DIY Pot Pourri Hearts

 

These DIY Pot Pourri Hearts are an old fashioned gift with a vintage design that are sure to impress that special mother in your life.

DIY Pot Pourri Hearts

 You will need:

  • Homemade pot pourri (tutorial here)
  • 10cm length of hessian or linen
  • Ribbon
  • Lace
  • Buttons
  • Sewing machine or needle and thread
  • Scissors
  • Template below

 What to do:

Pre make your pot pourri in advance or, if stuck for time, pot pourri is readily available in shops like the Reject Shop.

Print and cut out template.

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Cut two hearts from your fabric.

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On one heart pin lace and sew along edges to keep in place.

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Cut a 10cm length of ribbon and fold in half. Pin in place.

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Pin hearts right sides together.

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Sew around edges of hearts leaving an opening of about 3cm.

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Turn right side out and fill with pot pourri.

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Hand sew opening closed.

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Add any other embellishments as desired.

For an alternative design pin ribbon onto lace and tie a bow before sewing hearts together.

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About the Author: Emily is a former ACPA award winning editor and journalist turned stay at home mum and blogger. She lives on a farm in regional NSW with her husband and their five children where she spends the time she should be doing housework reading books and writing posts.

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