Best Valentines Day Embroidery Designs

Valentines Day Embroidery Designs

Valentine’s gifts are not only shared between lovers……it is the perfect time to share the love with children, teachers, friends and family.

I am sure you do not want to incur a lot of cost doing that, because of Christmas spending and all the expenses with the new year.

The chances are that you are probably hoarding stash – I have yet to meet the DIY-er without a trunk load of this-and-that’s just in case she needs it!!

10 Free Valentine Machine Embroidery Designs The 10 Most Adorable Free Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs


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Embroider the Happy Valentine’s Day saying onto a pocket, some undies (you naughty mamma!) or a hanky.  Alternatively, you can add it to decor items, such as a pillow or pillowcase.

For a more family-friendly option, stitch it on a gift bag or small pouch.  The design is only free if you make another purchase of $5.

LOVE free applique by GG Designs Embroidery The 10 Most Adorable Free Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs

Brother Embroidery Machine, PE770, 5” x 7” Embroidery Machine with Built-in Memory, USB Port, 6 Lettering Fonts, 136 Built-in…


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This lovely appliqued design will make you fall in love….It will look cute on a onesie for a little one, a towel for a mum or dear friend, even a zippered pouched for a teenager will do.

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Say what you feel and embroider this lace design to treat bags or socks! (we have to be creative!)

Available from size 4 x 4 to 6 x 10.

Applique Market heart embroidery frame The 10 Most Adorable Free Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs


Please note that you will only receive the free frame, not the letter as well.

Insert text in the frame or a monogram. An easy and cheap idea is to stitch it on a rectangle piece of felt and cover a jar with it!

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You do not need to register or log in to download. Thanks, Julia, this is a cutie!

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Download the whole set of 10 cuddly bear designs from the Bunnycup’s retired sets.

The cuddly bears will bring a smile to your sweet baby’s project or that special valentines gift.

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The huggable bear is available for free download.

Freebies from 2008 to date are available on this site.

Are you thinking grey T-shirt too?

Free heart from Swak Embroidery The 10 Most Adorable Free Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs


A girl can never have enough hearts for Valentine’s Day.

I kind of like the doily effect of the border around the heart.

Try it on a pillow….

There you have a list of free designs to add to your own library! 

Happy stitching!

Valentine’s Day hand embroidery patterns

With all the Christmas decor packed away, I’m thinking of the next fun holiday to break up the winter chill. Needlework goes hand in hand with warm blankets and cold nights, so I thought I’d round up some ideas of what to embroidery and cross stitch for Valentine’s Day! There are a bunch of independent designer’s Valentine’s Day embroidery designs and then a few freebies at the end of the list. I can see lots of these stitched and hanging on a wall, or added to a shirt, sewn on to a pillow, the possibilities are endless.

If there’s no picture it is because I didn’t hear back with permission to use it, but click through to check it out! Please don’t pin individual photos from this post, use the long collage at the bottom.

I also have a list of Valentine’s Day cross stitch patterns, if you are a versatile crafter!

If you’re new to hand embroidery, check out my list of favorite hand embroidery tools here and see the trick for how to transfer embroidery patterns with a picture tutorial here!

If you are looking for embroidery project ideas, check out these other posts:

  • free hand embroidery patterns
  • modern embroidery kits
  • online embroidery classes for beginners
  • winter hand embroidery patterns

Please pin this collage image of the Valentine’s Day hand embroidery patterns and not the individual photos, you can use this link:

So many modern Valentine's Day patterns to choose from, and here is a curated list. Great Valentine's Day crafts to stitch and gift or hang on the wall.

Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs

‘Love” embroidery pattern/pre printed fabric from Trellis & Thyme Patterns, this is so modern and clean looking.

Fun little flying love note hand embroidery pattern from Elise and Higgs, the backing fabric on this example is perfection!

Floral heart hand embroidery pattern from Lolli and Grace, she is one of my favorite designers so it is no shock that I adore her heart!

French knot heart embroidery pattern from Oh Sew Bootiful, lots of french knot practice here.

Floral heart embroidery kit from Oh Sew Bootiful, I love how lush and spring-y this looks.

Modern, clean heart hand embroidery pattern from KFNeedlework Design, I can picture this on a pouch or a tote.

Geometric heart embroidery pattern from Oh Sew Bootiful, nice and modern.

Squirrel embroidery pattern from Jenny Blair, this is the cutest and the one I’d love to have hanging on my wall!

Deer embroidery pattern from Jenny Blair, this is so pretty and dreamy.

“All you need is love but money helps” embroidery design from Gina Matarazzo, for the cupid with a sense of humor.

Love embroidery pattern from Hug Sandwich, blooming and beautiful.

Kaleidoscope heart embroidery pattern from Little Dear, these look like they’d be so relaxing to stitch.

Hand heart embroidery pattern from Stitcharama Craft, simple and subtle but full of love.

