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Handmade Heart Warming Ideas for Valentine's Day

How to make a Valentine Quilted Hot Pad or Candle Mat


Quilted Valentine heart craft to make.

With this project you can turn your Quilted Valentine Hearts into a hot pad, or a Valentine doily, or even a candle mat.

Sewing Craft Ideas for Valentine's Day
How to make a Valentine Quilted Hot Pad or Candle Mat
Easy to sew quilted Valentine heart project.
You will Need:
scraps of Valentine cotton fabric
scraps of ribbon and rick-rack
quilt batting (warm & natural is our favorite)
basic sewing supplies
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Fold an 8.5" x 11" piece of computer paper in half and make yourself a large heart pattern.

Cut it out.

With the heart pattern still folded, mark a line from the center of the top of the heart to about 3.5" to the bottom as shown in the photo. Cut.

This gives you 3 pattern pieces for your quilted heart.

Easy to sew Valentine quilted heart project. Pin and cut 2 of the rounded piece of the heart, and one of the bottom pointed piece of the heart from another fabric print.
Make this easy to sew Valentine heart candle mat. These are what the pieces should look like when cut out.
Pin and sew pretty sides together. Place one of the round pieces to the pointed piece pretty sides together. Pin. Stitch the seam using the pressure foot as your guide.
Pin the other side of the fabric heart and sew. This is what it will look like when one side has been sewn.
Easy to sew Valentine heart craft. Place the other rounded side to the other pointed side pretty sides together and pin. Stitch down the seam once again using the pressure foot as your guide.
Add rick-rack or ribbon to the heart craft. Time to decorate your seams! Using ribbon, lace, rick-rack, or what ever you prefer, stitch the embellishments down the seams.
Valentine fabric heart craft to sew. If you want this to be a hot pad, you can add a handle.

Fold a 5" piece of ribbon in half and place the raw edge ends near the top of the heart as shown.

Stitch in place.

Place fabric hearts pretty sides together and pin. Using the heart you just made as a pattern, cut out a quilt back and a quilt batting the same size.

Place the quilt batting down on the table, then the back of the heart pretty side of the fabric up, and last place the quilted heart top pretty side down as shown in the photo.

Pin around the edge of the heart and leave a 3.5" opening on the side.

Stitch around the heart using the pressure foot as your guide. (Don't forget to leave your opening.)

Hand sew the opening closed on the fabric heart. Trim seams, turn heart pretty side out. Poke out corner and seams and press nice and flat.

Hand stitch the opening closed.

Top stitch around the outer edge of the fabric heart. Top stitch all around the outside of the heart using the pressure foot as your guide.
You can use your Valentine quilted hearts as a doily, a candle mat, or a pot holder. Your quilted hearts are done, and best of all, they were made with love!
Free pattern for a handmade 4-patch hanging Valentine heart to sew You might also like our 4-patch heart pillow!



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