• Puffy Heart Sweatshirt

    Puffy Heart Applique Sweatshirt

    Puffy Heart Applique Try the Puffy heart Applique technique on a sweatshirt (as shown), tote bag or zip pouch. This applique technique is so quick and easy, and you’ll achieve great results especially on curved edges. PUFFY HEART SWEATSHIRT SUPPLIES Purchased sweatshirt Puffy Heart Appliqué Template Removable fabric marker or chalk Sulky Fabri-Solvy™ Stabilizer 50 wt. Cotton Thread Organ® size 70/10 Universal Needles Quilting cotton print fabric (amount determined by number of hearts desired) Fiberfill Sewing pins Sulky Multipurpose Turning Tool Pinking shears (optional) PUFFY HEART APPLIQUE Print the Puffy Heart Applique template and cut out at least one heart. Three hearts are included if you want to streamline your…

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  • Fuzzy Heart Pillow

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow with Reverse Applique Techniques

    Fuzzy Heart Pillow Create a textured, fuzzy heart pillow using reversed appliqué methods and sparkly thread. This fuzzy pillow is a great accent to your Valentine’s Day décor and makes a sweet addition to a kid’s room. Finished size: 15” square FUZZY HEART PILLOW SUPPLIES Sulky Thread 30 wt. Poly Sparkle™ 50 wt. Cotton Organ® Needles size 90/14 Top Stitch size 70/10 Universal (2) 15½” squares of main fabric (quilting cotton or cotton sateen) 15½” square of lining fabric, such as muslin 9” square of plush fabric, such as Luxe Cuddle™, minkee, faux fur or high-pile fleece 9” square of Sulky Solvy® Stabilizer Spray starch Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray…

  • Valentine Cross Stitch Design Collection for Gift Tag Blanks

    Valentine Cross Stitch Gift Tag Designs

    Valentine Cross Stitch Gift Tags These Valentine Cross Stitch Gift Tags are an adorable addition to any gift for a cat lover! These three exclusive designs from the Be Meow Valentine Collection work perfectly with our custom wooden gift tag blanks. But you can also stitch the designs onto Aida cloth or other substrate and make them into mini shelf-sitter pillows or framed gifts. CROSS STITCH DESIGN DETAILS Grab the collection of Valentine Cross Stitch designs as a standalone digital product. Or purchase the Thread Palette, which comes with six spools of Sulky Cotton Petites Thread, our preference for handwork projects. This thread stitches smoothly and comes on a spool.…

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  • Trio of Heart Ornaments

    Trio of Heart Ornaments to Sew

    TRIO OF HEART ORNAMENTS Heart ornaments are fun additions to a Christmas tree before or after the holiday season, taking you right into Valentine’s Day. They also make great little gifts, paired with a chocolate or flower of choice. Designed by Aimee Davis, of daisyeyeshandmade, created these adorable felt trio of heart ornaments, which you can string together or create as separate hanging hearts. HEART ORNAMENTS SUPPLIES Trio of Folk Hearts ornament pattern (it’s free!) Sulky Felty™ in colors: white, beige, heather green, pink, turquoise, heather blue & red Sulky Cotton Petites™ Thread: 1082 (Ecru), 1115 (Lt. Pink), 1046 (Teal), 1039 (True Red),1234 (Almost Black), 1058 (Tawny Brown) Hand embroidery…

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  • valentines for your valentine

    Valentines for your Valentine – quick projects & fun gifts

    Valentines for your Valentine 10 fun gift ideas you’ll love Valentines for your Valentine don’t have to be complicated. Including a touch of handmade, even when buying a gift, is the best way to say “I Love You,” and is a thoughtful addition to any gift. Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing! You just might want to gift them to yourself. 1. Cookie Platter Valentine Whip up some homemade cookies using our Sewing-Themed Cookie Cutters and gift them to family and friends. Wrap up several cookies in cellophane bags with a fun ribbon and a note that reads “I’m “sew” in love with you!” 2. Diamond…

  • table runner tutorial

    Table Runner Tutorial for Chocolate Lovers

    Table Runner Tutorial For Chocolate Lovers (& Valentines!) Here’s a table runner tutorial for all you chocolate lovers out there! It’s a great addition to your Valentine’s Day décor and features fun sparkly Poly Sparkle (formally known as Poly Star) thread from the Sulky Ultimate Valentine Thread Pack. This table runner doesn’t need any quilting to keep it together, but you can certainly add hand or machine quilting as well as traditional binding, if preferred. SUPPLIES Chocolate Heart Machine Embroidery Design; design file 11-8 Count (11.34” x 11.34”) Machine embroidery hoop size: at least 360×200 (featured hoop used: 360×260) Thread: Sulky Poly Sparkle Thread from the Ultimate Valentine Thread Pack…

  • Crazy Patch Valentine Holder

    Crazy Patch Valentine Holder Using Hexies & Free-Motion Stitching

    Crazy Patch Valentine Holder by Melissa Shields Create a fun “Crazy Patch” Valentine Holder to contain the cards you’ll receive this Valentine’s Day. This also makes a great kid’s project to take to school, and it’s a fun stash buster that teaches some new techniques. Use a bunch of leftover hexies to create the crazy heart Valentine, or cut new ones from coordinating fabric prints. A die-cutting machine, such as AccuQuilt, Sizzix or Cricut, is especially helpful for this process. (The heart template can be cut this way, too!) WHAT IS A CRAZY PATCH Crazy patch is an old quilting technique that was a way to use up scraps and…

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