hand embroidered patches
Thalia Botsari
Thalia Botsari

How to make a hand embroidered heart patch

Heart embroidered patch

Learn how to make your own hand embroidered heart patch. Just in time for Valentines, or for any time of the year actually, i have added a video tutorial. You can use this technique on many other embroidered patch designs too.

You can use a hoop or stitch without it, embroidering with felt on small pieces is quite easy even without a hoop. When you are finished add another layer of felt at the back with glue and use it on any item you like.


Split stitch

Back stitch

French knots



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I love hand embroidered patches, i mean what’s not to love right? They look so cute and they are easy to use on anything you like: jackets, trousers, backpacks..just use your imagination.


They can also be personalised and great for gifting. When you get your hands on a hand embroidered patch the machine embroidered patches won’t cut it. When i make mine, and if they are for a present, i enjoy the slow stitching while i think about gifting this and how special it will be.


You can use this techniques and stitches to create your own designs too. Draw a design with an outline and transfer onto felt, then start stitching.

hand embroidered heart patch

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