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How to Make a Bookmark out of Fabric

This guide will show you how to make a fabric bookmark using scraps of fabric. This is a great and simple make for book lovers that can be personalised to your individual style.

A great make for beginner sewers, this fabric bookmark can be made using a small amount of fabric that you may have lying around. We have gone for contrasting patterns, but you can choose any design of your choice to suit you. For this make we have used the cotton craft fabrics Candy Stripe Gold and the Sweet Pea Dot Light Blue fabric. We have a great range of craft fabrics for you to choose from and any cotton will work well for this make.

What you will need:

Fabric x 2 types

Interfacing

Pins

Scissors

Sewing Machine

Step 1

Step 1

Cut two x 5” squares of your main fabric, one x 5” square of another fabric and two x 5” squares of your interfacing.

Step 2

Step 2

Fold one square of interfacing in half and cut to make 2 two triangles.

Step 3

Step 3

Next, place your square of fabric face side down and line up your triangle of interfacing on top with the glue face side down. Now iron into place.

Step 4

Step 4

Fold the fabric over in half, so it covers over half of the interfacing and press with iron.

Step 5

Step 5

Now place one of your main pieces of fabric face side down and place the triangle on top. Place the other piece of your main fabric on top, right side down.

Step 6

Step 6

Pin the three layers into place.

Step 7

Step 7

Machine sew around the edges, making sure to leave a gap on the final side.

Step 8

Step 8

Clip the corners, this helps the points to be neat at the end.

Step 9

Step 9

Pull the fabric the right way around through the gap that you left. Using a point, make sure the corners have been pushed out well.

Step 10

Step 10

Iron around the seam and also the part that hasn’t been sewn together yet to create a straight edge. Top stitch around all the edges, making sure to sew the gap closed.

Step 12

Step 12

Cut all the loose threads and you now have your corner fabric bookmark!

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