8 Heart-Shaped Fabric Patterns That'll Make You Swoon

Love is in the air (and in your craft room) this Valentine's Day . Whether you're a sewist, quilter or prefer machine embroidery, these patterns are sure to make your heart skip a beat.

1. Heart-Shaped Potholder

If you've got a baker or chef in your life, gift 'em an aww-dorable potholder. Not only is it functional, but it'll also add some festive flair to their kitchen.

This quick-and-easy potholder is awww-dorable, and it'll look perfect in your kitchen come Valentine's Day. An added bonus: it's great for using fabric scraps!

2. Strippy Heart Block

Stitch scraps into a pretty heart block you can finish in under an hour. There are a ton of ways you can gift this cutie — slip it in a frame, sew it into a pillow or stitch it into a larger Valentine-themed quilt .

If you're looking for a cute, quick project that'll use up your scraps, we've got a project you're going to love. This heart block sews together in five simple steps, and it's the perfect project to give to your sweetheart on Valentine's Day.

3. Embroidered Heart Patches

These eye-catching embroidered hearts are a ton of fun to make, and another great way to use up scraps. Don't worry if you don't have an embroidery machine — the second tutorial can be made without one!

Reasons to love crazy patch embroidery: it's fun, colorful and uses your fabric scraps. Not to mention it's so simple to make, thanks to embroidery machines.

4. Embroidered Heart T-Shirt

Turn your plain old T-shirt into something festive and fab. All you gotta do is make some T-shirt yarn , then embroider it using a simple running stitch . It's so easy, even the kids can get in on the action!

If you have two T-shirts and a pair of scissors, you're less than an hour away from finishing this adorable embroidered shirt. And while it's great for kids — they can totally help make it — you may just want one for yourself, too.

5. Sweet Valentine Appliqué

Make one (or 10) of these in-the-hoop cuties and use them in any way your heart desires. Give them as gifts, sew them onto larger projects or simply place around your home as holiday decor.

Paper cards are so overdone. This Valentine's Day, give your favorite people hearts made with love and fabric.

6. Pixelated Heart Block

This pixelated ombré heart block is the seasonal trend. Made completely from 1¾" squares, it's a no-stress way to bust your stash.

This fresh and funky pixelated heart is easy to make if you know quilting basics, and it's gorgeous in traditional Valentine's Day hues. Use this beauty in a larger quilt, or frame it to gift to your sweetie. Talk about a modern romance!

7. Geometric Heart Block

Yes, your kitchen needs another table runner, especially one made from this repeating geometric heart block. Pick your three favorite fabrics and get started with easy half-square triangles .

There's nothing better than a heart-shaped quilt block for Valentine's Day. Whether you're making it into a table runner or a part of a larger quilt, it's sure to make your loved ones swoon. Best part: you don't have to go for the traditional red and pink colorway. Choose any hues you want — so long as your fabrics contrast, this design will be bursting with love.

8. Heart-Filled Bookmarks

Choose your favorite fabric, add a touch of ribbon and before you know it you'll have the perfect way to mark that romantic novel you're devouring. It's that easy!

January 07, 2020
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