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Cross-stitch coasters. Patterns for umbrella and rain hat included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1984 (v.62#9) pg. 33, 162

Heart-shaped crochets. Use for coasters or tree ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1984 (v.62#9) pg. 36, 168

How to make a Brussel's lace doily and matching coasters.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1985 (v.63#1) pg. 72, 112

Tip shows how to make ceramic tile coasters with cork backing.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1996 (v.86#11) pg. 21

"Pedestal" turned coasters are made from various types of scrap hardwood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1984 (v.7#8) pg. 54

Greenware (ceramic) coasters are painted using underglaze colors.
CERAMICS Feb 1994 (v.30#6) pg. 20

Recycle used baler twine to make braided hotpads, coasters and doormats. Twine can be dyed.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1979 (v.63#4) pg. 31

Oak leaves, maple leaves, and acorn motifs (needlepointed on plastic canvas) are used for several home decorations. (1) Coasters and holder. (2) Plant pot cover and plant poke. (3) Welcome doorknob sign. (4) Covered brick door stop.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 46, 59

Folk heart coaster. Needlework Valentine design worked on Aida cloth is designed for insertion into a clear acrylic coaster.
CRAFTS Feb 1994 (v.17#2) pg. 34, 47

Summer ant picnic parade with "Carmen Mir-ant" and friends. Whimsical cross-stitched ant motifs to decorate a placemat, coaster, insulated can cooler and napkin ring. Motifs show ants drinking pop, and carrying off hot dogs, bananas and a slice of watermelon.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 36, 39

Star spangled coasters. Star-shaped coasters and mug insert are needlepointed in red, white and blue flag motifs, accented with gold metallic ribbon.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 54, 39

Autumn leaf coasters. Craft foam is cut into leaf shapes which are sponge-painted in fall colors.
CRAFTS Sep 1996 (v.19#9) pg. 22, 51

Plastic canvas leaf motif coasters are needlepointed in straight and overcast stitches.
CRAFTS Oct 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 18, 51

Painted wooden shapes are pieced together in quilt-block style. (1) Wood and felt patchwork table runner. (2) Quilt-block wooden coasters.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 56, 67

Country cottage coasters and picket-fence shaped holder are stitched on plastic canvas with colorful raffia.
CRAFTS Apr 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 38, 39

Mosaic trivet and coasters are made from mini ceramic tiles, flat glass marbles and chips from a broken plate.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 34

Citrus (fruit) slice coaster set to stitch on plastic canvas. Includes a needlepointed crate to hold the coasters.
CRAFTS Aug 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 30, 39

Stenciled foam coasters and a holder for them.
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 28

Using a glue gun and 1/4" manila rope to make placemats, coasters, napkin rings and other objects.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #79 Feb 1981 (v.7#7) pg. 47

A taste for tapestry. Colored pattern for needlepointing coasters and a footstool cover is based on the Waverly "Edison" fabric design.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.21#5) pg. 52

"To My Mother on Mother's Day" embroidered in running stitch, accented with a cross-stitched spray of lilacs is designed to be stitched on a mug mat or the corner of a photo mat. Instructions for making a photo mat included. Beginner stitch level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Summer 1991 (v.9#2) pg. 27

Floral motif worked in cross-stitch and the lazy daisy stitch is designed for use on a jar lid or coaster liner. Beginner skill level.
CROSS STITCH SAMPLER Fall 1991 (v.9#3) pg. 31

Warp wrap coasters and mats.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 54

Ropecraft projects made from 1/4" manilla rope and hot melt glue include a set of coasters and coaster caddy.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 42

Cloth wine bottle cover and four matching coasters (which store in a pocket in the bottle cover).
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 107, 158

Needlepoint coasters worked in a rabbit, duck and sailboat design.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 11 1981 (v.94#11) pg. 85, 124

Basic garter stitch knitting projects. (1) Afghan. (2) Pillows. (3) Basket stiffened with plastic canvas. (4) Tumbler covers. (5) Wall hangings show basket of flowers and basket of fruit.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 90, 120

Rope coasters made by coiling up cord and stitching together.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 8 1982 (v.95#8) pg. 93, 152

Watermelon tray and matching coasters is an easy papier-mache project. Acrylic paint is used to create the watermelon design. Est. cost: $15.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 99, 138

