Nothing says Valentine’s day like the iconic pink sweetheart box.
Here’s our felt version.
You will need:
1- 9″x 12″ sheets Pink felt- Bubblegum Felt*
3″ x 3″ scrap White Felt*
5″ x 5″ scrap Red Felt – Lipstick
1 pkg – Sweetheart buttons
* Matching thread (you can use 1 strand of embroidery thread in place of standard thread.)
Embroidery thread in Hot Pink
Templates (at the end of post)
Cut both 2 front and back pieces (A) and 2 each of the side piece (D, H) one felt backing (B) from pink felt
Cut heart shape from the center of one of the A pieces.
Cut out felt heart shape (I) from white, chartreuse, and sparrow colored felts.
Cut (C) from white felt.
Cut one each of templates E, F, and G from and 1 D from red felt.
Trace out the heart shape onto template B try to leave lots of spacing around the heart it will be easier to sew the vinyl down.
Cover heart shape with buttons – This doesn’t need to be exact.
Sew vinyl over button pieces.
Throw a few loose buttons in if desired.
Stitch template C onto template A
Stitch down red D piece using an overcast stitch and matching thread. Trim ends of felt so they fit at an angle.
Make a Felt Bow
Loop E piece over as shown and stitch down. Wrap F piece around the loop and stitch down. Lay onto G piece and secure with a few stitches.
Place the ribbon in the center and stitch down.
Place vinyl covered B piece behind the box front. Carefully stitch together using matching thread and hiding the stitches under the loose scalloped heart edge. Set aside.
Lay out heart shapes (I ) as shown and stitch each down with a running stitch and matching thread.
Sew sides together (D and H) Attach back piece to frame with an overcast stitch with matching thread.
Print templates as full page.
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