Jan 22, 2012

Free Valentine's Day Patterns and Projects


In honor of Valentine's Day and shared with love: my updated collection of hearts quilt block patterns, quilt patterns, coaster patterns, heart shaped sewing projects directions, and even some heart themed Valentine card and paper craft projects for 2011.

Whenever we make a comfort quilt or donate a block to a given cause, we are putting a piece of ourselves...our heart...into that donation. Whether they are given to a loved one, heart patients, for cancer care, for hospice donations, or to simply to show our love, faith, and caring...it's wonderful to make and keep heart blocks, quilts and other projects on hand....any time of the year!

My own heart shaped or themed tutorials:

My String Pieced Prayer Pocket Pillow make with strings or solids and use the little pocket in the back...for sending good wishes of any kind!



Making a (Cardiac) Heart Pillow
perfect for post surgery for either cardiac or breast cancer patients, hugging a pillow over the heart after cardiac surgery or under the arm after breast surgery have been shown to help significantly with post-operative pain.


My Heart Shaped 'Mitt' Potholder



My Origami Petal Bag



Add a Heart on the front of a journal or book cover: How To My Make a Journal or Book Cover



How To Make A Fabric Heart Art or Postcard
How To Make An Inchie

Plaids and Prints: Valentine Heart Pillow Pattern...pdf download below:

Valentine Heart Pillow Pattern. pdf pattern from the link above (cute sayings like candy hearts)

Make a quilt with either string pieced hearts or applique'd hearts:



Patriotic Heartstrings of Memory
String Quilting:Tutorial and Free Patterns
Heart Strings Quilt Directions similar to above quilts

Make a simple quilt and applique a heart on top of its blocks!

Most patterns are for personal use only so check the specifics before you use them for sale projects. And always give credit and thanks when writing about projects you have made using these patterns!!

And now....my collection of more than a hundred links for free heart shaped quilt blocks or heart themed quilt or craft patterns all in one place for you to check out for special gift for a loved one, or for another Valentine's Day in the future! Links below:


Fat Cat patterns: Sindy Rodenmayer

Cross My Heart

Dresden Hearts

Shadowed Heart

Heartstrings(appliques,hands,hearts,flowers)

Tattered Garden




How to Make County Raggedy Heart Coasters


Maria Michaels Designs Heart Block


Bloomin’ Hearts Quilt...click on image



Heart to Heart Pillow


Sunbonnet Sue and Sam: Valentine Quilt

Use drawing above to make another little Sue for a card or a quilt block!


Heart in Hand block by Christine Thresh


Free Heart Patterns from the UFO Orphanage...big list... some are duplicated here in this list with my own direct links, as well


Heart ‘n Hand Needle Case (p) (pdf)
Heart 'n Hand Needle Case Pattern (pdf)

Heart Blocks
The Heart Pillow Program - NEW - Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick

Appliqué Heart Wreath

Floral Hearts


Carol Honderich Sam & Sue






Heart & Rose Paper Pieced Block


Renee at Goosie Girls...Heart Shaped Pin Case

Read her tutorial at link above:

Download her pattern from her link, as well: Click here for Pattern


How Do I Love Thee



Keep the Heart Truth Growing Wallhanging

Pdf of applique pattern by Jane Spolar


heart quilt blocks
Pieced Hearts


Sketching the pattern
Wonky Hearts:

Wonky Hearts: Sharon of Indigo Threads



Hearts Hearts Hearts 2006



Paper Pieced Heart Blocks


Summerlove new


Brown Heart - new


Valentine 2007


Valentine Hearts 2006


Potholders



Hearts Hearts Hearts 2006


Candy Hearts 2006


Valentine 2006


Valentine 1 - 2005


Valentine 2 - 2005


Heart 2005


Heart 2004


Valentine 2002


Broken heart


Uneven heart


Pastel hearts


Flower hearts


Flower hearts II


Clear Heart


Paper Pieced Hearts


Sketching the pattern

Wonky Hearts


A heart

heart


and its variations:











Stack'n Whack Hearts


nested heart motifs

Stack'n Whack Hearts http://www.bethanyreynolds.com/snwhearts.html

back to Stack-n-Whack® Hearts page



Strings ~ Hearts from Mary at MaryQuilts.com


Love Notes Tutorial

About.com’s Valentine Projects
How to Create a Heart-in-Hand Valentine Card eHow.com


Make a Patchwork Heart Quilt Block

heart quilt blocks

Heart Quilt - Make a Patchwork Heart Quilt and Quilt Blocks - Free Hearts Quilt Pattern


How to Create a Heart-in-Hand Valentine Card eHow.com

Boxed Heart Quilt Block Pattern by Joan Rodwell


Heart and Hands Tea Cozy Click here (to download Template Diagrams, PDF format)


