February 4 ~ Valentine Inspiration

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Hearts by Veronica, Petunia

Veronica made these Valentine hearts last year for her daughter to give to classmates. She just shared photos from this year’s collaborative batch on her blog.

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172 Responses to February 4 ~ Valentine Inspiration

  1. Thanks for sharing! I’ve been looking for a project to do with my daughter that she would be able to do & be interested in. This is perfect 🙂

  2. Monica says:

    Looks cute, but like a lot of work.

  3. Grace Wong says:

    I love these hearts!

  4. 4vs1 says:

    My girls would love making these!!! So much fun!

  5. Christie says:

    Cute idea!

  6. ooh, I’m going to make lots of these! some with stuffing, some with beans, and some with lavender, all for different people! And I have a pinking blade for my rotary cutter, so I’ll do stacks of them. Thanks for sharing this great idea!

  7. Brandi says:

    Love love love these!

  8. Kirsten says:

    These are sooo cute!

  9. Liz says:

    i LOVE this idea! having the kiddo write the names of his/her classmates in fabric marker would increase the cuteness, too.

  10. Caren says:

    How cute! What a great mama!

  11. April says:

    adorable. they’d make cute drawer sachets, too.

  12. that's sew samantha says:

    That’s such a cute idea! I think if i put a ribbon on them, my students (maybe the just the girls 😉 would love them to hang from their boring ID badges!

  13. Tong says:

    These are just adorable, perfect little party favours!

  14. Lela says:

    These are very cute and would also make cute bean bags!

  15. Nikki Rainey says:

    This is such a cute idea.

  16. joycie says:

    sweet! i so need to get busy…

  17. Kelli says:

    very, very cute!

  18. Erika says:

    Love these! My MIL bought some paper valentines for my daughter to give away and I was so bummed because I wanted to make fabric ones!

  19. Erin B says:

    so cute!

  20. Gretchen says:

    Sweet little hearts – and a scrapbuster too.

  21. Mary says:

    These are very cute!

  22. Great idea!

  23. duff says:

    <3 <3 A fabulous reminder that love comes in all colors! <3 <3

  24. C. Michele says:

    These would also make adorable pin cushions.

  25. kelly says:

    these are just so sweet, think i might have to make some for myself

  26. Lisa Eichholtz says:

    What a cute idea for a class!

  27. amy says:

    Love this! I’m going to do this with my son and maybe find an easy way to add a pocket for a candy. Great inspiration!

  28. Erin Compton says:

    These are so adorable. I’ve been looking for something cheery and easy to lighten my mood. These may be just the thing!

  29. shannon says:

    what a cute, quick, simple project.

  30. Alina says:

    so cute!

  31. Kara says:

    I love the one on the top left!

  32. Krystina says:

    Aw! I love these!

  33. Karen says:

    These would make cute beanbags for a toss game … but I guess it might be a little tricky to keep the rice or whatever contained while stitching the perimeter.

  34. jennsquared says:

    So adorable! I think if you put some lavender in it, it will be even better!

  35. Maria says:

    So cute. My daughter saw them and wants to make them.

  36. rosie says:

    i kind of want these all over my house!

  37. Cute, but I think I would have attached a ribbon in the middle for a little functionality.

  38. Bethany says:

    My daughter saw these and said “Owww, so cute!” I love children’s reactions.

  39. Eliane T. says:


  40. So cute. I’d love to have a full jar of those in my living room.

  41. Jennifer S. says:

    I. love. it. Might have to whip these up for my boys to give to their daycare ladies!

  42. ainhoa says:

    These are adorable.

  43. Cinnamon says:

    I have just the bag of scraps for this project!

  44. Katie says:

    Hello supermom.

  45. jackie says:

    super cute hearts…i think it would be fun to sew up a bowlful of them just to have on the table! 🙂

  46. Jenny says:

    Such a great idea! The ones you buy are just so cheesy sometimes. These are truly wonderful!


  47. ~Helena~ says:

    Super sweet.

  48. Susanne says:

    Simple and sweet… as all the best things are!

  49. Katie B says:

    Love these! I might have time to stitch some up for my son’s friends…

  50. Ellen in Texas says:

    Love those hearts! Februaary is such a great month for love-inspired designs.

  51. Becky says:

    So sweet!!

  52. happy says:

    simple but cute and toughtful

  53. Kathleen says:

    So much better than giving chocolate or candy !

  54. Lori says:

    Love how she let her daughter draw on one side!

  55. Kristin says:

    very fun!

  56. tscd says:

    These are really sweet!

  57. Kristine says:

    I love these! Thank you for sharing them.

  58. Nicole N. says:

    These are so sweet!

  59. Stacey Lynn says:

    Those are very cute!

  60. Barb says:

    What a great idea!

  61. gigi says:

    those little hearts are adorable!

