Introduction: Valentines Day Garland

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Here's a quick and easy craft project for a super cute heart felt garland, to show your heart felt love on Valentines Day!

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To make a garland of 12 hearts:

1 - You will need a 12inch square of craft felt, 22 small felt balls, 10 larger felt balls. Also a sewing machine, thread and a large hand sewing needle.

2 - Measure and cut 2 strips 12" x 3" (30cm x 8cm)

3 - Mark the width of your hearts on both pieces of fabric. 1" (2.5cm).

4 - Place the maked sides of the fabric together and sew a narrow seam along one long edge

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5 - Fold your fabric out, bending it back along the seam line. Sew a narrow seam along the remaining long edge.

6 - Cut  along the marked lines.

7 - Thread a large needle with cotton (doubled) and thread through your first heart.

8 - Thread the felt balls onto the cotton, I went for a triple arrangement of white, pink. white.

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Continue threading the hearts and felt balls until the garland is complete. Obviously your garland can be as long as you want.

This project is super quick and easy, it literally took me 20 minutes and I'm very slooooow at sewing.

More information at my blog.
Happy Valentines Day!

Comments

sydneyhauss (author)2014-01-05

That is sooo cute

sunshiine (author)2013-02-20

I love the pictures! and of course the adorable little hearts! Thanks for sharing and have a splendorous day!
Sunshiine

WagDoll (author)sunshiine2013-02-20

Aw thank you, I've been trying to make my tutorial pics clearer so that's goo to hear :-) x

bajablue (author)2013-02-14

Beautiful work... This garland is adorable!

WagDoll (author)bajablue2013-02-15

Thank you for yur lovely comment :-)

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2013-02-13

Ahh, so cute! Do you remember where you got those felt balls?

WagDoll (author)Penolopy Bulnick2013-02-13

Aw thank you :-) I bought them from Ebay in the UK, if you do a search for 'felt balls' there are lots of sellers worldwide.

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