Turn heart pretty side out.
Stuff the heart with craft fiberfill.
Hand stitch the opening closed.
Make a bow from natural raffia
or jute rope and hand sew onto the top of the heart.
Next cut out three leaves from
green felt and hand sew on top of the raffia.
Last, let's make the felt
rose. Cut a strip 12" x 1" of red felt.
Begin rolling the felt.
Every time you get to a side
of the roll twist the felt forming a rose like petal as shown in the
photo. The twist is right where the finger is in the photo.
Continue folding and twisting make a felt
Last hand sew the rose on top
of the green felt leaves.
Make several of these
Victorian hearts and place them in a basket, or string them side by side
as a beautiful Valentine garland to go across your fireplace mantel. You
could also add a ribbon to the back and hang them in a window. Either way
they make a beautiful Valentine's day decoration for your home.
If you are redistributing content or photos from our site for
another website or blog you must provide prominent link backs to the
source pages used on LovetoSew.com. If you are using any content or photos from our site to copy, share,
or use for any other reason, you need prior permission from the
author. Most requests are granted. Thank you.