  62. Christine says:

    Such a great alternative to sweets, it’s a lovely idea.

  63. Dana B. says:

    I love the idea! My mind is brewing up something cool to add to this….As always, thanks for the inspiration!

  64. SewLindaAnn says:

    The little hearts are so fun. You could make them in all kinds of fabrics and have them in a bowl with a message attached, or hang them from a light fixture in the kitchen, fun cute stuff.

  65. Mama Lusco says:

    These tiny hearts are adorable! What a cute idea.

  66. Aimee says:

    Yay!!! I think we’ll make a bunch of these this weekend. What a great idea!

  67. Sally says:

    so cute! Simple and yet an awesome idea!

  68. Carrie L says:

    Fun idea. Veronica has so many creative ideas on her blog!

  69. Megan says:

    too cute! they are the perfect embellishment!

  70. Ramona says:

    I bet those won’t be thrown in the trash the next day. Put some beans in them and make them bean bags!

  71. Misty.Creek says:

    I need a whole pile of these adorable hearts to fill a glass cloche–how cute!

  72. Jessica M says:

    These are super cute, what a fun idea.

  73. Linda says:

    Cute, cute, cute!!!

  74. Sarah says:

    these are so cute!

  75. Beth says:

    So simple and my daughter can help me make them. The perfect non-candy treat!

  76. Daisy says:

    oh these are sooo cute…….i love them 🙂

  77. sy says:

    so cute and looks easy to make. great idea!

  78. sus says:

    the little hearts for classmates are ADORABLE!

  79. JJ says:

    Love these! They are so cute and look easy to make…

  80. Very sweet.

  81. What a great idea for classmates!!

  82. carrie says:

    i love these. you could sew magnets inside.

  83. Elizabeth says:

    What a unique idea! Such a great way to use up scraps!

  84. Michelle says:

    My daughter made 20 in felt last year for her first grade class, it’s one of the sweetest memories of crafting with her, and she was *so* proud when she finished. Doesn’t everything look better in multiples?! I love the look of all those different teeny prints.

  85. allison says:

    these are so sweet and thoughtful!

  86. sarah says:

    aww…so special!

  87. amber says:

    So cute!!

  88. Jessica B says:

    Those are so cute! This year’s on the linked site are cute as well!

  89. Mary Anna says:

    Adorable! I thinking of making heart-shaped sachets filled with lavender for my boys’ teachers. Best of all, I can use scraps.

  90. Carrie says:

    I LOVE this idea… LOVE LOVE it!

  91. Stephanie says:

    These are so cute!

  92. MaryBeth says:

    This is such an awesome idea! I’m going to make some for my boys to give their classmates! I love them! I am going to have to make them boyish for them to approve, I’m sure! haha But I absolutely LOVE THEM! How cute!

  93. jm says:

    Love these!

  94. Sarah says:

    What a great idea! I love it… Kids (and teachers) love things like these!

  95. Rebecca says:

    GREAT IDEA for scraps! Thanks for sharing!

  96. Bekah says:

    Aww, what a great idea. That’s so easy and you can do so many different things. Thanks for the idea.

  97. Jessie says:

    These hearts are so cute. My daughter would love to haul these around with her in her little bag. I could see these with velcro on the back too for sticking them on felt boards or using them for a potty/chore chart. How much fun!

  98. Alyssa says:

    How nice & simple. They would be great made as yummy sachets for the girls in your life…. ideas, ideas, so little time.

  99. Sarah says:

    I love these, so sweet and simple!

  100. Its_Lily says:

    This is a much better idea than giving paper store-bought Valentines that will just be tossed in the garbage. So cool!

  101. Marcia W. says:

    A basket of these for a teacher would be sweet.

  102. Leslie says:

    These would be cute little bean bags for my niece for valentine’s day.

  103. terri says:

    love those hearts

  104. Mary says:

    The hearts are adorable! I just might have to whip some up.

  105. Amber says:

    Cute – perfect to give out instead of those little paper valentines!

  106. Erica says:

    Fun! Oooh, getting inspired to do a little valentine making myself! Thanks.

  107. KT says:

    So cute. If I had a kid in school I would make them into beanbags, with masculine colors for the boys. Love it.

  108. Faith says:

    Were they stuffed with scents or anything because that would add to them and make them even more fun. Good idea though. It is really cute.

  109. sharon says:

    Great little hearts, thanks for the ideas. Sharon.

  110. Rachel says:

    I made some hearts like that with my daughter’s old heart-printed tshirt and some solid felt. Then, I strong them up on a garland while stitching them together. Fun!

  111. Jennwith4 says:

    Very cute! My sewing mentor just gave me a pair of pinking shears to do the same thing. I’ll have to get busy!

  112. Ms. Fine says:

    I’m so glad you posted this. I had seen something similar last year but to wear with a safety pin. Now, if I can only unearth my stash since we moved and get moving on this–bunny will have the coolest valentines in class!

