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Firecracker light. Novelty lamp consists of a ceramic firecracker painted in red-white-blue with nonfiring stains. The wick consists of a bundle of fiber-optic strands lighted by a lamp inside the firecracker.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Jun 1994 (v.39#10) pg. 129

Decorations and trims for a July 4th table. (1) Star-shaped napkin ring and complementary napkin. (2) Uncle Sam place card holder. (3) Flower pot painted with stars and trimmed with a patriotic print ribbon.
CRAFTS Jul 1991 (v.14#7) pg. 37, 43

Red, white and blue felt banner to mark July 4th is a project for kids ages 5 and up. Features a white birthday cake motif with three red candles against a 9"x12" blue background.
CRAFTS Jul 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 10, 39

Star spangled sheaf. Red, white and blue star garland is bundled with a sheaf of wheat and tied with a gold bow for a July 4th door decoration.
CRAFTS Jul 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 14

Salute to America projects. (1) I Love America tote bag is sewn from a bandanna handkerchief and complementary print fabrics. (2) Uncle Sam hat centerpiece and party favor. (3) Miss Liberty bear hanging wind ornament.
CRAFTS Jul 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 52, 39

Star-spangled T-shirts are decorated with red, white and blue stars using fuse-on fabrics and paint.
CRAFTS Jul 1995 (v.18#7) pg. 52, 39

"Heart of America" T-shirt motif to paint. Heart and star shapes are painted with fabric paints and sprinkled with salt to create a watercolor effect. The finished pieces are fused to a T-shirt and outlined with 3-dimensional paint.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 58, 39

Purchased basket is decorated for July 4th by the addition of a fabric skirt and wooden stars attached around the handle on twisted wire. A bundle of firecrackers made from fabric and jute twine are added as an accent.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 51

A trio of projects to decorate for a Fourth of July gathering. (1) USA applique bib apron. (2) Napkin and utensil holder is made from a clay flowerpot painted with "God Bless America," hearts and stars. (3) Twisted wire wreath is decorated with painted wooden stars and a large wooden bow, painted in red and white stripes and stars on a blue background.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 52, 39

A young Uncle Sam to paint on a brown paper gift bag.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 18, 37

Heart-shaped stars and stripes mini-banner made of felt.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 29, 37

American flag made from craft sticks for kids ages 7 and up to make.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 54

Miss Liberty Angel wreath. Natural vine wreath with stribed ribbon on pleated fabric ruffle features an angel with a ribbon-woven gown.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 68, 37

Uncle Sam suncatcher made from pony beads has a flag, stars and Uncle Sam motifs. A project kids can make.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 72, 37

Long and lanky Uncle Sam made from a wooden doll pin is attired in red, white and blue fabrics. Project is appropriate for kids ages 7 and up.
CRAFTS Jun-Jul 1999 (v.22#5) pg. 62

Americana decorative art. Guidelines on color, and the selection and arrangement of symbols. Includes a few basic motifs (star, flag, eagle, Uncle Sam bear, Statue of Liberty, bow).
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 6

Fourth-of-July-Celebration motifs (firecracker, watermelon, stars-and-bars top hat, anchor, stars) to paint on T-shirts, canvas shoes and a sun hat.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 38, 41

Star-spangled spectacular. Fourth-of-July centerpiece. Flower pot, painted with stripes and stars in red, white and blue. Finished pot is filled with a collection of flowers, star garlands and faux fireworks.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 58

Plaque to support Operation Desert Home soldiers is cross-stitched with a flag motif and embroidered with the phrase "Return Home Safely."
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1991 (v.37#1) pg. 6, 56

Miss Liberty motif to paint on a T-shirt is a collage of the Statue of Liberty, stars, an eagle motif and the American flag. Glitter is added to outlines and images.
TOLE WORLD #117 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 6, Insert