Wednesday, December 12, 2012

She Sews...

Scrappy Bookmarks...

Ingredients:

Bookmarks cut from cereal boxes
Scrap fabrics
Glue stick
Scissors/Rotary cutter - For the ADULT helping!!
Enthusiasm
Patience

Ingredients

Step 1 (KID): Glue and press fabric scraps to one side of bookmark.  Pieces can overlap and should hang over edges of bookmark.

Glue

Press

Do both sides!

Other Side

Step 2 (KID + ADULT):  Stitch fabric to bookmark.  She did simple lines.

SEW!

Step 3 (ADULT): Trim fabric to edge of bookmark.  If desired, zigzag stitch around edge.

Trim

Step 4 (ADULT): Sit back and watch her repeat.  Cringe a little when you see her choosing your most treasured scraps.  Pause.  Admire her good taste.  Smile at her hard work!


Wonder how she got so big...

Watch

4 comments:

  1. She is adorable and talented! Great project to do together!!!

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  2. Great baskets for scraps! What are they/where did you get them?

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  3. Thanks Erica, they are vintage locker baskets. I got them a few years ago on Etsy. I was so lucky and got them for a steal, so shop around if you're looking for one. ;-)

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  4. Just made a bunch of these with my daughter for Christmas presents. They turned out great. Thanks for the great idea!

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