The Christmas tree has been put away(finally), the lights rolled up,
the wreaths wrapped and hung in the basement, tinsel and bows and holly boxed
up until next winter. The extravagance
of the November/December holiday season is a thing of memories and I am ready
to move on to life more simple. So, for
Valentine’s Day, I am continuing to keep it simple with this quick and easy
Here is what you need:
-leftover sample pack of square fabrics or 5x5 square scraps
-batting cut to 5x5 squares
-7”x 9” cut away or tear away stabilizer rectangles
-lapel stick or school glue stick
-ribbon of desired length
Here is what you do:
Hoop stabilizer, load design, sew first thread color.
Remove hoop from machine and lay face down on
Place dab of glue on corners of wrong side of
fabric. Turn fabric right side up and
place over sewn heart, completely covering.
Put dabs of glue on stabilizer outside heart stitching
and place batting
Dab glue on corners of wrong
side of another square of fabric, flip and place on top of batting.
Carefully place hoop back on machine. Sew the rest of the design.
Remove the hoop and cut away any excess
Pink around heart.
Repeat steps 1-7 until you have the desired
number of hearts.
Sew 2” apart along ribbon.
Make this banner today to add just a touch of love to your
home for Valentine’s day (and use up some of those scraps while you’re at it!). Hope you enjoy making these.
PS: There are two files. The satin hearts sew out much more quickly than the fancy ones.
Scrappy heart 4x4 satin.zip (28.1KB)