Little Amish Quilt Bookmark

Little Amish Quilt Bookmark

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Go wild with needlepoint this holiday season! A Little Amish Quilt Bookmark is a perfect project for any season!

 

Little Amish Quilt Bookmark

 

Materials:

  • 4″ square of 14 mesh needlepoint canvas
  • 5 colors of #3 pearl cotton or other thread to coordinate with bookmark (model uses brown paper packages Silk & Ivory in 125 (salmon), 12 (black), 14 (burgundy, and 65 (iris))
  • 1 square of foam adhesive
  • Bookmark 2″ x 6″
  • Alphabet stamps

Instructions:

 

Little Amish Quilt Bookmark

 

  1. Following the needlepoint chart (pictured), stitch the quilt in the center of your square of canvas.
     
  2. Needlepoint stitches cover one intersection of the canvas and slant from lower left to upper right.
     
  3. Once the needlepoint is stitched cut the canvas three threads from each side and unravel two of the threads.
     
  4. Place the foam square in the middle of the bookmark, near the top.
     
  5. Place the needlepoint onto the foam square and weigh down with a book.

    Little Amish Quilt Bookmark
     
  6. Attach letter stickers spelling “read” (or another appropriate word) down the bookmark below the needlepoint.
     
  7. If you like, embellish the bookmark with a tassel.

 

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I would like to show you my cross stitch book mark but don't know how to upload it to you... please help. It is really very nice...

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