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DIY Elastic Bookmarks

DIY Elastic Bookmarks

Orly Shani demonstrates how to make a fun DIY that was inspired by the Hallmark Movies Now original series, “When Hope Calls.”
Materials
  • Various fabrics
  • Accoutrements for details
  • Cardstock
  • Elastic
  • Fabri-Tac
  • Fray Check
  • Tacky spray
  • Fabric scissors
  • Paper scissors

Instructions:


1. Use your paper scissors to cut shapes out of cardstock.


2. Spray some tacky spray onto the front of your shape and place them face-down onto the back side of desired fabric.


3. Take your fabric scissors and trim around the edge of your cardstock shapes, leaving a ¼”- ½” of fabric seam allowance to wrap around the back of your cardstock.


4. Once your shape is cut out, lift the cardstock shape and secure to fabric with Fabri-Tac.


5. Wrap the edges of your fabric to the backside of your cardstock shape and secure with Fabri-Tac. *Cut slits where necessary for good fit. *


6. Use Fabri-Tac to add any detail elements you want.


7. Allow to dry.


8. Cut a length of elastic.


9. Glue each end of the elastic to the back side of your bookmark shape.


10. Allow the glue to set and enjoy!


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