Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Simple, easy Valentines head bands.

I found a link for some cute crochet hearts earlier this week. They are really very cute, and I wanted desperately to make some (see that is what happens when you have boys... you crave the odd girly thing), so I figured I could make some cute embellishments to go on headbands. Then while shopping in Woolworths, I found what I thought would be the perfect head bands to attach them to - one white and one red. Cheering!


I whipped up the hearts using 4 ply yarn (doubled for the larger heart on the head band and with a 4.5mm /G hook) and simply attached them by stitching them through the top layer of the head band while keeping to the back stitches of the hearts. I could have used hot glue I guess - but I'm not particularly confident with the stuff (that's hubby's forte).


Since the pattern also has a larger sized heart, I wanted to give it a go too, so when I was wrapping my SIL's B'day pressie last night, I thought "Ahh, I know! I'll add a heart!" I would have used a peacock feather if I'd had one - but hey, we're keeping with the Valentines theme here! :) Here's how it turned out...




Yes I have joined the hessian (burlap to my US friends) lovers group! Actually, I already loved it, I just needed some to play with! I also added a few seed beads onto wire and made a small heart shape for added dimension.
Happy Birthday BJ - you are amazing!!! 

Have a beautiful day!


S xxx

Linking up here today.

12 comments :

  1. cute! I love little crochet anything!

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  2. Adorable!!! Thanks for the visit and the sweet comment on my bitty flowers :) Laurel

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  3. Those headbands are so sweet!

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  4. Lovely little hearts! I'm with you on the stitching things on rather than glueing!! My glue always seems to give up and things fall off! I think that's partly living in the tropics though! Of course nothing to do with my glueing skills!


    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  5. You had a great idea! The are so lovely!

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  6. love the head bands. Maybe you will be creating for a girl soon??????

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  7. Those little crochet hearts are so cute. I was thinking even my lack luster crochet skills could give them a go, but I better get cracking - Valentine's Day is almost here:) Cyndy

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  8. Cute crochet hearts and a lovely addition to a plain headband. Must add this to my to do list! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Thanks for visiting my blog, and pointing out yours. It's lovely, and I will become a follower. I love your ideas for the little hearts, especially the gift. I used my little heart too as a decoration for the gift bag of a baby boy. It is with the same yarn that I used for the baby sweater.
    It is great to share ideas, isn't it?
    Blessings.

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  10. Oh, so nice! I want to give it a try! Will you, pretty please, consider sharing with my readers at http://sassafrassalvation.blogspot.com/2012/02/sasss-sunday-salvation-show-12.html ?

    Hugs,

    Kathy

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