October 4, 2023


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Sacred coronary heart Valentine pillowcase – Artful Chica

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Here’s what you didn’t know you wanted – a sacred coronary heart Valentine pillowcase! For su novio or for you! It’s excellent to put in your mattress and brighten up your house.

What higher place for a corazón pillow than your mattress, proper? 

Coloring book-inspired Valentine pillowcase

(Photograph by John Samora)

Here’s a mission from one in every of my books, Artful Chica’s Information to Clever Stitching: Fabu-Low-Sew Tasks for the On a regular basis Crafter.

A Valentine pillowcase you make from scratch

The concept is to “draw” with thread on white cotton material, then sew it right into a pillowcase, that may then be coloured with markers. 

That is one in every of my all-time favourite initiatives as a result of it is vitally intelligent (or no less than I feel so)!

From scratch, actually? Don’t shoo me away simply but – learn on, please!

Give it some thought – we’re solely stitching a rectangle. You’ll be able to deal with that.

Pillowcases are a quick and enjoyable approach to make use of up extra material and provides your bedding some custom-made design. However these usually are not simply any pillowcases – these are pillowcases that you’ll sew on an overview after which coloration in with markers.

Provides for the Valentine pillowcase

1 piece of white cotton material, 27″x40″

Iron and urgent material

Coronary heart template for pillowcase

Dissolving ink pen (for sewing projects)

Piece of cardboard to go underneath the material as you coloration.

Broad fabric markers 


You can even try my earlier pillowcase tutorial for extra detailed instructions.

You’ll begin with a big piece of pre-washed white cotton material. Iron it easy.

Fold it in half to the scale of your pillow – somewhat larger.

Use a disappearing ink pen and draw/hint your coronary heart sample on one aspect of the pillowcase (the e-book comes with the template of the sacred coronary heart proven in image).

Use a good zig zag to sew across the design. Consider it as a coloring e-book, and you’re stitching on the define. Should you don’t wish to machine sew, you possibly can embroider the design.

After you have that, coloration the design in with the markers. Ensure that to put the cardboard underneath the place you’re coloring so it gained’t bleed by beneath.

embroidered heart
Should you don’t have a stitching machine, use black (or coloration of your alternative) to make the outlines of the design.

Different: Should you don’t have a machine, embroider the outlines!

Now fold in half and stitch.

The e-book has way more detailed directions, like the precise measurements and the best way to add a cute border cuff. You need to use this system for different kinds of cloth initiatives too, like toss pillows, skirts, jackets, totes, and so on.


color your own pillowcase
White gentle pillows on comfy mattress indoors


Purchase a clean white pillowcase and use material markers to paint! Use black to attract the preliminary design.

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