Thursday, 3 April 2014

Felt Book Marks Video tutorial


These adorable Felt book marks are a must for any book reader. They make wonderful presents and can be made and personalised in different colours using different motifs and accessories.

Equipment needed:


Purple felt
Green Felt
White Card
Assorted beads
Embroidery thread assorted colours and needle
Strawberry / Flower motifs
Needle
Scissors
Pencil/ ruler
Twine
Double sided tape

Sellotape





















For simple and easy step by step instructions on how to make these book marks watch the video below.



NB-This craft activity is suitable for children if carried out under adult supervision.

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70 comments:

  1. This is a really great tutorial, and these bookmarks are really cute!
    Sarah xx

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  2. Cute! I like that you've presented the instructions as a video.

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    1. Thanks Sarah, I thought it would be more fun this way.

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  3. aw these are fab im gonna get casey 11 to copy and make as she loves to read

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    1. I hope Casey enjoys making these in Easter holidays.

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  4. A great craft and fabulous tutorial, I think even we could make these

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    1. Great activity for kids although may need little supervision when using needle.

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  5. What a sweet project - great tutorial! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. These are adorable! Great video tutorial.

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  7. Great post and some great ideas, thank you Nayna for sharing :)

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  8. Great tutorial! Good way for me to stop dog-earing my pages when I'm reading!

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  9. These are fab, we love books and book marks

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  10. These are lovely. A great tutorial too.

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  11. They look lovely and a nice gift to give too.

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    1. Its nice for kids to make things to gift.

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  12. That strawberry one is adorable!

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  13. These look lush, great idea and great tutorial x

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  14. Great tutorial and great ideas for making gifts.

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  15. Great video! May try it to make gifts for next Christmas.

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    1. They make great gifts you can add little snowman, holly or christmas puddings for decoration on christams theme.

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  16. Fabulous! Great video and what a lovely simple idea. Those accessories are gorgeous. Must investigate some crafts shops now!

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    1. Hobby craft, Tiger and Poundshop seem to have a lot of these craft making accessories.

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  17. These are SO cute Nayna! So fess up which one is your favourite?

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    1. I like the one with the strawberry. My all time Favourite.

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  18. What an awesome idea! I've been doing a bit of DIY lately, got lots of fabric trimmings left over, will have to dabble in this! :) x

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    1. Halima I hope you have fun creating them and putting your scraps to good use.

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  19. such cute little bits to make. wish i was reading a real book to make myself one xx

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  20. This would be fun for older children. Simple directions. nice video. Alana visiting from UBC.

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  21. Really creative. I loved your your cute book marks :)

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  22. I used to make these when I was at school! LOVELY post! Karen

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    1. I made these with my nieces so reliving the time I had when my daughters used to do arts and crafts.

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  23. Very cute bookmarks! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!

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  24. Very cute bookmarks! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!

    Peggy
    Grab Your Fab Today!
    http://frazzledtofab.com

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  25. Now if you can only show us how to sew a GPS marker in the bookmark because I am always losing mine....

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  26. These are so sweet! I remember making bookmarks like this in my schooldays, probably still have some of them to this day :)

    Fiona @ www.dollydowsie.com

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  27. very creative thanks for sharing your ideas, we have been making lollipop stick book marks today for easter lol x

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    1. Great idea Lisa anything to keep the kids occupied in the holidays.

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  28. Great project. Looks like a fun one to do with my children. Thanks for sharing!

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  29. What great bookmarks, our 7 year old would love making them and having them!
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  30. Cute bookmarks! I would have done something like this when my kiddos where younger. Now....well, not so much. :)

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    1. Me too but now I make them with my nieces and nephews.

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  31. Wow, they do look beautiful.
    I still use bookmarks every day ;-)

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  32. Neat way to make bookmarks. Have done this in the past.

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  33. These are lovely. It's years since I worked with felt - I think I was a kid myself and had those Fuzzy Felt shapes that you stuck on felt boards last time I used it. That takes me back!

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  34. Terrific bookmarks. I'm all for anything that helps a person read.

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  35. Great article and project mt my Tween and I can enjoy together!

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  36. Great post and tutorial. I really like these. www.mummy2monkeys.co.uk

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  37. Super idea Nayna! Next time I have baby sitting with my little brother we'll try to do some crafts ;)

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    1. I hope you enjoy the craft session.

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  38. Lovely project to get children interested in crafts.

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    1. With Easter hols here and the non stop rain it should keep the kids occupied for few hours and make Easter gifts

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  39. You are very talented Nayna. These bookmarks look amazing.

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    1. Tina its a great activity to do with little nieces and nephews to keep them out of mischief!! :)

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  40. I made one yesterday! So easy and it looks lovely! So proud!

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    1. Tracy that's so lovely that you made these.

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  41. I love these! I sell children's books and run craft sessions to tie in - I think these will be making an appearance soon!

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  42. They look so pretty. I'm rubbish at anything crafty.

    Cat
    http://www.rockandrollpussycat.co.uk

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  43. Very creative .. they look so pretty. Nothing like giving a hand made gift to friends.

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  44. Quite an interesting post! I love reading and so I love stylish bookmarks :)

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  45. These would make adorable presents for my little boys dad and granddad, We'll be able to use some of my miles of fabric!!!

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  46. Ooh, just what I was looking for. Thank you.

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