Love Letter Valentine Chairbacker - Free Sewing Project

Posted by Devon Iott
Make this adorable Love Letter Valentine Chairbacker to fill with goodies for your kids/grandkids/kids at heart! Use the included applique design to personalize the flap, or simply monogram it with a name. For a non-embroidered option, use the included template to add a red felt embellishment to the Velcro closure. This would be very easy to modify with non-seasonal fabric to make a toddler/little kid backpack or activity bag. You could also tie it to the back of your car seats to hold books and snacks.

Sewing Supplies:
  • HUSQVARNA VIKING® sewing and embroidery machine
  • DESIGNER™ Splendid Square Hoop 120x120mm (Item #412968201)
  • Utility Foot A
  • ¼” Edge Stitching Foot (Item #412914146)
  • Embroidery foot of choice suitable for machine
  • ½ yard exterior fabric
  • ½ yard lining fabric
  • ½ yard Pellon Décor-Bond (45” wide)
  • 5” square fabric for embroidered applique heart (optional)
  • 4” square red felt for flap embellishment (optional)
  • 2 yards ⅝” ribbon
  • 1” of ⅝” wide sew-on Velcro
  • 40wt rayon embroidery thread for applique and text (optional)
  • Bobbin fill thread (optional)
  • Sewing thread
  • Rotary cutter, mat and ruler
  • Water or air soluble marking tool
  • Point turner
  • Basting glue stick (optional but helpful)
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Iron and ironing board
Filed Under: Embroidery, "Free Monthly Design", Inspiration
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