With all the gaudy and overpriced Valentine’s Day gifts hitting the shelves this year, you know that you can create something even better for your loved one that they will appreciate for years instead of tossing out when the flowers die or the candy box goes empty after the holiday.
We have searched through that wonderful platform of Pinterest to find a range of adorable, sweet and functional sewing crafts that you can create for Valentine’s Day.
So take out the needle and thread, oil up the sewing machine, and get to crafting your favorite projects for that special person in your life.
Valentines Day Project 2016 Roundup
Valentine Throw Pillow
Let your special one relax in style on the couch with this wonderful Valentine Throw Pillow.
It is stylish as you can use a range of different designs for the fabric hearts to make it one of a kind. Then you can pop some popcorn and sit on the couch to watch a nice romantic movie on television.
If you don’t want to make pillow, we could see a person revamping this pattern and making some pillow covers and shams. Then you can take off the covers after Valentine’s Day and use them again next year.
Love Reverse Applique Pillow
This is another pillow idea that also allows you to up-cycle those old sweaters that you have outgrown or are so worn that you can’t repair them anymore.
Found via A Jennuine Life
The Love Reverse Applique Pillow has the romantic word, “Love” on the sweater and then placed onto an existing pillow as it is fastened with large red buttons. With a few rose petals thrown on the sheets, you can create the most romantic mood for your sweetheart that will last throughout the night.
Be My Valentine Garland
We can see you and your young child sewist making this darling Valentine’s Day garland for a favorite aunt or grandparents.
Found via Little Lady Patchwork
The Be My Valentine Garland can be hung across the mantel, in front of a window or in a doorway to surprise a special someone when they step into the room. Then you can celebrate the day with candies, a nice luncheon or an evening Valentine’s Day party with friends.
Heart Hand Warmers
February can definitely be a cold month to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Keep your special someone’s hands warm and toasty with these Heart Hand Warmers.
Found via About A Mom
They are such a simple gift that is very functional as the hand warmers hold rice that can be heated in the microwave. Then place the hand warmers in the pocket as a person can instantly warm up numb fingers. This gift would be perfect for people who work outdoors or enjoy winter sports like skiing or snowboarding.
DIY Heart Gift Bag
Kids and adults love to get goody bags of chocolates and other candies to munch on during the day.
Found via Momtastic
Don’t just hand them a plastic bag. Give them this wonderful Heart Bag filled with candy to show the people in your life how much you care about them. When the candy is gone, they can stash a wide range of other personal items inside.
Valentine’s Day cards are all the rage. Yet you can add something a little more special, such as candy hearts, into these soft Valentines Envelopes.
Found via Nest of Posies
These envelopes are really easy to make and so colorful that people will think the envelope is the gift and might forget to check to see what is inside by pulling open the flap. These “sweet envelopes” can also house a handmade Valentine’s day cards. Endless options.;)
Valentine Countdown Calendar
Have a special someone who is so anxious for Valentine’s Day that they keep asking if the holiday is here yet?
Found via Katie’s Nesting Spot
Let them count down to the special day with this Valentine Countdown Calendar. This gift is definitely one to give early at the beginning of the month as the colorful numbers and little pockets can hold a small little secret for them to discover each day.
Valentine’s Day Wreath
If you know someone who just loves decking out their home in Valentine’s Day swag, the Valentine’s Day Wreath would make the perfect gift.
Found via The Real Thing With The Coake Family
It is a simple design that makes a bright decor spot in the room as it can be hung on a window or on a door. While the tutorial says you can hand sew the hearts, you could easily do them on the sewing machine especially if you want to make the hearts bigger.
Valentine’s Day Table Topper
Your special sweetheart will love this Valentine’s Day Table Topper to dress up the table for a romantic dinner for two.
Found via Chic Tags
With the candles lit and the flowers decorating the table, this topper will complete the look as you can enjoy the evening together. Don’t forget to make extra ones for other special people in your life as they will love this beautiful craft project.
Doily Heart Candy Holder
This craft project is so easy for beginners to do and can be done quickly if you forget to get a Valentine gift for someone.
Found via Fave Quilts
Just take two doilies, cut them into heart shapes, sew them together, cut a small hole to place in the candy. Decorate the front and you are done. The Doily Heart Candy Holder looks very fancy on the table as it can be a party favor during the holiday meal.
I hope you enjoy these projects as much as I do. Please let me know if you have some fab Valentine’s day project so I can hop on your blog and leave you some love. 😉 Have a happy Hearts Day with your special ones dearies!