My favourite thing about hanging hearts is that they are the most simple of templates and methods to make. Depending on the size, decoration and materials used, you can create an infinite variety of them to decorate the house with or give as gifts - perfect for this time of year.
What I Used:
Needle / Thread / Scissors
Wool / Tapestry Thread
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I created two hearts, one small and the other a little larger [the small one is a gift, so excuse the lack of photos after the cutting stage!]. Here's how I made the larger one:
Print and cut out your templates, using them as a guide to cut your hearts from your chosen medium. You will need two pieces for each heart.
I chose felt, as these hearts are going to be very much for Christmas decoration:
this technique as my guide:
I wanted to hide the hanging, so thread my stitch through the base of the heart, creating a loop large enough to hang and then securing my stitch with a tight knot:
Thank you so, so much for visiting the blog this week - as always, if you try anything you've seen here, I'd love to hear from you and see how it went [firstname.lastname@example.org].
I'm having a Christmas bake-fest over the next two days - hopefully I'll have some success to show next week! Have a fantastic weekend x
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