Pencil Topper

guess what? we have a special guest today with an ADORABLE little project! andrea from the train to crazy & heart& is here today! you are going to love her amazing sewing site & the site created for her daughters as they raise money to provide a home to a family in need through World Vision. thanks for stopping by today — enjoy!!

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Handmade valentines are so much sweeter than valentines with cartoon characters that line the pockets of large corporations. And what a wonderful way to introduce children to sewing! This tutorial for a DIY felt heart pencil topper would make a perfect gift for any classmate, teacher, or neighbor!

Pencil topper

First gather your supplies:

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Thread your needle and tie a double knot at the end of the thread.

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Start the needle in between the hearts so the knot will be hidden.

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Sew around the outside of the heart so that the needle always enters through the back of the heart and the floss wraps around the edge of the hearts.

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Finish the heart and hide the final knot between the two hearts again.

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That’s it! Easy enough for your grade schooler!

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