Valentine Tutorial on Making a Felt Heart Brooch with Glass Pearls
Summary: This Valentine tutorial shows you a fast-to-learn way about making a pretty heart brooch with pink felts and fuchsia pearls.
2014 Valentine will arrive one month later. Have you well prepared a gift for your lover? It is time to think about what to present to her. I will demonstrate a handmade heart brooch pattern in this tutorial, and hope this pattern can more or less inspire you.
Necessities for handmade felt heart brooch:
Pink felt sheet
Violet felt sheet
Pink sewing thread
4mm fuchsia glass pearls
How to make a felt heart brooch:
Step 1: Prepare felt hearts
1st, draw a 5cm-diameter heart pattern on violet felt;
2nd, cut it out and place it onto pink felt;
3rd, according to violet heart, outline a 6cm-diameter heart on pink felt;
4th, cut out the pink heart.
Step 2: Sew heart pattern with beads
1st, fold violet heart to clarify the middle line, and sew first bead onto middle line with leaving 1cm interval from top;
2nd, along the middle line sew 5 beads in total;
3rd, back needle through the 5 beads to straighten the beaded line;
4th, sew the following 3 columns to finish the right half;
5th, then finish the left half;
6th, cut off excess sewing thread, and the beaded heart is done.
Step 3: Finish the felt heart brooch
1st, glue violet heart onto pink one;
2nd, glue brooch finding to the backside of pink heart.
Then felt heart brooch is done:
Great! The “how to” tutorial ends here. Felt heart brooch is a kind of ordinary and typical Valentine’s Day gift. It is an effective way to convey your love to her.