In the past I’ve treated Valentine’s Day like the Grinch treats Christmas – I haven’t always participated willingly. I’m not sure what it is (maybe the ice is melting), but this year I’m completely involved in Valentine’s Day DIY, and I’ve even become interested in Valentine’s Day fashion! I know, I know . . . but there really are some cute valentine wearables out there, starting with these dip dyed heart mittens. Don’t be afraid to show your affection for Valentine’s Day. You’ll need some sewing skills, but the projects are well worth it. Click through the jump to see more!
Doily Shirt 1 of 5Use a heart doily to paint an applique, then sew it onto a brightly colored shirt.
See how it was done at MADE
Polka Dot Skirt 2 of 5Toddlers and young children will love this fun polka dot skirt with added tulle trim.
Get the tutorial at The Crafty Cupboard
Pink Bolero 3 of 5You can sew a cute rose bolero with a simple pink tee, turning basic into gorgeous.
Find the instructions at Positively Splendid
Cookie Cutter Shirt 4 of 5Use interfacing and a contrasting piece of fabric to make the background of this cute "peek-a-boo" heart shirt.
Learn how to do it yourself at Make It Love It
Love Letter Shirt 5 of 5A bleach pen creates a cool handwritten effect on a tee.
Find the step-by-step at Sew Woodsy
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