Valentine hair clips- tutorial

I've had a lot of requests on how to make a simple valentine hair clip so here you go!

  • felt
  • scissors
  • button
  • hair clip
  • needle
  • embroidery thread
  • pin
  1. Make a heart template out of thick paper by folding it in half and drawing half a heart.
  2. Cut out template.
  3. Trace around heart onto felt.

  4. Cut out two hearts.

  5. Pin both hearts together.
  6. Using 3 strands of embroidery floss, sew a blanket stitch around the out side edge of both hearts.

  7. For the center of your hair clip, you can cut out smaller hearts out of felt or purchase pre-cut shapes. They sell these next to the felt sheets at Michael's. Some come with sticky backs, that's OK, we will glue them down so they will stay permanently.

  8. Sew the button on the outermost heart.

  9. Glue the smaller hearts together and then glue them down on the bigger heart

  10. About an inch away from the edge of the back of the heart, cut a half inch slit using pointed scissors in only the back heart. This will assure you of an invisible clip.

  11. Insert clip as shown.

  12. Enjoy!


  1. This is very very cute!!

  2. Very cute! Thank you for the tutorial. I made a pair for my daughter today. I posted pictures and linked back to you on my blog.

    Thanks again!

  3. I'm glad the tutorial is helpful. Have a good day!

  4. That hair clip is very cute. It's the perfect valentine gift for little girls. Love your idea. Thanks!

  5. Thank you for this tutorial - I found your site as a suggestion craft board and made my daughter a v-day hairclip. It came out so cute and I received many compliments. TY!

  6. Thanks so very much! Happy to help!

  7. Anonymous3:25:00 PM

    OOOh these are super adorable, thanks for posting the tutorial.


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