How to Create a Heart-in-Hand Valentine Card eHow.com



Janome - Valentine Pillow

Cheater's patchwork,cut and paste fabric squares: a card making tutorial

Flower hearts Yvonne's dk...pdf dnload of pattern only

Flower hearts II



Clear Heart , as above

Pastel hearts Yvonnes dk dnload of pdf pattern only

Broken heart


Valentine 2006


Valentine 1 - 2005



Valentine 2 - 2005



Candy Hearts 2006



Valentine 2007 by Yvonne


Potholders Brown Heart - new

Summerlove

http://www.yvonnes.dk/summerlove.pdf



Pieced Heart Block by Sandy Bonsib


Crazy Patch Heart

Crazy Patch Heart

Click to download the pdf


photo

String Heart Block from sophie
Many Pieced Heart Blocks by Carol Doak, including Pink Ribbons and Hearts
Many Pieced Heart Blocks by Carol Doak, including Pink Ribbons and Hearts

Sunshine Heart
SweetHeart


Quilted Hearts on Your Pillow pattern

HowStuffWorks "Quilted Hearts on Your Pillow Pattern"


Heart to Heart Quilt


Snowball Block with Heart


Things From the Heart
Checkerboard Heart
Striped Heart


February 2004 Block of the Month -- Fancy Hearts

Fancy Heart:(error in cutting directions, makes 10.5, not 12.5)



Get Creative Applique


Bella OnLine


About.com’s Double Heart Applique

happy hearts quilt block...project linus /

http://www.projectlinus.org/patterns/pdf/hhblock.pdf

Make a pair of soft sculpture lovebirds for your sweetheaert (nellie's bird pattern)

AmeriHearts at Home


About.com PP Heart can be a Signature Block



Piece by Number, CandyBox Heart

Quilters Online Resource, Hearts A Bloom

Quilters Online Resource, Beginner HeartsEZ Quilts Heart Block


18" Square
Here’s My Heart


Flags & Heart


Ute-Barbara Skjønberg, Norway


Heart Block


Quiltaholics Heart Block


Heart Block, Cole Brothers

Janet Smith’s Hearts pdf download



JC Quilts, Pieced Heart
JC Quilts, 1997, PP
JC Quilts, 1998, PP


Nutmeg Nook’s Primitive Heart


Warner Stained Glass (these could be pieced)

Mrs. Burns Chained Heart pdf download


Australian Heartland pdf


Pat Patches Crazy Heart (in Portuguese) pdf:http://www.pat.patches.nom.br/Down/2003/BMJan03.pdf simple pieced heart with lots of diagrams


The Heart Pillow Program for Heart and Stroke Patients


Bypass Heart Surgery Heart, Photo

Quilt Logic

Quilters Neighbourhood Pieceable Hearts


Think Pink quilt
Quilt Pox Think Pink Hearts


Red Dawn’s Woven Heart
PP: paper pieced

Sandy Bonsib’s Pieced Heart Block


Sew Quilty, Jake’s Heart



Posy Folk Heart


Sew Quilty, Scrappy Heart


Sew Quilty, Strippy Heart

Sewing Kit Inside

My Portable Hand-sewing Kit.

Heart Pin Step-by-Step

Heartstrings Quilt Project by Mary

Patriotic Heartstrings for Our Soldiers
String Quilting Tutorial and Online Links


And Just For Fun! Free Patterns for Hearts to knit or crochet!

Fridgies

Filet Crochet
The following filet crochet charted patterns are on this site - About Crochet:
Hearts Border (Add Initials)
Hearts Border With Love
Hearts Filet Crochet Bedspread
Hearts Filet Crochet Tablecloth
Heart With Rose Center

Fridgies

Double Hearts Fridgie
At Crochet Memories: Interlocking hearts made with worsted weight yarn.

Heart Fridgie
At Lee's World: Made with sport weight cotton. (Photo)

Heart Fridgie or Pin
At Crochet Memories: Made with worsted weight yarn; center is crocheted around a plastic ring. (Photo)

Valentine Hearts Fridgie
At Crochet Memories: Made with small amounts of worsted weight yarn. (Photo)

Valentine Magnet/Pin
At Crochet'N More: Made with worsted weight yarn. (Photo)

Hot Pads

Hearts Hot Pad
On this site - About Crochet: This hot pad uses the ruffling technique; a how-to is included. (Photo)

Textured Hearts Hot Pad
At Priscilla's Patterns: Includes instructions for potholder, hotpad and dishcloth. (Photo)

Motifs

Heart Motif
At Jenn's Crochet Page: You could use this as an applique, a magnet; bet you can think up more uses. (Photo)

Heart Motif 2
At Jenn's Crochet Page: Made with size #10 cotton thread. (Photo)

Valentine Brooches
At Joyful Abode: She gives directions for making the heart shapes into pins. (Photo)

Pillows

Heart Shape Pillow
At Crochet Me: Easy-to-make shapes are joined to form the heart-shaped pillow. (Photos)

Shawls

Connected Hearts Shawl in Filet Crochet
On this site - About Crochet: A triangle shaped shawl pattern that I created, featuring my Connected Hearts charted design.

Happy Valentine's Day 2011!

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Michele Bilyeu blogs With Heart and Hands as she shares a quilting journey through her life in Salem, Oregon and Douglas, Alaska. Sharing thousands of links to Free Quilt and Quilt Block Patterns and encouraging others to join in her Liberated Quilting Challenge for the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) Help us change the world, one little quilt at a time!