Valentine Hearts Quilt


  • Cotton fabric: in six different prints, one fat quarter; in three different prints: one fat eighth
  • White fabric, 1/2 yd.
  • Red print fabrics, two different prints: one fat quarter, 1/2 yd.
  • Red binding, 1/2 yd.
  • Backing fabric, 1-3/4 yds.
  • Batting, 45"x60"


  • Ellison Sizzix BIGkick or Big Shot Machine and Dies: 3-1/2" square (656683), 3-1/2" strips (656689), 2-1/2" strips (656681); Heart Scallop with Roses by Scrappy Cat (657419)
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Fusible interfacing, 1 pkg.

Basic Supplies

iron, measuring tape or ruler, scissors



  • 1. Size is 42"x57"


  • 1. All seam allowances are 1/4" unless otherwise noted.


  • 1. Use machine and dies to cut from fabric: eight 3-1/2" squares from each of the six different cotton print fabrics; two 3-1/2"x9-1/2" rectangles from each of the six different cotton print fabrics; two 3-1/2"x9-1/2" rectangles from each of the three different print fabrics; three 5" strips from white fabric; 15 scallop heart pieces from red print fabrics; five 3-1/2" strips from red print fabric (for border); five 2-1/2" strips from red binding.
  • 2. Following manufacturer's instructions, iron fusible interfacing onto two different fabrics for heart shapes. Die cut hearts.
  • 3. Iron hearts onto white fabric.
  • 4. Piece three 3-1/2" squares together to form 3-1/2"x9-1/2" rectangle. Repeat process 15 times.
  • 5. Sew two three-pieced units on both sides of 3-1/2"x9-1/2" rectangle.
  • 6. Sew three 3-1/2"x9-1/2" rectangles together forming one 9-1/2" square. Repeat seven times.
  • 7. Sew quilt top Row 1 by alternating pieced block and strip pieced block for total of four across.
  • 8. Sew white heart strip for Row 2 to Row 1.
  • 9. Sew Row 3 rectangle block and alternate with pieced block to four across. Sew another white heart strip onto Row 4. Repeat until all rows are formed.
  • 10. For borders, cut one 3-1/2" strip in half. Sew strip onto two other long border strips making two longer strips measuring 57" long. Sew borders onto rows.
  • 11. Layer backing, batting, and quilt top together. Quilt by hand or machine quilt as desired.
  • 12. Sew binding strips together to form one long strip. Fold wrong sides together lengthwise and press. With 1/4" seam, sew raw edges of binding onto edges of right side of quilt. Turn folded edge of binding to back side of quilt and stitch in place by hand mitering corners.
by Debi Adams for Sizzix
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