Free Bookmark for St. Paddy’s Day!

St. Paddy’s Day Bookmark

Everywhere I go, even the pub, I have a book with me.  There’s nothing like a little reading while tucked into a cozy booth.  So, I’m always looking for bookmarks to mark my place. I hate to use my very best bookmarks when I’m out, just in case I might lose one of them.  My favorites are the ones our son created years ago, and they stay in a pretty pottery jar next to my reading chair.  But I find myself wanting something more than the ephemeral sticky tabs I’m always losing.  I’m not sure how I’m going to finish this one off, but I’m thinking of hemstitching the dark emerald border.  The single eyelet stitch at the top is there so that I can thread a little cord through it for the tassel … done in the colors of the Irish flag.

Happy Stitching!

Remy

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ABOUT ME: Catholic, Wife, Mom, Artist, Researcher, Baker, Cat- Herder, New Englander. I love designing needlework, especially samplers with specialty stitches, applique & quilting, painting, photographing, reading, writing, baking, fabric and floss collecting. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE COLORS: bluish-purples and greens. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE ANIMALS: Cats ~ you don't have to walk them, and they purr. I've also loved my share of dogs. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MUSIC: Instrumental ~ flute, piano, Smetana's Moldau ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MOVIES: Pride & Prejudice with Ehle and Firth. No other versions need apply. Waking Ned Devine, Happy endings only. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE BOOKS: A Tale of Two Cities, Pride and Prejudice, mysteries, romance, classics, non-fiction. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE CLOTHES: Worn blue jeans, turtlenecks, T-shirts, and hoodies. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Book Notes, some History Channel, Fox News, The Science Channel, some The Real Housewives of ... , Doc Martin, some Masterpiece Theater, some TED talks. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE THINGS 2 DO: Read a good book during a rain or snow storm. Stitch or paint in beautiful light. Talk in bed with my husband late at night and then go for an early breakfast... ie, have his total undivided attention, and luxuriate in it. Talk with our son without cell phones, ipods, etc at a family meal. Go to lunch with a friend and laugh till our sides hurt. Browse in a good library or bookstore. Go to the theater when both the play and the seats are good. Stay home and do absolutely nothing. Read on my Kindle! *~*~*~* ETHNICITY: Mixed-American Mutt of Irish (97%), Welsh, and many other slivers of ethnicity.

Posted on March 1, 2010, in Bookmark, Copyright 2010, cross stitch, Freebie. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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