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Felt Heart DIY Valentine’s Day Shirt

Looking for a DIY Valentine's Day shirt? This wool felt applique tutorial only takes 15 minutes! Super easy craft with a free printable template to download, you can make it the morning before school. #valentinesday #valentinesdayshirt #valentinesdaycraft

Growing up, my Mom always made little Valentine’s Day gifts and cards for us and I’ve tweaked that tradition into making a DIY Valentine’s Day Shirt for my kids instead. I appreciate having a fun little holiday to break up the winter blahs, put up some festive decorations, and have an excuse to eat candy. I haven’t blogged each year’s shirt (and one year my Mom made them!) but in the past I’ve shared a dump truck valentine shirt and an upcycled valentine shirt.

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5 Basic Embroidery Stitches

Check out the 5 basic embroidery stitches everyone should know. Perfect embroidery stitches for beginners, you can stitch all sorts of patterns with these embroidery tutorials! #embroidery #handsewing

I love basic embroidery stitches; they’re easy and accessible. Embroidery stitches for beginners are my favorites even as I’ve gained more experience hand sewing, because I find them the most relaxing! I’m collecting all the embroidery stitch videos in one spot that you can use when stitching my free embroidery patterns (like this “the Days are long but the years are short” design)  or trying out one of the other designer’s patterns I’ve stitched (like this super popular lunar phase embroidery design).

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Where to buy wool felt online

Looking to upgrade from cheapie, plastic felt? Check out tested, trusted online shops for where to buy wool felt online for all your embroidery and hand sewing projects. #woolfelt #embroidery #handsewing

I love sewing with wool felt! Forget that craft blend stuff that feels like plastic, wool blend felt is soft, sews like a dream, and makes heirloom quality handmades. I have been working on offering more patterns and tutorials that call for felt, so I thought I’d round up the best places for where to buy wool felt online.

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Favorite Hand Embroidery Tools

Overwhelmed with what to buy when learning how to embroider? Check out this list of best hand embroidery tools! What you need vs. what's nice to have, this list will have you ready to start embroidering! #embroidery #handsewing
I’m sharing a list of my favorite hand embroidery tools, including what you “must” have vs. a luxury. If you’ve never picked up a needle, this list may seem a little intimidating but remember that almost all of these are one-time purchases. You can use the same pair of scissors for decades! I’ve included online links for your convenience, but definitely price compare to local stores (use this app for cash back at craft stores!) and don’t forget to check your local thrift shop! I’m still using embroidery floss that I bought 7 years ago in a giant bag for $2.

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