Felt Flower Book Hugger Bookmark

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2 flower bookmarks on books with title text reading Book Hugger Bookmark
 
 
When I shared my Superhero Coaster with you {here}, I told you that my friend, Nancy at Do Small Things with Love, has inspired me with her projects.  And here’s another one that can trace it’s inspiration roots back to Nancy.
 
 
Recently she shared her Felt Cow Notebook Hugger {here}.  I made one that night (I’ll share it with you soon).  It was easy and fun to make so I decided to make my own flower book hugger.  (Interestingly, a day or 2 later, Nancy had a felt flower project on her blog.  Great minds think alike)
 
 
I used 2 colors of felt that I already had and cut flower shapes freehand style in gradually larger sizes. 
red and pink felt flowers
 
I stacked the flower shapes on top of each other and  hand stitched them together.  
a stack of red and pink felt flowers
 
For the petals, I cut triangles from green felt, folded the base in half and sewed them to the back of the flower.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I hand-sewed the flower to the elastic, and in less than an hour I had 2 lovely book huggers. 
Floral Book Hugger Bookmark
 
 Who do you know that loves to read and would love a felt flower book hugger bookmark?

Maybe they would also enjoy this Plumeria Flower Paper Craft.

closeup of a felt flower book hugger bookmark on a book
 

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24 Comments

  1. So cute and easy!! I’m not sure if my freehand flowers would turn out as pretty as yours, but I’m willing to give it a try. If not, there’s always patterns! Thanks for the great idea!

  2. Oh Susan–this is so pretty and really a new and cool idea. I have never seen felt flowers exactly like this, and I totally dig them! Pinning!

  3. Darling! I need one of these…
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  4. Susan! What a great gift idea. I love these! I will be featuring them in my Spring roundup in April! I’d love for you to come link them up at Throwback Thursday. šŸ™‚

    xoxo
    Denyse

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  9. That’s amazing you were able to cut flowers free hand, I could never do that! Your bookmark turned out really cute.

    1. Thanks, Brenda. Just practice cutting on paper first and when you get a flower you like then use that as a pattern.

  10. I am a crafter and love to read and for some reason, I have always had a fascination for bookmarks. These flowers are simple enough to make and I can use leftover pieces of felt.

    1. I’m a big fan of crafts that use up leftover bits, too, Martha šŸ™‚ Have fun making your bookmark.

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