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Felt Heart Ornament

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felt heart-shaped ornament

If you prefer homemade ornaments instead of the store-bought variety, these easy-to-make decorations are right up your alley. You can save a little cash and create decorations that are usable year-round.

Felt Heart Ornament

Materials

  • Red felt
  • Embroidery thread
  • Glue stick

Tools

Directions

  1. Trace figure 2 heart pattern from PDF onto parchment paper with a pencil.
  2. Transfer pattern and cut two hearts out of red felt. 
  3. Align back piece with front. Use a blanket stitch in white embroidery thread around the outside edges to sew the front and back together.
  4. Thread needle with a 9-inch piece of embroidery thread. Poke needle through the top of the ornament. Bring ends of embroidery thread together and tie in a knot.
  5. For added dimension, stuff with fiberfill before sewing closed.


Crafts and photos excerpted from Craft-a-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects by Sarah Goldschadt. Click here for more heart-felt valentine crafts.

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