Nothing says “I love you” better than a handmade Valentine. Their heart will skip a beat this Valentine’s Day when you present the ones you love with a charming bookmark, emoji zipper pouch or even a quilt full of hearts. Use these 9 FREE patterns to sew handmade Valentine gifts and make someone smile and feel loved!
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1. Country Heart Bookmark
These sweet bookmarks are sure to remind your Valentine how much you care each time they see it! Since these are a cinch to sew, make several to give as a teacher gift or a present for the avid reader in your life.
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2. Heart Quilt Block
This 12″ x 12″ heart-shaped quilt block is super easy to sew and is made with a variety of squares and rectangles. Keep it simple by turning a single block into its own wall-art mini quilt, or use one block to sew a throw pillow or a basic tote bag! Feeling ambitious? Make several blocks and create a quilt to keep you and your Valentine nice and cozy warm!
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3. Emoji Zipper Pouch
OMG! These Emoji Zipper Pouches are TDF (that’s “to die for”)! Your techno-savvy kids and teenagers will feel the love and appreciate these trendy pouches filled with a treat. These are easy to make and are a great project to work on with kids who want to be the one to pass out the coolest Valentine’s at school.
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4. Heart Shaped Potholder
Give the cook this heart-shaped potholder that will remind him how much you appreciate his talents each time he removes dinner from the oven! This project is a great way to use up those fabric scraps; plus, the finished item makes a great kitchen decoration.
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5. Paper Pieced Heart Pincushion
Shoot an arrow — or, in this case, a pin — into the heart of your Valentine with this sweet paper-pieced heart pincushion. No need for a pincushion? Then simply give the little pillow to someone you love on Valentine’s Day, or use the paper-pieced heart to create other fun gift items like a mini quilt or a tote bag.
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6. Kissing Fish Mug Rug
These whimsical fishbowl-shaped mug rugs are sure to be a hit with your Valentine! Make a matching pair to give as a gift and add a note saying how much you love sharing a drink with friends.
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7. Be Mine Tote Bag
You’ll have plenty of room to carry around all those love notes and Valentine cards in this Be Mine Tote Bag with a finished size of 10″ x 19″ x 4½”. This tote bag project is great for a beginner sewer and is sturdy enough for everyday use.
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8. Valentine’s Day Heart
Make a bag full of these adorable smiling 4″ felt hearts and pass them out to co-workers, teachers or classmates. These sweet Valentine softies are guaranteed to make the recipient smile, too!
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9. Valentine Appliqués
Use these printable Valentine appliqués to add a touch of love to any type of sewing project! Simply print, cut and sew. This free download includes popular Valentine word phrases as well as a variety of heart sizes and an arrow. Use just one or combine a few to create your own Valentine’s Day message.
Make Yourself a Valentine’s Treat!
Get ready to say “Oo la la!” as we guide you through sewing your own elegant undergarments with this bundle of 3 free sewing tutorials. Get step-by-step instructions for creating a sassy new bra, a pretty new pair of panties and a half-slip you can wear beneath a dress.