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Few days ago I was gifted with patterns for clip bookmarks by fantastic FGM. Before I tried the first pattern for fox bookmark (today  :yes ) I felt INSPIRED and made my own octopus clip bookmarks. That is great in gifts -  they are more than just gifts. I am happy because I got something special AND the same moment I get something more that inspires me and makes me create,  :manyheart

 

For the octopi I used huge clips  ;) but they will do with smaller ones too. Octopi are quite quick to make, easy - and don't need starching  :cheer

 

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Sooo cute! :)

Did you made "double" each one?. What I mean did you made 2 circles and 4 curlies to each one and than connect that back to back? and that would make one?. 

Now as I looked again I would say 3 curlie to each circle and one of curlies on each side?.

 

Maybe I am wrong LOL...

Krys

PS: How long are those  clips are?.

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Sooo cute! :)

Did you made "double" each one?. What I mean did you made 2 circles and 4 curlies to each one and than connect that back to back? and that would make one?. 

Now as I looked again I would say 3 curlie to each circle and one of curlies on each side?.

 

Maybe I am wrong LOL...

Krys

PS: How long are those  clips are?.

 

Yes, you are right!I made a circle with 4 tentacles twice and then joined both parts with slip stitches. That makes the ctopus doesn't need any stiffener.

 

I also made a snail but I think I'll glue some felt on the back side to hide the clip.

 

My huge clips are 3,5 inches.

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Yes, you are right!I made a circle with 4 tentacles twice and then joined both parts with slip stitches. That makes the ctopus doesn't need any stiffener.

 

I also made a snail but I think I'll glue some felt on the back side to hide the clip.

 

My huge clips are 3,5 inches.

Thanks:),

Yes those little things will not curl up when is two of them sewn or glue together (back to back).

 

Krys

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OMG, if these aren't the most adorable!!!

 

I'm going to have to try making some of these. I'm not a threadie, I'm a worsted weight girl, but I have discovered if I work slowly and carefully, I do OK with #3 thread.

 

Since my sisters and I, plus my friends are all big readers, we have a lot of books going at all times. What a surprise these bookmarks would make when I finish a book and pass it on to one of them!

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