Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hi Quilting Friends,

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Today we’re sharing a quick and fun project to make for Valentine’s Day giving!

These cute little applique blocks are sized just-right for coasters! You probably already have the materials on hand that you’d need to stitch up a set for that special someone. Make one of each design, or choose your favorite(s).

  • Sweetheart Rose Coaster by Ms P Desgins USA

The patterns for the little bitty appliques are available from Ms P’s Pattern Shop!

If you’re not into making coasters, perhaps a beautiful fabric greeting card or postcard would suit your fancy.

Simply cut the background fabric to make a 4″ x 6″ rectangle, create your applique, and then add some heavy fusible interfacing plus cardstock for the backing. Stitch around the edges, and you have a pretty fabric postcard to send! This one took about 40 minutes to create, including time to select fabric from my stash. Add a stamp, write the address, and pop it into the mailbox! This one is on its way to someone special; won’t they be surprised!

There are a TON of tutorials out there for handmade fabric postcards; here’s one that we liked!

Here’s a look at a few more Valentine’s Day projects from Ms P’s Pattern Shop:

If you’re short on time, a gift card from a favorite quilt shop is always appreciated!

Thank you for stopping by today! We hope that you’ll have the sweetest Valentine’s Day ever.

Happy quilting,

Sharon & Susan

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