Make a Cross Stitch Heart Bookmark

This easy cross stitch heart bookmark is a quick and easy project to make for Valentine’s Day or any other time. I used three colors of cross-stitch floss and a simple heart design on a piece of burlap ribbon, which is the perfect width for a bookmark. You can cut regular cross-stitch fabric to use […]

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How to Stitch a French Knot Heart

This French Knot heart is a simple embroidery design for beginners. You can use the same basic steps for all sorts of simple designs, seasonal or otherwise. I love French knot projects. There are some really amazingly detailed works out there done with nothing but knots in different colors. My French knot heart is, well, […]

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How to Make a Felt Origami Valentine Bag

Make a felt origami Valentine bag or decoration.

I guess I should call this faux origmai (fauxgami?), because this felt origami Valentine bag/decoration isn’t really origami. There is folding involved, but also cutting to make the heart shape, which is pretty much frowned on in real origami. Plus it’s felt, not paper. This design was inspired by the heart shaped corner bookmark from […]

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