Tutorial: Felt Heart Garland



Love it or hate it, Valentine's day is fast upon us. If you'd like to make something for that day, or something to add some cute to your room, look no further than this felt heart garland.


The items you'll need are:
Heart Garland Tutorial

Felt
Heart template (really simple to draw up)
Pins
Scissors
Embroidery floss
Thread
Sewing needle
Yarn needle
Stuffing (not pictured)


Directions:


1. Pin heart template to folded piece of felt, and cut it out.

Heart Garland Tutorial

Heart Garland Tutorial

Heart Garland Tutorial


2. Thread needle and sew the heart (I used the blanket stitch. A tutorial for that is on FutureGirl's blog)

Heart Garland Tutorial


3. When you get half way around your heart, stop sewing, and begin to stuff the heart.

Heart Garland Tutorial

Heart Garland Tutorial


4. Finish sewing, and make an extra stitch at the beginning of the heart.

Heart Garland Tutorial


5. Insert the needle at the top, and push through the bottom. Cut excess thread.

Heart Garland Tutorial

Heart Garland Tutorial


6. Repeat numbers 1-5 as needed.

Heart Garland Tutorial

After you make more hearts, you can string them together.

Heart Garland Tutorial

7. Thread a length of embroidery thread.

Heart Garland Tutorial

8. Pierce one side of the heart, and pull through.

Heart Garland Tutorial

Heart Garland Tutorial


9. Repeat as needed.

Heart Garland Tutorial

Enjoy your super adorable heart garland!
If you decide to make one (or many) send me a photo! And if you have any questions, ask here, or email me.

Take Care.



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