Needlework Projects to Make for Valentine's Day

Show the ones you love how special they are this Valentine's Day season by customizing gifts -- a mouse pad, a tote bag, or even a photo album. The projects come from our sister site, allpeoplequilt.com.


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Scrappy Mouse Pad
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Scrappy Mouse Pad

    Turn scraps of seasonal fabrics into a customized mouse pad that delivers Valentine's Day greetings.

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Wool Heart Valentine

    Show your guests the spirit of Valentine's Day when they walk in your door. No-fray felted wool makes this applique project quick to stitch. Glass beads and hand-embroidery further embellish the heart.

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Pink Floral Pillow

    Infuse your decor with affection this Valentine's Day with a special pillow that offers a spot for snuggling up with loved ones.

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Pieced Pinwheel Pillow

    This Valentine's Day, add a sense of whimsy to your bedroom with a pinwheel pillow in red, white, and pink prints.

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Lunch Sack Gift Bags

    Give your loved one a special treat on February 14 with these "lunch sack" gift bags. Use covered buttons or vintage costume jewelry to close the bags.

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Hexagon Pillow

    Fabric selection is key in re-creating this charming pillow. Choose a repeat floral print, cut and sew as directed, and voila! A romantic motif magically appears where the prints converge.

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Wool Flower Table Topper

    Make your Valentine's Day dinner table romantic with this wool table topper. If working with wool is new to you, this is a great place to start.

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Sweet Retreat Pillow

    Add cottage-chic style to any bedroom this Valentine's Day season with a decorative pillow, coordinating shams, bed skirt, and nightstand slipcover made with our patterns.

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Squares & Circles Pillows

    Choose pieced squares or machine-appliqued circles to create perfect accessories for the loved ones in your life.

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Curved Applique Table Runner

    Use prints from Granny's Treasures collection by Nancy Mahoney for P&B Textiles to give your table a charming accessory perfect for a Valentine's Day lunch.

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Fabric-Covered Boxes

    Store your Valentine's Day cards and gifts in style with a personalized storage box wrapped in seasonal fabrics.

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"Scrap" Book

    Make this charming "scrap" book (for favorite fabric swatches) as a Valentine's Day gift for a quilting friend -- or for yourself. Toss it in a tote or glove box to make sure you're always ready to shop for the next quilting project.

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Pink Floral Table Topper

    Enhance your Valentine's Day dinner table with a lovely floral applique table topper. If you're new to applique, this one-block project is a great place to start.

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Funky Place Mats

    Work on this Valentine's Day project with your kids. Using a love theme, zigzag-stitch fusible words, such as "hearts" and "Cupid," to create these fun seasonal place mats.

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Fabric Gift Bags

    Tired of buying paper gift bags? Use leftover fabric to create personalized Valentine's Day gift bags.

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Tie-On Pincushions

    Spread the love this season by creating tiny pincushions for all your quilting buddies. They're ideal for tying onto a sewing basket.

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All-Season Runner

    Go bold this Valentine's Day season. Use dynamic fabrics (including one with a large motif) to create an easy but elegant table runner. Select coordinating dots and stripes to pull together a dramatic look.

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Valentine's Day Tote

    Triangle-squares in Four-Patch blocks team up to create a bright tote -- essential for carrying around your Valentine's Day goodies.

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Snowflakes and Heart Table Mat

    Get into the spirit with a charming wool applique table mat. You'll love that you can make it without a sewing machine.

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Mini Messenger Bag

    Use bits and pieces of your favorite Valentine's Day fabrics and trims to personalize the front flap. It's the perfect size for those quick weekend errands, with just enough room for keys, phone, and a small wallet.

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Covered Journals

    Customize standard notebooks by adding valentine-theme fabrics and embellishments. Your friends will be asking where they can get one!

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Designer Album Covers

    Here's a great last-minute gift idea for Valentine's Day! Personalize the wool design on the album front to match the lucky recipient's interests.

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Snowflakes Table Runner

    Enjoy a hot cup of tea with a loved one at your red-and-white-topped dining table.

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