21 Valentine’s Sewing Ideas to Make Someone’s Heart Flutter


The day of love is quickly approaching! Everyone knows that a handmade gift always means more. Here are 18 free sewing ideas for making Valentine’s Day-themed gifts and home decor. Sew something pretty for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Heart Garland

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Decorate your home with a sweetheart garland! This Valentine’s Day garland pattern is easy to make with just fabric and string.

Pretty Drawstring Pouch

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A pretty drawstring pouch is just the thing to give your Valentine this year. This pouch pattern is wonderful for using up scraps.

Woven Hearts Quilt

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Snuggle up with someone you love this winter with a beautiful Swedish Woven Heart Quilt. This free woven heart quilt block and throw quilt pattern is suitable for a beginner quilter. It would look lovely draped across your couch or make a treasured gift for someone you love. The finished quilt is approximately 57” x 74.”

Woven Hearts Table Runner

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The matching Woven Hearts Table Runner pattern is perfect for last-minute Valentine’s or Christmas decor. I love it all year! It’s easy to sew, with just four 12” quilt blocks and some setting triangles.

Fabric Valentine Envelope

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Little gifts can show a lot of love! This darling fabric envelope is quick to make and can hold love notes inside (as well as a gift card surprise).

Here’s My Heart Potholder

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Show how much you care with a handmade potholder. The Here’s My Heart Potholder is easy for beginners to sew using cotton fabric and insulated batting, so it protects just as well or better than any store-bought potholder.

Art Piece with Machine Embroidered Lace

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Machine-embroidered free-standing lace makes this art piece simply gorgeous. Make this easy project in a day with a sewing and embroidery machine.

Valentine’s Bunny Treat Bag

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This bunny treat bag pattern will also work for Easter, but be still my heart! It looks too sweet in pink and will win over any Valentine.

Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt

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I simply love the way the Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt pattern looks in navy and low-volume cream fabrics. Make this chic and modern log cabin quilt with red and white fabrics, too!

A Big Beautiful Bag in Floral Fabric

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Find some romantic floral fabric and sew a Big Beautiful Bag. This DIY bag is big enough to hold all your things. Not including the straps, it is approximately 14’’ tall, 19’’ wide and 4’’ deep.

Romantic Patchwork Heart Pillow

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Beautiful throw pillows like these are the essence of romance! This free tutorial at Diary of a Quilter will be a heartily-loved addition to any room.

Bold and Graphic Heart Pillow

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Throw pillows are a great way to say I love you because they can be used all year! For a bold graphic heart pillow that’s easier to sew than the previous one, don’t miss this super easy tutorial from Coral and Co.

XOXO Quilt from 3 Yards of Fabric

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This darling quilt with XOXO blocks is fast and easy to make for a last-minute gift. It only requires 3 yards of fabric!

Cute Washable Coloring Book

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This washable coloring book pattern uses black and white fabrics. Pair it with some washable markers to make the perfect gift for your budding artist.

Heart Mini Quilt

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If you don’t have time to make a big quilt, gather together your cutest scraps and make a Heart Mini Quilt. This darling design by Coral and Co. steals my heart!

Burlap and Lace Colored Pencil Roll

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Make a romantic gift for a more advanced artist. This colored pencil roll shows just how pretty burlap and lace look together.

Pretty Fabric Gift Box

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Whatever you give your Valentine, let the box be part of the gift! This fabric gift box will elevate any gift at all.

Fabric Doll With Braidable Hair

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Make a pretty fabric doll with 3 strands of hair so your little Valentine can practice braiding. The Katy fabric doll pattern is free.

Lovely Hexagon Mini Quilt

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Say ‘I love you’ with a handmade enchanting mini quilt. The Flora Mini Quilt features paper-pieced hexagons, narrow borders, and delicate hand quilting.

On Point Heart Quilt Block

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This On Point Heart Block is perfect for many different projects with hearts. You could make a potholder, pillow cover, table runner, or a quilt!

Handmade Chocolate Box

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Make a box pouch and fill it with chocolates for your Valentine. The Pretty Box Pouch pattern will help you sew the most beautiful chocolate box ever.

A Beautiful Shopping Bag

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Shopping bags are essential for everyone, but have you ever seen one this beautiful? Sew a unique bag for your favorite person with this easy 1 Yard Bag pattern.

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