I've decided that resistance is futile. I love making these hearts. It really can't be denied. Every evening I make another. You may wonder why I need so many? Well, in March I'm exhibiting at the NEC in Birmingham and I intend to have a bunting of felt hearts. So I have a reason. Well, that's the one that I'm using and I'm sticking to it.
Here's the latest:
If you want to see the hearts on display then please come and find the stand.
I,m working my way through a rainbow of felt colours as I want to make a felt heart bunting to hang on my stand at the NEC in March this year. I realised that I hadn't made any hearts from the cerise felt so I put that right this morning and came up with this design.
It's a kit too so, if you want one, you can get it from Craft Fairy. Just click on 'kits'.
My banner is coming on a pace. It measures 2 metres when the hearts are touching. All I need to do is make sure that it will be about 7 metres long. If I leave a space between each heart I think that I may be about there. I'll get a long piece of 16mm grosgrain out and give it a try.
Hubby wonders how we are going to attach it to the stand. I have the solution:
Self adhesive velcro.
The hearts are really light so they won't put much pull on the bunting and the velcro. That's my idea and I'm going with it. Fingers crossed.
A simple name for this post, I know, but I couldn't think of anything else so please, help out if you can think of anything better.
However, today, I decided to put a new kit on the Craft Fairy web site and, as, I've fallen in love with making these felt hearts, I decided to make up kits of these hearts. The first one is this purple beaded beauty.
You will get a fabulous kit that you can use to make 3 of the beaded felt heart in purple that you see in the image. The kit will consist of:
6 die cut purple felt hearts 1 pack of clear beads 1 pack of stuffing 1 pack of white ribbon roses 1 length of purple spotty grosgrain ribbon
You will need to supply your own needle and white thread for sewing the heart closed.
Yesterday evening I felt, (ha, ha) the need to make another of my favourite craft goodies. So, being Christmas, I decided that the best thing to do would be to make one of the red hearts. This time I decided to combine it with the red spotty bows that I made and a little of the natural cotton lace and create this:
I think that you can't have helped but notice that I have made a large number of decorated felt hearts lately. I have loved them all but they are a little labour intensive, albeit a labour of love. No pun intended. So for today's heart I decided to go for simple and with the addition of a bow, I think quite funky.
Ready cut out hearts are available from Craft Fairy here. The bows can be seen here.
Decorated felt hearts are all the rage. Choose shabby colours and you will create a double whammy of felt hearts.
Rather than bore you all with lots of individual posts on the felt hearts that I've been making, I thought that I would put a whole lot of them on at once. If you're wondering how I made so many then the answer is simple. They can be made while watching the television of an evening.
So, what are you waiting for? These pretty felt hearts will make fabulous favours for any wedding, or a perfect gift got a bride.