How To Make A Mini Sewing Book Gift Tag- Tutorial

Or safety pins, cotton ! etc
Closed tag book, with transfer letter writing, it makes a little extra special gift. The tape measure ribbon is from
The book contains needles,pins buttons or whatever you wish

I have been a little obsessed with making mini-books lately, it started with making books for my Polly Book readers and has now escalated to mini books for dinner place settings, mini menus but I like this  gift tag sewing book best. It’s a great little extra gift for that like-minded seamstress. Other ideas at the bottom of the page.

If you find any of the instructions a bit confusing please ask and I will explain them better.

CLICK HERE FOR THE INSTRUCTIONS   – How To Make Your Sewing Book Tag

Pic 1  folded in half then flaps folded in
Pic 2 write your message on the plain piece
Pic 3 transfer you book title letters
Pic 3 again- book title finished
Pic 4 start layering up the pages
Pic 5 horizontal stitch to hold the flaps down
Pic 6 Sewing complete
Pic 7 Fill up with pins, buttons extra
Pic 8 punch a hole through the back cover to thread your tape measure ribbon
Other ideas tea time menu
My writing is terrible, you could print the menu
More Books!
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7 thoughts on “How To Make A Mini Sewing Book Gift Tag- Tutorial

  1. Vicky Lacey July 17, 2012 / 9:35 pm

    I love this! Such a clever idea, roll on Xmas so I can really use this idea ;)

    • jamjarbizarre July 17, 2012 / 9:40 pm

      Thankyou Vicky, I hope it all comes out alright ( the instructions) i having big computer issues! Hope you are well, im devoting a Polly to you,you will see why! It wont be ready for an age though, still in the pre-papier mache stages! Lots of love x

  2. makehorsham July 19, 2012 / 8:26 pm

    I agree, such a clever idea and looks so great too! Loving the tape measure ribbon, what a perfect touch! ps where did you get the ribbon from?!

    • jamjarbizarre July 19, 2012 / 8:50 pm

      Hi there, glad you like it, i thought it would be nice if say you were giving someone some fabric or maybe a sewing book. The ribbon i got about two months ago from Arty Crafty in Godalming in Surrey, i will try and do a link!!

  3. jamjarbizarre July 19, 2012 / 9:00 pm

    Hi i cant do the link, i have put the website of the shop i got the ribbon from in the top left hand picture, hope this helps, i will now go onto a WordPress How To Link tutorial!

  4. biscuitsandbobbins July 25, 2012 / 11:37 pm

    Love it. so cute! Would be great for an embroider needle set too!

    • jamjarbizarre July 26, 2012 / 8:35 pm

      i love making little books, im sure they will be good at Christmas, im just trying to think what you could put in them?

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