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Three different, yet compatible, borders of filet crochet lace with heart motifs. Borders are used to trim a bath towel, hand towel and washcloth ensemble.
CRAFTS Feb 1991 (v.14#2) pg. 38

Trio of cross-stitch motifs for guest towels. (1) Forget-me-nots and roses. (2) Apple blossoms. (3) Rose bouquets.
CRAFTS Jun 1991 (v.14#6) pg. 24, 45

Jingle bells and holly motif to paint on heart-shaped soaps, a dish cover or a hand towel.
CRAFTS Nov 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 22, 94

Meow-ry Christmas applique, a cat wearing a santa cap, to decorate a tissue box cover and a fingertip towel. Includes instructions for making the tissue box cover.
CRAFTS Nov 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 26, 95

Elegant trims for towel ensembles. (1) Oval cross-stitched rose motif edged with eyelet. (2) Filet crochet with heart motifs.
CRAFTS Feb 1992 (v.15#2) pg. 42, 55

Hearts and roses for the bath. (1) Painted towel rack has rosebuds on each end and a blooming rose on the heart-shaped stringer. (2) Two cross-stitch motifs for hand towels.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 34, 51

Traditional quilt motifs to cross stitch on a hang towel, hand towel, oven mitt and potholder. Ten patterns included.
CRAFTS Mar 1994 (v.17#3) pg. 34, 55

Decorate towels with old fashioned rooming house signs. Patterns for "Hot Bath $.20", "Close Shave $.05", "Clean Towel $.10 Extra", and "Free Soap".
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 60

Cross stitch a paisley design to decorate white eyelet trimmed towels.
CRAFTS May 1995 (v.18#5) pg. 66, 43

Fancy fingertip towels are decorated with a cross stitch design that uses only a single stitch.
CRAFTS May 1995 (v.18#5) pg. 90, 43

For the guest's bath. Purchased bath towel is trimmed with a basket motif made from yo yos. The center of the basket forms a pocket to hold a folded wash cloth or packets of soap, lotions, etc.
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 58

"Garden fresh" dish towels. Purchased checked dish towels are appliqued with a watermelon slice, an ear of corn and larger checks.
CRAFTS Mar 1996 (v.19#3) pg. 68, 49

Machine embroidered linen hand towels.
CRAFTS Apr 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 67

"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

Stars 'n checks towel. Band of star-shaped flags to cross-stitch on Aida cloth and attach to a checked towel.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 82, 39

Cross-stitch kitchen set with apple motifs. (1) Terry towel with evenweave insert is stitched with a motif that says "Waldorf Salad" and includes celery, apples, walnuts and a jar of mayonaise. (2) Mug insert features an "Apple Spice Tea" motif with tea kettle, apple and steaming cup. (3) Jar lid cover motif is "Apple Pie" with flour and sugar canisters, apples and a rolling pin.
CRAFTS Sep 1996 (v.19#9) pg. 74, 51

Holiday hand towels. (1) St. Nicholas figure is appliqued on a purchased tea towel. (2) "Santa and Mrs. Claus" motifs to embroider on a purchased dish towel with Aida cloth insert.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 88, 61

A is for Apples projects. (1) Red and white gingham dish towel is appliqued with an apple motif and trimmed with a ruffle. (2) Metal bookends are painted with apple motifs. (3) Clay saucer clock is painted with "Apple Time", numbers at 3, 6, 9 and 12, and a checked border. Split wooden apples mark the other numerals.
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 72, 45

Lacy edging to crochet as trim for bathroom hand towels.
CRAFTS Mar 1999 (v.22#2) pg. 36

Homespun hearts fingertip towel. "Welcome" and squares are cross-stitched in a towel with Aida fabric insert. Heart-shaped buttons are sewn in the center of each square.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 26, Insert

Wild tiger cross-stitch motifs for bands on handtowels in two styles. (1) Tiger eyes. (2) "On the wild side" with two tigers.
CRAFTS Jun-Jul 1999 (v.22#5) pg. 52, Insert

German show towel Part 5. Includes Nun's stitch, hemstitch, preparing hem, fringe, attaching hanging tabs and joining the flap and towel. Advanced cross stitch skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Spring 1991 (v.9#1) pg. 21

Create a country towel. Kitchen towel border is painted with cottage, sheep and heart motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1991 (v.18#3) pg. 42, 45

Blooms to brighten a bath. Floral motifs to paint on towel borders. Instructions for painting lilacs, carnations and dahlias.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1998 (v.25#2) pg. 64, Insert

Two seasonal motifs to cross-stitch on hand towels. (1) Kissing kids for Valentine's Day. (2) Sledding boy with dog for January.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Jan-Feb 1998 (v.42#1) pg. 18

Drawstring laundry bag (19"x26") made from a colorful floral print fabric is topped with eyelet. The same fabric and eyelet is used to trim bathroom towels.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1990 (v.35#3) pg. 52, 97

Victorian Enchantment towel set. Bath towel, hand towel and brush pocket are painted with rose motifs.
TOLE WORLD #118 Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 27

Victorian Spring tulip motifs to paint on a purchased Battenberg lace hand towel. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #121 Mar-Apr 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 42, Insert

Adobe decor. Tatted edging for terrycloth hand towels.
WORKBASKET Jan 1990 (v.55#3) pg. 5

Seminole decorated towels. Decorate white towels with a colorful band of quilting featuring diamonds between two narrow bands.
WORKBASKET Mar 1990 (v.55#5) pg. 34

Knitted lace edging for a towel.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1991 (v.56#4) pg. 12

"My Kitchen" and cat motifs to cross-stitch on a kitchen towel.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1991 (v.56#5) pg. 35

Cross-stitch patterns of Uncle Sam, Lady Liberty, and the Capitol building are used to decorate fingertip towels.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1994 (v.59#5) pg. 8

His and hers hand towels are decorated with a cross-stitched border surrounding "HIS" or "HERS".
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1994 (v.59#6) pg. 66

Clover and ribbon tatted lace is used to embellish a hand towel.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1994 (v.59#6) pg. 70