Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Love Bug WIP, Valentine Pillow and Felt Hearts finished.

Recently I have been checking out some craft blogs and been inspired by some of the lovely things that can be made from felt, this brought back memories of when I used to create things from felt when I was a little girl and so I decided to have another go after all those years.

The hearts and pillow are very similar to the designs I made all those years ago!

These are ideal if you want to make a quick gift for someone as they only took me an evening to make.

Hearts and Pillow for Valentines Day
You will need :

Felt squares in colour of your choice
Three threads of DMC thread for the blanket stitch on the outside of the pillow and heartsand two threads for the stitching on the small hearts
Cut a paper pattern for the Heart Shapes
Make the square pillow in any size you want
Stuffing for the inside
Ribbon to stitch the hearts to.

I started this Love Birds Valentine Pillow in January but could not decide how to finish it until now.
I got the pattern from one of my favourite freebie blogs over at Swappons here , if you look around this blog you will see some gorgeous finishes in the gallery of pictures.


Valentine Cross Stitch Pillow


Cross stitch Valentine Pillow

This Valentine Lady Bug is a current work in progress and I have not decided yet how to finish it, if you pop over to Mylene's blog she has finished it into a beautiful mattress pincushion and she is offering it up as a blog giveaway until Valentines Day on Saturday - so hurry!


Ladybird cross stitch,Valentine Cross Stitch

8 comments:

Wendy said...

Nice heart you made with the felt! Very lovely freebies also ! Nice work !

Cindy F. said...

Love your felt hearts..how adorable!
and your sweet pillow is finished perfectly!
Love bug is too cute!!
Wow! Lots of fun things! Thanks for the links!

CJ said...

Love you felt hearts, it does remind me of my childhood as well. Just adorable!!

CJ

Carol R said...

Pretty felt hearts - I might have to have a go at these!

caerbannog said...

Those are all so very cute! I really like the little felt pillows.

Mylene said...

I just love the felt hearts you've just finished. Such lovely pieces!
Thanks for mentioning my blog and the nice comment.

Candace said...

Luv the felt hearts! Can't wait to see what you do with the LoveBug!

Lisa said...

beautiful stitching, love those little birds!

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Makes so far in January and February 2017

Makes so far in January and February 2017

Makes so far in January and February 2017
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