Four Leaf Clover Cross Stitch Bookmark

Four Leaf Clover Cross Stitch Bookmark

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This 4 leaf clover cross sew bookmaker sample is ideal for St. Patrick’s Day or any other time you need to have a tiny luck! It is speedy to stitch up and a good novice cross stitch sample.

Why You Need to Make Cross Sew Bookmarks

Cross sew bookmarks are some of my preferred tiny cross sew tasks. They’re just about excellent for rookies due to the fact they’re little, rapid to sew up, typically include repeating designs (see also my heart cross stitch bookmark) and you can hide the again if it receives messy.

Bookmarks are also beneficial if you are a reader or know a reader, and they are a excellent addition to a gift of a book or a gift card for your person’s preferred bookstore.

I hope you are going to give this four leaf clover cross stitch bookmark a try out!


I made use of a piece of 14 rely cross stitch fabric that’s 2 inches/5 cm extensive and just about 7 inches/17.78 cm lengthy. This was a scrap I minimize off another job the width is extra essential than the length.

For the floss I chose a selection of environmentally friendly thread: the one particular in the middle is a Coats & Clark variegated colorway, the other two were random bits from my stash. Use what you have! The variegated one is comparable to this a person from DMC.

You’ll also want a tapestry needle for stitching, and what ever you want to use to back again or finish the undertaking (I utilized a piece of cardstock and washi tape far more on that below).

Four Leaf Clover Cross Stitch Bookmark Pattern

This is a super very simple, symmetrical, repeating sample. If you want to get as numerous 4 leaf clovers into your bookmark as you can, fold your material in fifty percent and start stitching from the middle. I did this, building the center a person a unique color, then the two on each aspect of it a next color and the types at the top rated and base a third.

You can of system do the job them all in the similar coloration, or make each a person different. Given that these 4 leaf clover cross sew patterns use heart-formed “petals,” you could make them any colour you like and contemplate them flowers as an alternative of clover if you like!

You can operate each clover from the middle, from best to base or from facet to side.

I did some of just about every, starting the middle just one from the middle and working a single “leaf” at a time. The others were being labored throughout from top rated to bottom or base to best. Due to the fact the variegated thread involved some white, this a person is not as visible as the some others, but I still like it.

The back again of the perform largely isn’t rather but I couldn’t resist sharing this clover’s pretty back.

When you have as lots of 4 leaf clovers stitched as you want or have space for, it’s time to complete your bookmark!

Finishing the Bookmark

To end your 4 leaf clover cross stitch bookmark, you have a couple of alternatives. I like to deal with the again and the uncooked edges in some way.

You can use cardstock on the back again and tape alongside the sides, or attempt felt backing that is sewn or glued to the cross stitch material (folding the edges to the entrance to include the uncooked edges of the fabric).

Or test folding a piece of ribbon in 50 % and sewing it down with the raw edges folded into the ribbon.

I slash a piece of card stock to the exact proportions as the bookmark, then utilized pieces of washi tape folded in 50 % to protected the card to the bookmark.

These minimal clovers would also be cute as the border on a further task. Talking of borders, you could also sew a little border alongside the outdoors of your bookmark if you want to insert a minor anything further. Just make absolutely sure whatever ending you are going to do will not cover it up.

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