Hello everyone and welcome to my first DIY post!
Hanging hearts are a really cute addition to any wedding day decor and they are also lovely to have about the house…
We have more than a few dotted about, they are so easy to make and can be very versatile. Read on to find out how to make them yourself folks!
*All D.I.Y Images by Charlotte O’Shea
You will need:
- Material of your choice
- A pen
- A pair of sharp scissors
- Needle and cotton / sewing machine
- Some wadding
- Some ribbon that goes with the material
Fold the material in two so the pattern/print is on the inside and draw a heart shape. You can download our heart shape here.
Cut out the shape leaving a small space (about 5mm) around the shape lines.
Stitch along the line of your shape leaving a small gap for stuffing.
Turn inside out and stuff with wadding.
Stitch up the remaining gap.
Cut the ribbon to size (however long you want it to hang) and stitch it into the top of the heart.
You can be really creative with these, why not make tiny ones to go around napkins / knives and forks or larger ones and pin them to the backs of chairs, you could also make them for favours/place settings by stitching names onto them….
The same process can also be applied to different shapes like stars, birds or letters – the possibilities are endless!!