Embroidery Heart Applique Circle Medallion Design

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Embroidery Heart Applique Design

Today’s embroidery heart applique freebie comes from a 1917 Embroidery Pattern Book. It was originally done in leather and stitched with coarse thread. The design is from shoes of the fifth to seventh centuries now preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

This embroidery heart applique could be used on shoes again, especially if they were made of felt. For a modern take on the design, the applique could decorate a pillow, quilt, bag or ornament.

 

 

Applique

Applique is an ornamental needlework that takes designs cut from fabric that are then sewn onto a larger piece of fabric to form a picture. Today’s applique can be used in many applications such as machine embroidery, felt projects and quilting.

 

 

The use of paper backed fusible web has made applique easy for just about everyone. In Pat Sloan’s book Teach Me to Applique she shows you easy ways to create soft and simple applique projects using fusible techniques.

 

 

My first thought when I hear the word applique is quilting. Vintage quilts use many wonderful applique designs. Just to name a few: Rose of Sharon, Flower Basket, Butterfly, Sunbonnet Sue and all the Baltimore Album quilts.

PDF Pattern File to Download

Back to this pretty embroidery heart applique design. In the PDF file below is the pattern and a paragraph detailing the history of it.

Embroidery Heart Applique Design

The pattern is in PDF format so to read it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

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Crochet Edging Pattern for a Heart Pincushion or Sachet

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Pretty Ruffled Crochet Edging Pattern

The crochet edging for this heart pincushion is perfect for Valentine’s Day. If you didn’t want to do the heart, you could add this pretty edging to any number of things.

Heart Pincushion or Sachet with Crochet EdgingFor this pattern, you buy or sew the heart pincushion, crochet the edging and then sew it on. Whether you use a pincushion, sachet, towel, table topper or blouse, this edging would work.

The pattern comes from a 1945 Spool Cotton Booklet No. 226 titled GIFTS Crocheted and Knitted. I hope to share a couple more of the cute designs in this booklet in the future.

 

Only one ball of J & P Coats Tatting Cotton Size 70 is used for the pattern.

This ball of DMC Cordonnet Cotton Size 70 on Amazon could be substituted and comes in white or ecru.

 

Crochet Edging Pattern Instructions

Heart Pincushion or Sachet with Crochet Edging PatternDownload Instructions: Right-Click the pattern image and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

More Crochet Edging Patterns

You can find several other crochet edging patterns in these blog posts.

DIY Heart Pincushion Links

Pinterest has a board dedicated to just Heart Pincushions. I could be on there all day!

Heart Pin Cushions on Pinterest

My favorite are the felt hearts embellished with embroidery. Here are two tutorials for making them.

Flamingo Toes A Creative Blog by Beverly McCullough has a tutorial for a DIY Fabric Heart Valentines – Felt and Fabric Heart Sachet Valentines. These hearts are adorable and look fairly easy to make.

Better Homes and Gardens Romantic Heart Wool Valentine – No-fray felted wool makes this applique project quick to stitch. This lovely heart is embellished with felt flowers, beads and cording.

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Crochet Heart Edging Pattern – Heart’s Ease

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Happy Valentines Day Post Card - Vintage Crafts and More

Welcome to this Friday’s VTNS Fan Freebie!

Today’s pattern is a crocheted edging as pretty as a Paper Lace Valentine. It comes from a Spool Cotton Company Crochet Pattern Booklet from 1941.

Crochet Heart Edging Pattern - Vintage Crafts and More

Heart’s Ease can be crocheted as an insertion or edging. Making it versatile for many different projects.

Crochet Heart Edging Pattern Instructions - Vintage Crafts and More

Here’s some handy information about Crocheted Edging:

Mercerized Cotton thread in sizes 10 to 30 are best for bed linens. For table linens use sizes 20 to 50 depending upon the fineness of the fabric. For heavy linen Pearl Cotton size 5  has a soft finish and stunning colors.

A Crocheted Edging worked the long way may be cut.

If the edging has a definite pattern, cut at the end of a complete pattern; if scalloped, cut at the narrowest width. Pull out and fasten ends of each row. Overcast (a stitch that wraps around the) cut edge, or turn under and hem, depending upon how it is to be used.

Here’s the file to download for later:

Hearts Ease Crochet Edging Pattern

The pattern page is in PDF format so to download it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

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