Stars and stripes coasters and box are cross-stitched on plastic canvas in a flag motif.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Jun-Jul 1996 (v.40#3) pg. 84

Tatted coasters. Four patterns of tatted circles are mounted on felt circles.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] May-Jun 1998 (v.42#3) pg. 38

"Mug rugs" to weave in point twill on a four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1985 (v.6#4) pg. 85

Southwest theme "mug rugs" (coasters) and a matching table runner are woven in plain weave using clasped-weft technique to interlock the colors.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1986 (v.7#4) pg. 58, I-10

Napkin rings, coasters and a hot pad are woven in warp-faced 2/2 twill and feature rows of sheep motifs.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.11#2) pg. 94, 84

Pick-and-pack rag coasters in a weft-faced weave.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1991 (v.12#1) pg. 61, 78

Confetti mug rugs are woven in an eight-shaft, four-block warp-rep weave and feature squares of bright colors against a bright background.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1992 (v.13#1) pg. 48, 84

How to use a floating selvedge to incorporate a few seashells on the edge of mug rugs.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1996 (v.17#3) pg. 10

Learning leathercraft. Using the beveler. Includes patterns for making coasters, one circular and one hexagonal, with leaf motifs.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.7#4) pg. 58, Insert

Machine appliqued placemats, jar covers, napkin rings, coasters, biscuit caddy, apron, clock face, and a "Please come in" sign all feature a strawberry motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1983 (v.28#3) pg. 54

Strawberry accents for a table include a placemat and napkin, tea cozy, coaster and basket liner.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 51, 40, 77

"Eco Coasters" are cross-grain slices of logs, sanded and polished.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #538 Mar 1973 (v.69) pg. 115

Make wooden coasters from thin plywood (airplane plywood).
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Winter 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 38

Cross-stitch folk art coasters and trivet.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1984 (v.4#6) pg. 39, 35, 51

Make a nisa mat and coaster set of wool felt.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 18, 26, 47

An introduction to pulled work. Instructions for coasters and a bookmark.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 4

Two Valentine pattern coasters worked with acrylic yarn on plastic needlepoint canvas.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 37

Needlepoint of Mexico. Counted cross-stitch coasters embroidered in Michoacan style.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1979 (v.2#3) pg. 16

Needlepoint accessories for kitchen and bath. (1) coasters, (2) hot mats, (3) napkin rings, (4) mirror frame, (5) towel ring, (6) tissue box cover, (7) round container with top.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 15

Crocheted coasters and matching caddy.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 17

Crocheted covers for glasses that also replace coasters.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1981 (v.4#5) pg. 7

Matching playing card box and coasters needlepointed on plastic canvas with designs of hearts, clubs, spades and diamonds.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 16

Two sets of needlepoint coasters. (1) Musical notes. (2) Four seasons apple tree.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1982 (v.5#4) pg. 14, 27, 48

Hot mitt and pop or beer can cover (coaster) made from recycled blue jeans.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1983 (v.6#4) pg. 11, 43, 44

Make "geranium" hot pad hang-up with removable coasters (leaves) and hot pads (blossoms).
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 19, 52

Needlepoint coaster and matching napkin ring with a holly motif.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1984 (v.7#6) pg. 19, 35, 52

Tartan plaid needlepoint coasters are worked in four variations: basket weave, diagonal, diagonal variation and cross-stitch.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1986 (v.9#2) pg. 8, 32, 40

Coaster caddie. Eight circular wooden coasters with colorful felt inserts are stored in a rack shaped like the figure eight.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1967 (v.128#5) pg. 178

Enameling, a craft anyone can master. Includes basic instructions for enameling on copper. Also includes instructions for making cube candle holders, a set of coasters and a cheese board.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1979 (v.151#6) pg. 120

Wooden coasters (4" square) have photos mounted on them. Ten coasters store inside a 5" cube with photos pasted on its sides.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1972 (v.200#1) pg. 106

Outdoor coaster made from a tin can and a stick.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1963 (v.34#12) pg. 111

Coaster is made from 1/4" thick cross-sections of dried twigs and small branches, sanded smooth and glued to a plywood base.
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 196

