DIY Hogwarts Houses Harry Potter Bookmark

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Harry Potter has been capturing the imagination of kids and adults since 1997 and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Whether your child is just starting the Harry Potter series or is a longtime fan, they will love to keep their place in a book with this easy DIY Harry Potter bookmark craft.

Whether it’s Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, or Slytherin, everyone seems to have their favorite house or has been chosen to be in a particular house on Pottermore. With this craft, you can choose which Hogwarts house bookmark they want to make, or make all four. 

Harrypotter bookmark

You can make this DIY Harry Potter bookmark easily with common, easy-to-find materials that can be found at just about any store locally or online. If you can trace and cut, you can make your own Slytherin bookmark in no time. 

How to make a Hogwarts house bookmark

You don’t have to have much or any artistic talent to make this awesome DIY bookmark. Grab your supplies and let’s make one or four!

For each Hogwarts bookmark, you will need the following simple supplies that you can find around the house, at the Dollar Store, any craft store, or online.

Wand craft materials:

DIY Harry Potter bookmarks

Harry Potter bookmark instructions:

Gather all of your supplies and download, print, and cut out the Harry Potter bookmark pattern. Pin the tie pattern onto the ruby red, kelly green, royal blue, and black pieces of craft felt with straight pins. Cut out with scissors. 

Hogwarts bookmark

Measure two strips of gold and silver-grey craft felt measuring 12 inches long by ¾ inches wide, and ¼ inch wide by 12 inches long and mark with a permanent pen. Carefully cut inside the traced lines for a clean, finished project.

Harry Potter tie bookmark

Starting along the bottom line of the base of the tie, fit the gold stripes onto the red and black ties, and the silver-grey stripes onto the kelly green and royal blue ties. Use one of the ¾ inch stripes as a spacer. Use scissors to cut the lengths of measured felt.

Harry Potter house bookmarks

Use fabric glue to neatly attach all of the stripes to all of the ties with liquid fabric glue. 

Gryffindor bookmark

With a straight pin, attach the crest pattern to the gold craft felt and carefully cut the pattern out with scissors. Repeat with a second gold crest and the two silver-grey crests.

Harry Potter bookmark tutorial

Cut out the Hogwarts house monogram letters (this part doesn’t have to be exact) and apply the adhesive runner on the back. Attach the G to red craft felt, the H to the black craft felt, the S to green craft felt, and the R to the blue craft felt. Now neatly cut the monograms out with some small craft scissors.

DIY Gryffindor bookmark

Attach the G and H to the two gold crests with fabric glue, then repeat by gluing the S and R to the silver-grey crests.

DIY Hogwarts bookmarks

With detail scissors, trim the roughly cut stripes even with the edges of the tie base.

DIY Ravenclaw bookmark

With fabric glue, glue the house monogram crests securely to the coordinating tie bookmark.  

Harry Potter tie DIY bookmark
Ravenclaw bookmark

This is a fun craft activity that your child can create in only about 30 minutes that doesn’t require a lot of expensive supplies. You might even already have most of what you’ll need at home. 

Your Harry Potter fan will love their new Hogwarts House tie bookmarks. 

DIY Harry Potter bookmark

DIY Harry Potter Bookmark

Yield: 1-4 bookmarks
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: $10

Your child will love to keep their place in a favorite book with this easy and inexpensive Harry Potter bookmark.

Instructions

    1. Gather all of your supplies and download, print, and cut out the Harry Potter bookmark pattern. Pin the tie pattern onto the ruby red, kelly green, royal blue, and black pieces of craft felt with straight pins. Cut out with scissors.
    2. Measure two strips of gold and silver-grey craft felt measuring 12 inches long by ¾ inches wide, and ¼ inch wide by 12 inches long and mark with a permanent pen. Carefully cut out inside the traced lines for a clean finished project.
    3. Starting along the bottom line of the base of the tie, fit the gold stripes onto the red and black ties, and the silver-grey stripes onto the kelly green and royal blue ties. Use one of the ¾ inch stripes as a spacer. Use scissors to cut the lengths of measured felt.
    4. Use fabric glue to neatly attach all of the stripes to all of the ties with liquid fabric glue. 
    5. With a straight pin, attach the crest pattern to the gold craft felt and carefully cut the pattern out with scissors. Repeat with a second gold crest and the two silver-grey crests.
    6. Cut out the Hogwarts house monogram letters (this part doesn’t have to be exact) and apply the adhesive runner on the back. Attach the G to red craft felt, the H to the black craft felt, the S to green craft felt, and the R to the blue craft felt. Now neatly cut the monograms out with some small craft scissors.
    7. Attach the G and H to the two gold crests with fabric glue, then repeat by gluing the S and R to the silver-grey crests.
    8. With detail scissors, trim the roughly cut stripes even with the edges of the tie base.
    9. With fabric glue, glue the house monogram crests securely to the coordinating tie bookmark and let the glue dry for at least an hour.

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