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Patriotic Plastic Canvas Bookmark

By: Mary Cosgrove for Kreinik

This beginner plastic canvas project creates a patriotic American flag bookmark. This is a perfect after-school activity for kids or scout troops.

Find this craft and more Plastic Canvas projects at "16 Free Patterns for Plastic Canvas."

Plastic Canvas American Flag Bookmark

 
Materials:

  • Kreinik Heavy (#32) Braid 033 Royal Blue, 003 Red, 100 White
  • QuickCount® 10-count plastic canvas by Uniek
  • Plastic Canvas needle (#18)
     

Instructions:

  1. Cut flag piece 24 holes x 65 holes, leaving bottom marker 10 x 51 holes.

    American Flag Diagram
     
  2. Stitch this design using 18-inch cut lengths of the metallic braid in the continental stitch (image below). Leave bottom tab of bookmark unstitched.

    Symbol Guide
     
  3. When you are finished stitching, overcast the edge with 033 Royal Blue to outline the flag.

Stitches



 

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