Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! That means it is time to pull those red and pink decorations for the home out of storage. Hearts, arrows and Cupid all make charming holiday decor. Hearts can be especially fun to create when it comes to quilting, as we can see by the array of heart quilt designs and patterns below!
Here are eight incredible heart quilting patterns that you can whip up to celebrate this upcoming Valentine’s Day in style!
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My Valentine quilt
Pair appliqué with a bit of patchwork to make the beautiful My Valentine quilt. If you are new to appliqué, this is a great pattern to learn on. Step-by-step instructions make it easy to create your own quilt finishing at 26” square, just perfect for a table or wall hanging.
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Little Hearts bargello
Have you ever sewn a bargello quilt? It is amazing to think that a quilt full of such movement is really made of straight seams and strip pieces. The Little Hearts bargello quilt pattern is comprised of six different shades of fabric with 1.5 yards of each. The finished project is a large throw measuring 80” x 76”.
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Patchwork Heart runner
Brighten up your table with an adorable patchwork heart runner. Each 6” heart block is pieced of of strips in a fun, beginner design that is very scrap friendly. Make other versions by using different 6” blocks for the focal points, simply use your imagination!
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Sweet Hearts pillow
Add some Valentine spirit to your living room with a Sweet Hearts pillow! Raid your scrap basket, or pull out some extra special fabric like the Liberty used above.
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Bundle of Hearts quilt
Create a lovely pieced heart quilt measuring 34” x 40”, perfect for a wall hanging or lap quilt. A pieced background and sashing made out of low volume fabrics adds a welcome visual interest to the quilt.
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Round Valentines topper
Sew quick and simple table topper in just an afternoon or two! This versatile pattern features a couple of different options for quilt sizes, including a small candle map with made with the smaller hearts cut out of the larger ones.
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A garden full of hearts, just right for Valentine's Day! Iron on applique and ricrac are used, as well as 10” layer cake squares. Once the pieced background is finished, se your imagination to create your own heart garden. Good news, this pattern is free!
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Heart Glow mug rug
Here is another free pattern! Paper foundation piecing is used to create the Heart Glow mug rug. The heart template is full size and ready to print.
Put your heart into it!
Hearts are on everyone's mind on Valentine's Day! Unfortunately, not everyone has a strong heart, especially children and youth who have been diagnosed with Congenital Heart Disease, the #1 birth defect in the nation. 2Hearts, a national advocacy non-profit, is dedicated to helping children, teens and young adults with CHD. Through activities, info sessions and more, 2Hearts helps the young CHD community transition into adulthood in a healthy, safe and informed way.