What have you sewn for Valentine's Day?

comments (6) February 1st, 2011     

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Have you ever sewn a dress for Valentine's Day or given a handmade gift? Share any gifts or garments you have created for Valentine's Day.

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LillianbyDesign writes: Since I read Threads article on hat making, I have become the mad hatter! I made similar one pictured in the article but have gone on to buy a teaching book on the subject. Ive since created about 20 hats that I sell in my shop. This is so much fun.
Posted: 6:40 pm on March 27th
Ursi writes: I made a black lace nightie for myself at Christmastime. I used a well-fitting black bra as the base for my nightie and draped the lace in a comfortable fashion from it. With a purchased pair of black lace panties and a few more embellishments on the nightie, I am planning on a "sexy" night-in for my Valentine and me.
Posted: 6:32 pm on February 8th
passion writes: I have become an instant grandmother of two wonderful boys ages 8 and 6. When my own boys were little, we would have a Valentine's picnic in the living room and now this will continue. I have sewn a table covering with quilted red fabric onto which I have embroidered LOVE and love birds delivering mail as well as free standing lace hearts to spread over the cloth and stuffed hearts to put on a wreath at the front door to greet the family when they arrive.
Posted: 4:19 pm on February 8th
SewcietyMaven writes: I have been sewing maternity clothes for my darling daughter-in-law, every one of them a Valentine, so that she knows that she is loved and treasured.
Posted: 12:18 pm on February 8th
LucyJane writes: My daughter has the perfect kitchen window that screams for a themed valance. What I like to do is make a double shirred
valence with a them on each sice. Forinstance St. Patrick's
Day on one side and Valentine on the other side. Just turn the spring rod around and instant holiday decor. You could do Fall/Christmas, Spring/and Fourth of July on another. I also piped the bottom and sides so they hung neatly and evenly. After I turn the valence right side out I just sew
a pocket seam down from the top edge.
Posted: 9:19 am on February 8th
njchris writes: Last year in a quiting class we made a wall hanging. It's red, white and pink and has hearts streaming down the center. It's very cute. This was a reminder for me to hang it up for the first time! Thanks.
Posted: 8:53 am on February 8th
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