Sewing Trends ~ Valentine’s Day!

on February 10 | in Sewing Trends | by | with 11 Comments

Melanie from A Sewing Journal shares today’s Sewing Trends collections, giving us a glimpse of the pre-Valentine’s Day sewing in the works right now! Find Melanie on Twitter and Facebook, with regular sewing trend + tutorial posts and more on A Sewing Journal.

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In honor of the True Love theme in February here at Sew,Mama,Sew!, I thought we’d look at what the online sewing community is making leading up to Valentine’s Day.

In the quilted hearts and love category we have: Clockwise from top left: True Love ~ LOVE Mini-Quilt Pattern + Tutorial by Kelly of kelbysews for Sew,Mama,Sew!, T-Romance at the Cabin quilt by Linda Rotz Miller Quilts & Quilt Tops, Bargello Heart Quilt Pattern by LiL’ Becks Corner, Scrappy Heart Potholder by TeresaDownUnder, LOVE and Hearts Paper Pieced Valentine quilt pattern by Right Patterns.

Sewing hearts on clothes is a pretty way to celebrate the holiday. Clockwise from top left: Valentine Sweaters for the Girls tutorial by All Things Belle. DIY Felt Applique tutorial by Finley and Oliver, Ruffled Heart Valentine Dress tutorial (Made from recycled Tshirts) by Make It and Love It, Valentine’s Day Outfit by craftyNHmom.

Stuffed hearts are fun for Valentine’s or year round. Clockwise from top left: Valentine’s Day Craft: Tic Tac Toe Hearts tutorial by Marie LeBaron for Alphamom, My Funky Valentines free pattern by Lella Boutique, Felt Hearts Mobile by Pretty Plush, DIY Puffy Hearts tutorial by Finley and Oliver.

I love Pink! And Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to embrace it. Pink fabric, clockwise from top left: Lichen Berry from the Terrain fabric collection by Kate Spain for Moda, Garden Spiral Pink from the Monkey’s Bizness collection from Alexander Henry, Oval Geo Pink from the I Heart fabric collection by Rashida Coleman Hale for Timeless Treasures, Vintage Ironwork Berry from the Secret Garden fabric collection by Sandi Henderson for Michael Miller Fabrics, Garden Sketch Pink from the Soul Garden fabric collection designed by Carolyn Gavin for P & B Textiles, Dot to Dot Pink from the Children at Play fabric collection by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller Fabrics.

Put a heart on it! Pillows and more. Clockwise from top: Sweet Heart Pillowcase by Yesterday on Tuesday, Sis Boom Beauregard Bear Free Pattern + Tutorial by Carla Crim and Jennifer Paganelli for Sew,Mama,Sew!, Sperm Whale Throw Pillow with a felt heart by Stuffed and Mounted.

Valentines and hearts to hang on a wall. Clockwise from top left: Cross Stitch Ombre Hearts by little lovelies, Valentine Birds by Why Not Sew?, Love Birds Burlap Art by Jenny Bartoy Handmade Designs, Heart Crossstitch by Georgica Designs, My Heart Sings For You by lovely little handmades.

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11 Responses to Sewing Trends ~ Valentine’s Day!

  1. Bex Bauer says:

    Melanie- Thanks so much for including my whale throw pillow! The rest of the work you have featured is all great too. I like the basket of small felt hearts a lot.

    If anyone is interested, you can find many more whales (and turtles) here :

  2. Christine B says:

    I love the “sitting in a tree, kissing.”

  3. erika Payton says:

    love the my heart sings for you quilt…this website is great.

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  5. Mary says:

    That first picture (white square with the word LOVE appliqued)is probably my favrotie. It would make a beautiful throw pillow! The whale comes in a close second. 🙂

  6. Jenny says:

    Yay! Thank you for featuring my love birds burlap art. I love all this Valentine’s Day inspiration!!

  7. That fabric looks good enough to eat! Yum!

  8. rumi says:

    Thanks to Melanie for including me with LOVE and hearts paper pieced project. I was inspired of different faces of love. Read here more about.

  9. the sweetheart pillowcase is my favorite, but I admit to being a sucker for all of these lovely heart-y projects. Next year I’m going to have to whip up something fun like these for V-day 🙂

  10. Beatrix says:

    Love the ruffled heart dress. Thanks for the great list of projects.

  11. malia says:

    Thank you and thanks to Melanie for including my pillowcase project. Hugs to both of you! Malia

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