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Book Buddy Project from Sew It All magazine vol. 5
This is a project from the Sew it All Magazine Vol. 5 by Nicki LaFoille. They can be made any length for small and large books. In the main picture, the polka dot book mark is cut 2 inches wide, floral print is 3 inches.
The possiblities are endless. They make a great gift!!

http://www.sewitallmag.com/index.html

Posted by Megan B. from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States • Published See Megan B.'s 14 projects »
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  • How to make a fabric bookmark. Fabric N Button Stretch Bookmark - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure book, double length, then subtract 1.5 inches. Cut fabric that length. The width should be at least 2 inches.
    Face right sides together. Press. Sew the long sides and one end with 1/4 inch seam allowance.
    Clip the corners.

  • How to make a fabric bookmark. Fabric N Button Stretch Bookmark - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn right side out and push corners to create rectangle shape. Press again.

  • How to make a fabric bookmark. Fabric N Button Stretch Bookmark - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold over 2X and press each fold. Insert thin hair band and sew across. Make sure to backstitch at beginning and end to secure it.

  • How to make a fabric bookmark. Fabric N Button Stretch Bookmark - Step 4
    Step 4

    Measure 3/4 inch from other end and mark in the middle with chalk on both sides.

  • How to make a fabric bookmark. Fabric N Button Stretch Bookmark - Step 5
    Step 5

    Hand stitch button loosely then wrap around thread 4-5 times under button to create a shank.
    Wrap around the book pages and front cover. Secure with hair band around the button.
    Voila!

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