  113. Ellen says:

    These are so fun!

  114. Stacy says:

    Ohh, another great idea for those fabric scraps! Thanks for sharing!

  115. These hearts are adorable!

  116. Erin says:

    OH – those are CUTE!!! Lot’s of great Valentine ideas here! Thanks…

  117. Charity says:

    These look sweet & simple – what a great idea!

  118. Megan says:

    Ah, these are great! I know just what to do with that bag of scraps I’ve been holding on to! Thanks for the inspiration!

  119. Margie Bennett says:

    So sweet!

  120. Beth says:

    These are so cute!!

  121. Tabitha says:

    Cute idea – I think I’ll try this for our homeschool party. There are a lot of younger kids there that would just love to have a little heart to carry around!

  122. Morgan says:

    These are so sweet!

  123. DebbieB says:

    How sweet and what a great idea to add lavender.

  124. Susan says:

    So simple and so cute. I’m dashing to my scrap bag.

  125. Lauren says:

    Oh these are *darling*. I might have to make some.

  126. Jingle says:

    These are really adorable! So fun!

  127. Nina says:

    These are adorable! What a great beginning sewing project!

  128. Jessica C. says:

    I want to make some of these!

  129. Codecrafter says:

    What a cute idea of valentines! Also great for using up those little extra bits of fabric 🙂

  130. Elizabeth says:

    What a great idea!

  131. mon ami says:

    super cute! great idea as a stash buster but I think I like the ones that have been drawn on best.

    thanks for sharing

  132. Morgan says:

    Oh what a great idea! And it’s not candy!

  133. Heidi says:

    very cute.

  134. Nicole R says:

    SEW cute!!!!

  135. Angela says:

    Sometimes the simplest projects are the best.
    They look so cute all together.

  136. Joey Snow says:

    I should have my girls make these for their friends. great idea.

  137. Sharon S says:

    I love these! What a great idea. I think I’ll use up some of my scrap material and make some for my girl’s friends. Thank you!!

  138. Julie says:

    Those are a cute idea. I still need to decide what to do for my daughter’s class.

  139. sonya says:

    so darling!

  140. Danielle says:

    These are so cute and such a fun idea for classmates. Beats the old store bought card anytime

  141. C. Michele says:

    So easy looking and fun!

  142. katie says:

    Such a cute and quick idea. I’ll have to remember these when my daughter heads off to school in a year or so :).

  143. Katrina says:

    these hearts are so very cute!

  144. Sonya M says:

    so very sweet!

  145. Regina says:

    Oh so cute!

  146. alisha says:

    What a great idea! I love how her daughter decorated the fabric with fabric markers for this year’s batch.

  147. Kelli says:

    I think these would be great to fill with rice and lavender for coworkers or some yummy smelling herbs! What a cute idea!

  148. Crystal says:

    That is such an awesome idea! I think I might have to do that! It looks easy enough and I can get them all done today!

  149. Care says:

    Those are so cute!! I must make some!

  150. Oh I love those hearts! And what a great idea to have the kid’sdrawing on the back! They’ll last much longer than candy!

  151. nopinkhere says:

    What a great idea!

  152. Andrea says:

    So cute! What a fun idea…I think I’ll cut some out and let my boys try their hands at sewing themselves.

  153. DebbieKL says:

    I’ve seen so many great homemade valentines! I look forward to when my son is in school so we can work on them together.

  154. Somer says:

    Those are so cute.

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  156. Amy says:

    Very sweet!

  157. Cori says:

    What a very cute idea, my daughter, a beginner sewer could do these for her friends – ADORABLE!

  158. Betsy Tucker says:

    PERFECT. I’ve been brainstorming ideas for my daughter’s preschool class. This will be an easy and quick solution. Plus, Kaia can pick out the fabric and stuff the hearts – she’ll love it.

  159. Desiree says:

    these are too cute:)

  160. Anabel says:

    what a lovely thing

  161. I love that her daughter got to decorate them on the other side! It’s always fun when you can find a way to include your kids in the making of things!
    Rebecca of the R&W Gals

  162. jill says:

    Those are great! I think we might have to make some for my son’s class.

  163. Marilyn says:

    These are pretty! I love the combination of colors!

  164. rae says:

    these hearts are so cute! we felted rocks in reds and pinks for my daughters class. so fun!

  165. Mirja says:

    How cute!

  166. Cristi says:

    So adorable!

  167. qsogirl says:

    very sweet! what a fun project to teach a child to sew…

  168. Bethany says:

    Looks like a fun project to do with littler ones.

  169. virginia says:

    what a great idea for kids

  170. Janet says:

    Ohhh….so inspirational! Many thanks!

  171. moira says:

    Super cute!

  172. pamela says:


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