Tonight for our class activities we are going to review clothing and laundry basics and things you need to know to maintain your clothing. I am in charge of the basic sewing skills, so we are going to make this bookmark. It uses a piece of ribbon (whatever length you want to fit your book), a hair band elastic, a button and needle with thread. (To prevent fraying, I used a lighter to melt the ends of the ribbon, just a tip!)
1st- We taught the girls to thread a needle, then we folded over one end of the ribbon, inserting the elastic band in the fold.
2nd- Then we used a basic stitch to close in the end with the elastic band.
3rd- On the other end of the ribbon, we sewed on a button.
You are now finished and read to read!
See the Christmas version of these bookmarks HERE
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