Easy Fabric Bookmark

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Do you need a fast and simple gift?  Well, these easy fabric bookmarks are a little handmade touch to go with a store-bought book as a gift and are so cute sticking out of the side.  And I love them because they won’t damage a book!

  They are perfect sewing project for any age and are also a perfect scrap buster for tiny pieces of fabric that you have left-over from other projects.  Hannie helped me with this one and the only part I did was the top-stitching (mostly because she had a friend come to the door to play).

Here’s how I made mine:

*3 pieces of quilting cotton  (4 inches by 4 inches)

* 1 piece of batting (4 inches by 4 inches)

easy fabric bookmark supplies

Step 1: Iron one square in a half-square triangle.
easy fabric bookmark step 1

Step 2: Place batting on the bottom, then 1 square (right side up), then your half-square triangle on top.easy fabric bookmark step 2

Step 3: Place your last square on top with the right side facing down toward the rest of the fabrics.easy fabric bookmark step 3

Step 4: Stitch around the square leaving a 1 inch opening to turn.  Clip corners.easy fabric bookmark step 4

Step 5: Turn and flip right sides out.  Topstitch the opening closed.Fabric bookmark simple simon and company

easy fabric bookmark end shot

And you are done!

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  1. Jane McLachlan says

    What a nice idea and instructions so simply written and easy to follow. A great way to use up beautiful leftover fabric


  1. […] Read much?  This fabric corner bookmark will mark you place when have to put your book down. Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. shares a tutorial showing how to make one.  It’s super easy to make and uses 4″ x 4″ squares of fabric, which puts this project in the scrap-buster category.  It’s also a good use of leftover charm squares.  Make one for yourself, a friend, or a favorite teacher.  Get the tute at Simple Simon & Co. […]

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