Free rose bookmark cross stitch pattern

Download this rose bookmark chart to make your own reading accessory by Susan Bates, or stitch individual roses to make sweet tags and cards

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Looking for a quick-stitch gift for a special someone? We’ve got you covered with Susan Bates’ pretty rose bookmark! We stitched ours on cream evenweave for a more natural look. Then we trimmed around the edges, frayed them a little bit and stuck our stitching onto patterned card – using acid-free double-sided sticky tape. We trimmed the card to have a point at the bottom edge and then we used a hole punch to create a space to hang our tassel. For a handy how-to on making a tassel, follow the link below!

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Shaggy Bag Fringe tutorial

Scroll to the bottom of this bag tutorial to find a great how-to for making your own tassel!

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To stitch this rose cross stitch pattern, you’ll need:

  • Threads – Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Needle – Size 26 tapestry needle
  • Fabric – Zweigart Brittany 28-count cream evenweave measuring a maximum of 10x10cm (4x4in)
  • Patterned card of your choice for backing
  • Complementary thread of your choice for tassel
  • Acid-free double-sided sticky tape for attaching
  • Hole punch for creating tassel hole

Download the free cross stitch rose pattern

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Or work straight from the chart and key below: