Hello!! Are you looking for easy but beautiful craft ideas for Valentine’s Day? I am very happy to present you the tutorial on how to make these cute Valentine Heart Mini Pillows. These mini felt pillows are perfect to decorate your home, office, study, to give as gifts or even as favors for any occasion.
To make the Valentine heart mini pillows you will only need felt and cushion filling. Once done, you can customize them with the method of your choice. Below I will show you the method I will use.
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Materials to Make These Cute Valentine Heart Mini Pillows.
- Pillow foam
- Sewing machine
- Mini craft iron
- If you want to personalize with hearts, you will need thermo-adhesive textile vinyl with or without glitter
- If you want to customize with phrases or names, click HERE to see the tutorial on how to do it with the Cricut machine.
- Iron on letters [precut]
- Heart Template [6 1/2″ x 5 1/2″] FREE TEMPLATE in step 1 below.
Cut a heart-shaped paper template measuring 6 1/2″ by 5 1/5″ = 16.5 by 14 cm. Fold the felt in two, lay out the template, secure with pins and cut around.
Remove the paper template and sew around leaving a 1/2″ or 1 cm seam allowance. Leave a 2″ gap to fill with the foam.
If you are not going to personalize them, fill them with the cushion foam. I am using green foam, but for white cushions it is preferable to use white foam. Once filled with foam, sew the space we left to fill.
Step 3: Customizing the Valentine heart mini pillows
If you want to personalize the mini cushions, it is preferable that you personalize them before filling them. [Although it can also be customized already filled if you prefer]
I am going to personalize the first one with iron on vinyl hearts.
Cut out little hearts, place them on top of the pillow case with the glossy side up, place a piece of cloth or paper and iron until they stick.
It is now ready to be filled with the cushion foam. After stuffing, sew the opening.
The second one will be customized with text.
I have cut these words with iron-on vinyl using my Cricut machine. If you would like to know more about how to personalize with vinyl, click here to see the tutorial. You could also buy the letters already cut in thermo-adhesive textile vinyl. Amazon has a nice selection.
Once you have the phrases or words ready, place them in the center of the felt heart, put a piece of cloth or paper on top and iron until they stick. Fill with the foam and then sew to close the opening.
The personalized mini felt cushions are ready!! I will use them to decorate a coffee table in the living room of my house, but they are also beautiful for gifts, party favors or even as surprise gifts for your children’s schoolmates.
I hope this little tutorial has been to your liking and above all that it has been helpful to you. If you have a question, do not hesitate to leave me a message below the blog or by message if you follow me on the following social networks.
This is Daisy from Daisy Multifacética Blog and YouTube Channel. As some of you know I love crafting! I am passionate about creating a variety of projects at home. One day I can be doing crafts, another day sewing a garment, customizing items, working with wood, painting, designing custom images or cooking for my family.
My days are definitely not routine but I enjoy them to the fullest doing what I love the most.
It gives me joy to be able to share my knowledge with you through my tutorials and feel blessed to know that they are helpful to you.
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