Get ready for Valentines with hearts, hearts and more hearts! From kitchen and dining room projects to dainty earrings; there’s a little something for everyone to make their Valentine extra special!
Stitch up a spook-tacular bookmark for one of the little ones in your life for Halloween! Worked in filet, this cute bookmark says; “boo” and the tassel ends with a not-so-mean looking spider!
School is back in session here already, but I’m sure in many places it’s starting soon so I thought it would be fun to do projects in review that are perfect for this time of year!
This sweet tiny thread butterfly is ideally suited for a paperclip bookmark for your day planner or journal and can be accented with a bead center if desired. Using size 20 or 30 thread, one could even make butterfly earrings. How cool is that!
June brings a lot of special occasions and events including Father’s Day, graduations, and summer vacations. But June is also special for June brides. I’ve collected various free patterns from the blog that would be ideally suited for a June wedding – or really, any wedding whether it’s in December or June!
Stitch up a fun tie that dad can actually use – as a bookmark! Using the spider web stitch to accent the bottom of the tie – ahem, bookmark, dad can use this all year long.
This pattern was designed years back and is one of my favorite bookmarks. Perfect for spring, this sweet bookmark works up quickly and would make an idea accompaniment to a hard cover book for a gift set! I love pineapples and butterflies and this captures both beautifully. Enjoy!
There probably are as many cross bookmarks around as there are flowers I think. Here’s my version which can be made and gifted with a bible. Insert pretty satin ribbon into the cross to make a lovely gift as is, or paired with a bible.
Stitch a fast corner bookmark in the shape of a heart for Valentines. It easily slips over the corner of a page to bookmark it.
I don’t know what it is, but I find bookmarks like pens – they’re always walking off. And since I love to read, it’s not uncommon for me to be reading a couple of books simutaneously. I might be reading one story on paperback and another on my Kindle. Now while the Kindle has a nifty bookmark feature, I still need a real bookmark for my paperbacks and/or hardcovers. Here’s a lacy version you’re sure to love and makes a great gift when paired with a book.
A mesh background is transformed into a beautiful cross bookmark by weaving in ribbon of different colors creating a plaid effect.
This beautiful but super easy bookmark is ideal for gift giving – especially when paired with a book. Super elegant with a pretty ribbon center to add detail and charm. Work up one for yourself while you’re at it!