Colorful coasters are made from wine labels mounted on birch plywood.
SUNSET Jun 1986 (v.176#6) pg. 137

Laminated-hardwood circular coasters (4" diameter) and matching storage stand.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #8 Mar 1989 (v.2#2) pg. 18
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #11 Sep 1989 (v.2#5) pg. 2

Nine wooden coasters featuring a patchwork quilt block design are stored in a wall-hung frame for display.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #33 May 1993 (v.6#3) pg. 18

Cork square coasters have cut-out designs.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 93, 158

Flamingos under glass. Circular wooden coasters feature scroll sawn flamingo profiles.
WOOD MAGAZINE #86 Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 50, Insert

Eye-catching coasters are made from scraps of contrasting wood, cork discs and hardwood dowels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #139 Feb 2002 (v.19#1) pg. 44
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #143 Sep 2002 (v.19#5) pg. 8

How to turn a set of 6 dual-purpose wooden coasters suitable for both hot and cold beverages.
WOODTURNING #55 Sep 1997 pg. 49

Wine-bottle stand (coaster).
WOODTURNING #82 Dec 1999 pg. 13

Three wooden latticework projects. (1) Paper napkin holder. (2) Rack of trivets. (3) Coaster set.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1982 (v.6#2) pg. 26

Coaster set. Small wooden case features eight "drawers" which remove to become coasters. Case measures 9"x4"x3". Each coaster is 4" square with a circular cork insert.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1984 (v.8#1) pg. 60

Marquetry using the pad method. Includes instructions for making a set of wooden coasters.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.13#5) pg. 26, 56

Crocheted napkin ring and cozy-coaster for tea tumblers.
WORKBASKET Sep 1979 (v.44#12) pg. 21

Crocheted coffee mug caddy fits over the bottom of the mug and serves as a coaster.
WORKBASKET Jan 1981 (v.46#3) pg. 44

Crocheted place mat and coaster set.
WORKBASKET Oct 1981 (v.47#1) pg. 50

Two colorful crocheted coasters.
WORKBASKET Sep 1982 (v.47#10) pg. 70

Fabric coaster set is shaped like strawberries.
WORKBASKET Mar 1983 (v.48#5) pg. 42

Crochet a set of four coasters.
WORKBASKET Jan 1985 (v.50#3) pg. 37

Counted cross-stitch coasters. "Pop", "Shake", "Juice" and "Tea" coasters are rimmed with names of teas, juices, etc.
WORKBASKET Sep 1985 (v.50#10) pg. 88

Crocheted sleeve for drinking glasses that are 3" in diameter.
WORKBASKET Oct 1986 (v.52#1) pg. 52

Needlepoint bridge set. A box for holding two decks of playing cards, has a king-of-spades motif on the cover. A complimentary score pad cover has a border of heart shapes. Coasters, with the same border, have heart, club, diamond and spade designs in the center. All pieces are worked on plastic canvas.
WORKBASKET Mar 1987 (v.52#5) pg. 40

Counted cross-stitch coaster features a hopping bunny motif.
WORKBASKET Mar 1989 (v.54#5) pg. 19

Scallop shell coasters to needlepoint.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1991 (v.56#3) pg. 79

Coasters crocheted over canning jar rubbers.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 20

Sailboat-shaped coasters are cut from plastic canvas and needlepointed with colored yarn.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1994 (v.59#5) pg. 62

How to teach a child to knit. Part 1. Knitted mug rug (coaster).
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1995 (v.60#3) pg. 66

Trivet and coaster consist of crochet-covered bottle caps arranged into grape motifs.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1995 (v.60#5) pg. 22

Coasters are made from plastic canvas mesh and yarn worked in a mosaic quilt block pattern (circa 1897).
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1995 (v.60#6) pg. 70

"Georgia on my Mind" coaster/candy dish inserts feature Cherokee rose flowers, the Olympic rings emblem, "1996" and "Atlanta, Georgia".
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1996 (v.61#3) pg. 42

Novelty coaster holders shaped like a horse and a duck.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1966 (v.22#5) pg. 35

Rectangular serving tray and circular coaster set made from wood. Decoration consists of contrasting wooden plugs set into the surfaces.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1991 (v.47#2) pg. 52