For these Christmas-themed bookmarks we used the designs from the Redwork Christmas Set for a large hoop (5" x 7").
You will need
Organza will make the bookmarks shiny and glittering.
Stabilize a piece of cotton fabric with a light-weight stabilizer and cover with a piece of organza. Hoop this 3-layered piece and embroider one of the designs from the Redwork Christmas Set.
Repeat so you get 2 such stitch-outs.
Making a Bookmark:
With a ruler and a rotary cutter, cut out the embroidery, leaving 1/2" around all edges.
Repeat with the second stitch-out.
You will have 2 pieces of the same size.
Place the stitch-outs together, back to back, and pin.
Tuck the tassel's cord between the stitch-outs.
Pin it in place.
On your sewing machine, topstitch all layers together 1/2" from the edge. Topstitch over the tassel's cord 3 times to secure the tassel in place.
Separate the front and back stitch-outs near the cord and with scissors, cut away a small piece of each stitch-out over the cord.
With the "zig-zag" scissors, cut away the excess fabric around the embroidery.
Your Bookmarks are ready! Enjoy!