFTS Jun 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 62, 43

Wedding decorations and accessories. (1) Bridal bouquet made from beautiful ribbons. (2) Faux wedding cake centerpiece features a secret cache for wedding memorabilia. (3) Cross stitched fan memento for the Mother of the Bride. (4) Mock petit fours party favors can be converted to refrigerator magnets. (5) Bridal veil and garter. (6) Bridal banner features a golden dove and silver bells painted on fabric.
CRAFTS Jun 1994 (v.17#6) pg. 56, 41

Fabric rosebuds and pearls trim a padded covered hanger used to hold a wedding gown.
CRAFTS Jun 1995 (v.18#6) pg. 58

Beribboned bridal slippers. Purchased bengaline pumps are embellished with ribbon roses, lace, velvet bows and loops of pearl beads.
CRAFTS Mar 1996 (v.19#3) pg. 32

Beautiful bridal veil. Ribbon roses with pear stamens and bead string form a headband. Yards of white tulle are attached to form a bridal veil.
CRAFTS Mar 1996 (v.19#3) pg. 34, 49

Victorian garden bridal bouquet and matching headpiece are made from silk flowers.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 28

Ribbon embroidery bridal headpiece.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 44, 51

Bridal headpiece with a cascading veil. Sprays of crystals and pearls, satin roses and velvet leaves enhance the teardrop-shaped hat. Garter is made from blue satin ribbons, lace, pearls and a silk rose.
CRAFTS Feb 1998 (v.21#2) pg. 68

Ribbon roses, ribbon leaves and pearl beads embellish a silk drawstring bag for a bride.
CRAFTS Jun 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 46

Embroidery for a wedding dress sewn from a Burda pattern, with a matching headwreath and ring pillow.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 (v.9#2) pg. 90, 119

A Scandinavian wedding dress is made using a Vogue pattern, with tatted trim on the yoke and sleeves. Instructions for tatting a matching cap and garter included.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 (v.10#2) pg. 64, 108

Bridal garters to sew from lace and satin.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 79, 149

Wedding handkerchief features delicate crocheted lace edge sewn onto a linen square.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 116, 94

Bridal hat is decorated with an pretty antimacassar.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 116, 133

Convert a purchased umbrella into a "bridal parasol" by covering with white cotton cutwork or eyelet tablecloth with scalloped edges.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1983 (v.28#1) pg. 117, 17

A bridal wreath headpiece of beaded flowers and a spray of beaded flowers to adorn the handle of the flower girl's basket.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 87, 102

Bride's blue garter is trimmed with crocheted lace, ribbon roses, a bow, and tiny pearls.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 80, 12

Beaded bridal headpiece.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1988 (v.33#2) pg. 81, 92

"Juliet" bridal dress. Lace crochet, pearls and ribbon roses adorn this off-the-shoulder dress sewn using a commercial pattern.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 29, 42

Ribbon roses and beaded crochet trim for a bride's shoes.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1989 (v.34#1) pg. 58, 51

Sew a short-sleeve wedding gown with machine embroidered roses and forget-me-nots.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 10, 28, 42

Groom's satin wedding vest is included in an article on making wedding gifts and accessories.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1983 (v.6#3) pg. 10, 47, 33

Sew a flowered bridesmaid purse.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1984 (v.7#3) pg. 6

Sew a 1930's-style long-torso, pull-over, short sleeved wedding dress with a dropped waist.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1984 (v.7#3) pg. 9, 38

Make a bride's embroidered necklace and purse both with a floral design.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 6, 21, 23, 38

Beaded bridal hat and veil and beaded bride's headband and veil. Purchased hat and headpiece are trimmed with satin, seed pearls, lace, ribbon and tulle.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1986 (v.9#3) pg. 20, 34, 46, 47

Bridal dressmaking. The design and construction of a custom-made wedding gown. Accompanying article looks at the design and construction of a bridal headpiece.
THREADS #17 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 53, 57

Restoring a vintage wedding dress. Advice on buying one, cleaning, repair, alteration and storage.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 56
Added Info THREADS #35 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 4

What the patterns don't tell you. Wedding gown advice from a New York designer. Construction considerations, fabric advice, underlining, interfacing, supporting bodices, assembling skirts. How to install a faced zipper with functional loops and buttons.
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 68

Advice on how to revive a yellowed wedding gown.
THREADS #84 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 12

Advice on how to preserve a wedding dress.
THREADS #84 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 14

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

Tips and guidelines on how to renovate old wedding gowns.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 7 1984 (v.47#6) pg. 86

Small tatted handbag for a bride features picots and daisies. Bag is lined with satin and has a drawstring opening.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1986 (v.51#8) pg. 14

Two satin and lace drawstring bags. One serves as a money bag for the bride to wear during the reception dance, the other is a small purse.
WORKBASKET May 1989 (v.54#7) pg. 22

Lace garter for a bride.
WORKBASKET May 1989 (v.54#7) pg. 41

Special bridal handkerchief features a cross-stitched nosegay motif along with the names and wedding date of the bride and groom.
WORKBASKET Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.60#2) pg. 54