Sacred coronary heart Valentine pillowcase – Artful Chica

Here’s what you didn’t know you wanted – a sacred coronary heart Valentine pillowcase! For su novio or for you! It’s excellent to put in your mattress and brighten up your house.

What higher place for a corazón pillow than your mattress, proper? 

Coloring book-inspired Valentine pillowcase

(Photograph by John Samora)

Here’s a venture from one in every of my books, Artful Chica’s Information to Suave Stitching: Fabu-Low-Sew Tasks for the On a regular basis Crafter.

A Valentine pillowcase you make from scratch

The thought is to “draw” with thread on white cotton material, then sew it right into a pillowcase, that may then be coloured with markers. 

That is one in every of my all-time favourite tasks as a result of it is vitally intelligent (or at the very least I feel so)!

From scratch, actually? Don’t shoo me away simply but – learn on, please!

Give it some thought – we’re solely stitching a rectangle. You’ll be able to deal with that.

Pillowcases are a quick and enjoyable approach to make use of up extra material and provides your bedding some custom-made design. However these should not simply any pillowcases – these are pillowcases that you’ll sew on an overview after which coloration in with markers.

Provides for the Valentine pillowcase

1 piece of white cotton material, 27″x40″

Iron and urgent material

Coronary heart template for pillowcase

Dissolving ink pen (for sewing projects)

Piece of cardboard to go beneath the material as you coloration.

Broad fabric markers 


It’s also possible to try my earlier pillowcase tutorial for extra detailed instructions.

You’ll begin with a big piece of pre-washed white cotton material. Iron it easy.

Fold it in half to the scale of your pillow – slightly greater.

Use a disappearing ink pen and draw/hint your coronary heart sample on one aspect of the pillowcase (the ebook comes with the template of the sacred coronary heart proven in image).

Use a good zig zag to sew across the design. Consider it as a coloring ebook, and you might be stitching on the define. If you happen to don’t wish to machine sew, you’ll be able to embroider the design.

After you have that, coloration the design in with the markers. Ensure to put the cardboard beneath the place you might be coloring so it received’t bleed by means of beneath.

embroidered heart
If you happen to don’t have a stitching machine, use black (or coloration of your selection) to make the outlines of the design.

Various: If you happen to don’t have a machine, embroider the outlines!

Now fold in half and stitch.

The ebook has rather more detailed directions, like the precise measurements and tips on how to add a cute border cuff. You should use this method for different kinds of material tasks too, like toss pillows, skirts, jackets, totes, and so forth.


color your own pillowcase
White gentle pillows on snug mattress indoors


Purchase a clean white pillowcase and use material markers to paint! Use black to attract the preliminary design.