Upcycled Sweater Hearts – Free Pattern Tutorials

Oh, the things you can do with a brightly colored felted wool sweater heart. I have written several posts over the years about making upcycled sweater hearts. I wanted to update a few things and perhaps bring them all together for you.

Felted wool sweater fabric is like crafting gold, especially for making Valentine’s. Hopefully, you save your scraps when you are making things out of sweaters. Here are a few ideas.


Patchwork sweater hearts

Put several different colors of sweaters together in one heart, using this patchwork heart pattern. Here in this post, you can get the download and instructions. Wrap one of these cute hearts up in a cellophane bag and give it to a friend or loved one any time of the year.



Sweater Heart Handwarmers

Make a cozy set of hand warmers from upcycled sweaters. Get the free pattern and post HERE.


sweater mittensSweater Mittens – Easy Sewing Project for Your Favorite Valentine!

Make a cozy pair of upcycled sweater mittens.


How to easily cut out hearts with  felted wool sweaters

Even the smallest pieces can be used to cut out a heart for a card like shown in this video tutorial.

There you have it. A few fun things to make out of felted wool sweaters.

Happy Valentine’s Day My Friends!


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Jan Howell

Whether it’s a new recipe, a fun craft, or some handy tips for your garden and home, I hope to empower and inspire you with skills that you can use to create joy, improved health, and to do it in a simple way.

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