Thursday, February 9, 2012

Sewn Paper Heart Valentines

These fun little heart filled packages were so fun to make...even Lily sewed one up!

Just cut 2 heart shapes from decorative paper and place together.

Mine are about  4 1/2 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide.
I made a template and traced onto the paper.

Sew all the way around...leaving a small opening to fill your heart with goodies.

Back stitch to make sure nothing rips while filling the heart.
I learned the hard way:).

Fill with small treats, then sew the opening.

To add a little ribbon loop, just place between the two pieces in the center and sew.

Use what you have on hand!
I love brown craft paper and torn linen:).
These are so fun and such a sweet little Valentine.

They are easy for little hands to open and enjoy and VERY simple to make!

Happy Valentine's Day!



cestMoi Sandy said...

Thank you for sharing this day of Making Memories from the "heart".
Love it.

Lovely Weekend.

Amanda said...

...I'm already thinking of what I will put in them for my family on valentines day!

I can't wait to make them!!!

great idea.
great tutorial.

Keri On said...

Very sweet idea!

Cailan said...

So adorable, Julia! I love this idea...but still haven't got my sewing machine out of the box ;)

Carissa said...


This is such a simple yet sweet idea for valentines day. I look forward to making some... The children will love them.

Thank you for sharing.

Budget Design Girl said...

Sew cute!!! ;-) What a sweet and creative idea. Love it!


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