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Quick & Easy No Sew Heart Shaped Valentine Gifts

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Extra sweet & just in time for your Valentines giving. This quick and easy no sew 3 in 1 template can be used for a coin purse, a key fob, or a ring case with just minor modifications to this gift of handcrafted love. You can leave your hearts modern & simple, or by using paint pens , permanent markers and the like to decorate with whimsical phrases, names, or dates to add a personal touch to your finished creation of Love.
 
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Step 1: Gather Materials and Print Template

FINISHED HEART IS Approximately 3.5" x 3.5" 
  • Print template PDF file
  • Double Face Tape
  • 7.5" x 5.5" Scrap of Leather, Heavy Vinyl, Sheet Rubber, Neoprene, or Similar Material
  • 2 Complete 2-part Snap Sets (8 pieces total) 2 Male Snaps with 2 Backs and 2 Female Snaps with 2 Backs (other snap options could work as well as buttons closures)
  • Snap Setter if Needed
  • Small Hammer
  • Punch, Awe, or Similar tool to pop holes in material
  • Shears
  • Marking Pen
Optional: Paint Pens, Permanent Markers, or similar or to decorate and personalize if desired

Step 2: Cut Out Template and Trace on to Material

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  • Careful Trim Out Template and Punch Holes for Marking
  • Using Double Face Tape to Attach Template to Material (here we are using red leather for this example)
  • Attach to Material and Trace, Marking all holes that are needed as Well

Step 3: Remove Pattern, Cut Out Material and Puch Holes

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  • Remove Pattern
  • Carefully Cut Out Transferred Pattern on Material
  • Punch Holes for Snaps
  • Use Care when Trimming Large Holes in Section 3 Making Sure that the Holes are able to fit over the Female Inside Snaps

Step 4: Position Front Snap Caps with Snap Sockets and Secure with Setter

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  • One at a Time Place Post of Smooth Cap Part of Snap thru Hole in Section One with Finished Side of Material Facing Out
  • Place Socket of Snap over Post on Cap of Snap
  • Hold together and Position over Setter
  • Firmly Tap Post of Snap Securing Socket Section to Cap
  • Repeat for Other Hole in Section One Using Same Kind
(Hint Smooth Button Part of Snap Should be on top of the Finished Side of Material Used)
Clever! Very clever.. Good job!
Promo King2 years ago
OMG! Way Cute!!! Those are the cutest hearts I have ever seen! And I actually was able to make one pretty easy! Thanks!!
amandaggogo2 years ago
This is very cool!
Drew Wyman2 years ago
Way cool idea! Creative and practical--- thanks, these are gonna make great Valentine's Day gifts!!!
Very cute! I like that you made something that people will actually use. :)
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