October 2019
October 2019
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2015
Top 7 Stash Busting Valentine’s Day Makes!

For all those scraps of fabric that are too small to use, yet too beautiful to throw away we have the perfect solution! As Valentine’s Day draws closer, we have five fabulous makes for you to show your love and appreciation for the special people in your life.

Make valentine fabric hearts

DIY Fabric Hearts

Use up any floral print scraps with adorable plush hearts. You could hang them up, or use them as a pincushion. Find the tutorial at Flamingo Toes.

Make a Heart Garland

Heart Garland

Decorate your home with a garland of love-themed fabrics. Perfect for using a variety of sized scraps. Follow the simple how-to guide at How about Orange.

Vintage Heart Shaped Photo Holders

Vintage Heart Shaped Photo Holders

Turn old wooden sewing bobbins into beautiful Valentine-themed photograph holders, or use them to leave notes for someone special. Find them in the Sew archive! http://www.sewmag.co.uk/free-sewing-patterns/vintage-heart-shaped-photo-holders

Make valentine gifts

Houses of Love

Featuring a little pocket at the back to hide a note or treat, these are a fab alternative to the traditional card.
http://aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com/2013/01/valentine-heart-house

Patchwork Heart Pillow

Patchwork Heart Pillow

For your larger pieces of fabric, make this gorgeous pillow from Urban Threads.  Add embellishments or embroidery to personalise.

Ribbon Wreath

Ribbon Wreath

Used up all your scraps, but have plenty of leftover ribbon? Why not make a stunning wreath with She’s Kinda Crafty’s free tutorial?

Vintage Valentine Embroidered Heart Tokens

Vintage Valentine Embroidered Heart Tokens

What better way to share your love than with a project you’ve put your heart and soul into? Use scraps from your work basket and combine with embroidery designs to create something to be treasured for years to come.

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