Sewing Themed Bookends

  1. Sewing Themed Bookends
  2. Knitting Themed Bookends

Decorating in the studio can sometimes be a challenge. With open shelves and books all over the place, decorating can be a challenge. So, allow me to introduce the mannequin bookends. Not only are these bookends super easy to make but they can double as door stops.

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Mannequin Bookends DIY

Skill Level- 1 Button


  • fat quarter for fabric*
  • sand
  • basic sewing essentials

*Since burlap has a loose weave, I lined each pattern piece to prevent the filling from falling out.

Basic Instructions:

Print, pin and cut fabric to pattern. Pin right sides together and stitch all around with 3/8″ seam allowance; leaving an opening for turning.

To form the corners, fold the side seam to match the seam along the bottom. This will form a triangle. Draw a line 1″ from the point of corner and straight stitch. Clip excess fabric and repeat on other corner.

Fill with stuffing of choice. I used a funnel and loaded mine up with reptile sand for weight. Slip stitch or ladder stitch the opening closed and place next to your favorite books!

Click HERE to download the free mannequin pattern template today.

Sewing Themed Bookends

ps- this mini mannequin also makes the perfect door stop. So, don’t let slamming doors drive you bonkers when the windows are open!

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Knitting Themed Bookends

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