Bookmark Craft Ideas

Handmade bookmarks are a great gift for the avid reader and a creative project for the maker. This is a guide about bookmark craft ideas.

A whimsical cow bookmark in black and white and pink with a rustic bow..
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Who couldn't use another bookmark? I created this pattern because I needed more bookmarks. I think crocheted hearts are darling, I love being able to put tiny scraps to good use. I also love super quick projects, and I think these would make nice gifts.

finished bookmark on white background

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These are paper corner bookmarks which are super cute, fun and easy to make!

Approximate Time: 5 minutes4 cute corner bookmarks


  • 1 paper
  • 1 scissors
  • 1 glue
  • infinite imagination


  1. Cut the paper in a 12x12 cm square. Then divide it into 4 parts as shown. Cut out the part shaded with pencil.
  2. Here is paper being folded to make a corner bookmark.
  3. Fold according to the pictures. Apply glue and fold the other part too
  4. Paper being folded into a corner bookmark.
  5. Add some details to beautify your bookmark and you're done! These can be made in all shapes, sizes and colours and are perfect gifts for children!
  6. A cute monster corner bookmarkA cute Pikachu corner bookmarkA cute cat corner bookmarkA cute corner bookmark.
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This is a good little project for kids and adults alike. They take minimal sewing and embroidery skills. They are so fun to make and would be nice gifts. :) Did I mention they are nearly free?

Approximate Time: approximately 25 minutesbookmark on corner of book pages


  • small amounts felt
  • embroidery floss
  • scissors
  • needle
  • template
Felt Heart Bookmark


  1. Here is an outline of a heart; perhaps you can print this.
  2. Felt Heart Bookmark
  3. Cut 2 hearts from the corner of the felt.
  4. Felt Heart Bookmark
  5. See?
  6. Felt Heart Bookmark
  7. Thread a length of floss, knotting the end to secure it inside your work.
  8. Felt Heart Bookmark
  9. Put your hearts together. Begin making simple running stitches very close to the edge of your hearts. Be sure you are going through both layers.
  10. Felt Heart Bookmark
  11. See?
  12. Felt Heart Bookmark
  13. Now using the same thread, make a French knot and daisy stitches for a flower.
  14. Felt Heart Bookmark
  15. You could also embroider "I love you" or "#1 Teacher", the possibilities are endless.
  16. Make a simple overhand knot close to your work a few times and hide your trimmed end on the inside of your bookmark. Enjoy!
  17. Felt Heart Bookmark

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This adorable felt bookmark will not only help you keep your place, but is so cute everybody will want their own. And they are so easy to make you could make a dozen donuts, booksmarks that is, easily!

finished bookmark

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This is a quick, easy, and pretty crochet bookmark, a great way to use up those scraps. They make great gifts too!

A crocheted medallion bookmark.

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With the fall leaves turning already, what better thing to make for the long winter reading list than this easy and fun bookmark!

crochet bookmark

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This is a guide about making an adjustable ribbon bookmark. This cleverly designed bookmark adjusts to a variety of book sizes.

Making an Adjustable Ribbon Bookmark

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Help kids prepare for the new school year by making this quick and easy cow bookmark!

A whimsical cow bookmark in black and white and pink with a rustic bow..

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3 sizes of shamrocks ready for sharing of the green.

Shamrock book marks with a Birds of Washington book.

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I am looking for a crochet pattern for a book mark that fits on the corner of the pages.

kddid from Springfield, MO

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I know we hate it when people answer our questions with something else, but I did want to point out that from my experience the large loops that you put over a book with some cute thing at the bottom, works the best for me. The corner ones would not stay on and got bumped off very easily. The ones I prefer are also called book thongs. The added nice thing is that you can just slip them over your wrist when you start reading and then slip them back over the book when you are done. No searching to see where you put the bookmark.

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Felt mittens make handy bookmark. Draw a template of a mitten 3 inches long and 1 inch wide. Use it to cut four scraps of felt. (The palms of the mittens can be a contrasting color.)

Felt bookmark in the shape of a mitten.

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