Simple Valentine's Day decor ideas can be beautiful, too! Check out this needle felted wool heart garland kit; it takes less than 10 minutes to make and you can choose your colors! #valentinesday #diyvalentine #valentinecraft

Bonus! This requires very little stitching, per se, but I had fun with it so I’m including it! A wool heart garland kit, everything’s included.

Free Valentine’s Day Embroidery Patterns

Free geometric heart embroidery design here on a felt sachet, shared for free in this post

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Super cute heart sampler embroidery pattern from Adventures in Making

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I Love You embroidery pattern from Make and Do Crew

“Love everyone always” embroidery pattern from Wild Olive

Valentine’s Day Embroidery Ideas

Every little holiday is another reason to craft something beautiful! Not that I need an excuse to tackle yet another embroidery project, haha.  If you also love any reason to craft, you can start by stitching one of these gorgeous Valentine’s Day Embroidery ideas into a thoughtful gift! Now what can we make for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day?

16 Valentine's Day Embroidery Ideas. Beautiful valentines themed embroidery patterns. Floral embroidery patterns for DIY valentine's decor. Heart themed embroidery.

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I think we could all use a little extra love this year. It’s a great opportunity to show someone you care, friends, gal pals, family, children, loves, everyone needs to know they’re not alone and that someone is thinking of them.

Let’s storm this year with love and make it better than the last one.

Why not stitch up a sweet Valentine’s Day embroidery using one of these beautiful patterns?! That’s what I’m going to be doing!

So many of these patterns would be suitable decor year round too, not just for for Valentine’s Day. I’m going to make the Pride and Prejudice themed embroidery and it will hang in our bedroom to remind my love everyday that he’s my #1. 🙂

If you’re looking for more Valentine’s themed posts, check out this free punny printable card, and this french printable card for kids.

Valentine’s Day Embroidery Patterns

1. Floral Envelope Hand Embroidery

This one has a beautiful variety of stitches, and looks like you’ve mailed your Valentine a bouquet!

Floral envelope embroidery pattern. Valentines Day hand embroidery DIY

2. Wreath of Roses

You could add a little love note in the middle or personalize it with an initial.

Hand embroidery wreath of roses pattern.

3. Heart Sampler

I love non-traditional colours for holidays, these greens and yellows are so pretty!

Cute heart sampler embroidery pattern for Valentine's Day

4. Hedgehogs in Love

This one is a beginner-friendly embroidery pattern for Valentine’s Day. Cute and simple!

Hedgehog hand embroidery pattern. Cute woodland animal embroidery DIY pattern. Beginner friendly embroidery pattern

5. Love Blooms

Those roses are divine!

Love blooms embroidery pattern. Floral Valentine's Day themed DIY embroidery pattern

6. Love You Ardently

I’ve got this pattern ready and waiting for me to make! I’m a huge Pride and Prejudice fan. 🙂

Pride and Prejudice inspired hand embroidery pattern for Valentine's DAy

7. Love Never Fails

I love these florals and colours!

Love Never Fails embroidery. Floral and foliage pattern

8. Bee Mine

This one would be so sweet to gift to a child.

Bee Mine Valentine's Pun embroidery pattern

9. All You Need is Love

This one would be totally gorgeous year-round!

Beautiful embroidery pattern for Valentine's Day or a year round sentiment. All You Need is Love pattern

10. Floral Heart

Black florals for a moody Valentine’s Day. Seems appropriate following the year we just had.

Moody floral heart hand embroidery pattern. Valentine's themed diy decor

11. Love Birds

You could add some initials (like L+P) and gift this to a new couple in love.

DIY Valentine's Day decor. Love birds hand embroidery pattern

12. You’re Pretty

Well you are! And so is this pattern!

Make someone smile with this sweet flowery embroidery.

13. Blooming Heart

Again with these gorgeous roses!

Blooming heart floral hand embroidery pattern for a DIY Valentine's Day

14. Bike and Heart

I’d love this one with or without the heart in the background, the bike is so cute on it’s own!

Modern Valentines themed hand embroidery pattern for DIY decor or gift

15. Be Mine

This would be a great Galentine’s gift for a precious friend!

Sweet and simple embroidery to make for your love

16. Loving Volcano

Ok I don’t know if this one technically counts as an embroidery pattern or if it’s just a craft pattern with some embroidery in it. Either way, I designed it and you can grab the free pattern in this post. 🙂 It’s just too cute not to include in this list!

The cutest little volcano hoop art for a kid's room or Valentines Day decor! Easy sewing tutorial with free printable pattern.

17. Love and Tacos

And juuuust one more. I designed this free pattern and I’m loving how it turned out. 🙂

Sweet and funny hand embroidery pattern suitable for beginners. Free pattern download perfect for Valentine's Day or anniversary gifts.


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