February 14 ~ FQ Project of the Day

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Heart Ornaments by Amy, Amy Nieto

Make ornaments for every occasion! Hang them from your lamps, doorknobs, mirrors or make a garland or mobile. Celebrate the seasons.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Other ornaments we love. For related tutorials try here, here (she also has a heart ornament tutorial on the right sidebar) and here.

Share your ornament links (any type) in the comments below, or point us all to related tutorials and inspiration. We’d also love to hear about any recent Valentine sewing!

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68 Responses to February 14 ~ FQ Project of the Day

  1. Lindsay says:

    These ornaments are so cute, thanks for sharing them. I make ornaments for my family every year for the holidays… thanks for ongoing inspiration.

  2. Jeananne Lybbert says:

    How do I find the actual tutorial? I’m new to blogland and have lost my way.

  3. MarionV says:

    As somone new to sewing, this seems like a perfect project. Thanks!

  4. Toni says:

    These are so cute, I wish I’d seen the post before Valentine’s Day.

  5. adrienne says:

    What a sweet idea. I agree these are way cuter than the window clings. When I was a teacher I would have loved sets of these for seasons/holidays.


  6. Stacy says:

    very cute!

  7. kristine hanson says:

    darling, these would be cute as stars too on a Christmas tree

  8. Dominika says:

    Oh, how lovely and simply idea. I think I will use it for the nursery room! Thanks for sharing!!!

  9. Carolyn says:

    Those would be great filled with lavender!

  10. I posted a pic on my blog http://threadingtheneedle-mary.blogspot.com/ of a Valentine Ornament I made last year. Influenced by browsing the many links on Sew Mama Sew-

  11. Anna says:

    So cute! It’s lots of fun to see all of the great projects you find on the internet. Thanks for the work you do!

  12. valerie says:

    I love it!! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Adrienne says:

    What a great idea, I think thatI’ll give that a try!

  14. Kathy says:

    Love the ornaments! And my favorite color is blue – would love to win the fat quarters! Thanks for the giveaway…

  15. Deb says:

    Those fabrics are so cute for heart ornaments. Different from the norm and also would make a great birthday package decoration.

  16. amy says:

    I’m so enjoying the fat quarter projects! These hearts are so darling!

  17. Wendy says:

    Love it! Can’t wait to make some!

    Hey, can anyone out there identify the mystery fabric I have posted on my blog? I need to know what it is so I can buy more! Be my hero and check it out.

  18. Kathy R. says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day!
    You guys rock! You always have great ideas and inspirations. Thanks a million.

  19. Leslie says:

    This is too cute! Simple and sweet!

  20. Holly says:

    i love the anytime ornaments, especially the pears and houses. I’d like to celebrate for no reason at all way more often.

  21. Libby says:

    Love the idea of making this into a garland.

  22. lesley says:

    lovely. i love the little bird ornaments/decorations in ‘last minute quilted and patchwork gifts’. so cute!

  23. Ellen says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Love the hearts…

  24. Bethany says:

    These would make adorable Valentines! I far perfer them to the paper ones that are just thrown out after the holiday has passed.

  25. Pam says:

    Love these! I can see making a crib mobile out of different sizes.

  26. Laura says:

    I have to say that this months features is really turning out to be great. Everyday, my first thing to check when I log on is your fat quarter feature of the day.

    Thanks for so many great ideas.

  27. Rita Engard says:

    Those are very nice heart ornaments
    Rita E

  28. nicole says:

    I migth just have to make those heart, too. I couldn’t resist making these little hearts this year.


  29. Tammy :) says:

    i love these!

  30. alisha says:

    Amy Nieto has such lovely photography. Thanks for sharing with us.

  31. Shawna says:

    I made a heart mobile the other day. http://shawnahenry.blogspot.com/2009/02/heart-mobile.html I loved the pear ornaments!!

  32. Sara says:

    I like those little hearts…very nice for gifts…

  33. Jenny says:

    It’s always hard to find Valentine decor. Love these!

  34. Ruthanna says:

    So easy and fun for the little ones to see.

  35. I love these ornaments. They are not special for Valentine, and I am planning to make them for my “little” sister which become 37 in about two weeks time. Also the house ornaments are on my to-do-list. We have just moved (last Wednesday) and I want to give them away to some special friends. Thanks a lot for the lovely ornaments.

  36. Karen says:

    I love these hearts. I am going to make some today!!!

  37. Anya T. says:

    All those ornaments are cute. Thanks.

  38. LOVE these little pretties

  39. Danielle D says:

    oo i just saw the other links.
    I LOVE the chain of hearts and the nordic houses are lovely.

  40. Danielle D says:

    duh! ornaments–why didn’t I think of that? very cute. ….i’m not sure DH would appreciate lots of hearts of the christmas tree–maybe I’ll do candy canes instead.

  41. Jen V says:

    Thanks for the inspiration. I cranked out a couple and hung them around the neck of a bottle of champagne bottle. Very sweet!

  42. becky says:

    I made some heart ornaments for my front door. Cute as can be!

  43. Dorrie says:

    I love the ornaments. . .too cute to add to my kids valentine’s day bags of goodies!

  44. Toby says:

    great idea

  45. Julie says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day! A few days ago I made a door ornament. Take a look! http://www.jujugoods.blogspot.com/
    I used the word Amore because I thought it was cuter!

  46. DebbieKL says:

    Cute ornaments! I made a heart onesie for v-day. 🙂

  47. JaneR says:

    I especially love heart ornaments. When I use to sew dresses for my daughter I always made a simple stuffed heart (out of that dress fabric) for the pocket. Thanks for the wonderful ornament links!

  48. jodie says:


  49. Mary says:

    These are cute, and look very simple. Maybe I will whip up a few while I am sewing this afternoon.

  50. Kathy says:

    so sweet!

  51. Helena says:

    So sweet. Heart ornaments Would be great to make and leave on kids(or any special someone) door knobs as a wonderfully reminder.

  52. Clara says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day. Thanks for the tutes.

  53. Kate M. says:

    I also love the bird pattern available on the Spool blog (http://www.spoolsewing.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/birdpattern1-1.pdf). It makes a precious ornament.

  54. Lorajean says:

    I can’t wait to make these!! I have bags of lavender to use up! I’m going to get so many xmas gifts this month, thanks for putting this all together.

  55. Leigh says:

    Ooo, those would be great filled with lavender or other herbs as a sachet!

  56. Katie says:

    Very sweet.

  57. Kara says:

    These are such cute ornaments, I might have to try them out. I love the fabric choices in the photo! Not the expected red, pink, and white, which I think makes them just perfect!

  58. Cheryl says:

    How cute are those! Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you!

  59. Heather B says:

    Those are a great idea for my daughter! I know she would love to get one and to make some.

  60. julia says:

    these are so sweet! wishing I had the time to whip some up!

  61. Michele says:

    Lovely! Great decoration idea.

  62. MegVS says:

    How sweet!

  63. Emily S says:

    cute, cute, cute – happy valentine’s day!!

  64. Shellyfish says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day! I love making orniments for every occasion – we need to celebrate more!

  65. Aimee says:

    These are great…I can see them across the headboard of a little girl’s bed. (And now must figure out what kind to make to go over my boys’ beds…)

  66. Erica says:

    The noric house and heart ornament with the embroidery, sewing and crochet is really unique. I plan to try these. Thanks!!

  67. Southern Gal says:

    Your features are great. There are some really talented women out there.

  68. Becky says:

    I love these. I have three hooks in my kitchen windows that I have committed to fill seasonally and this will be a GREAT way to make that happen!

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