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Watercolor Heart Pillow for Valentine's Day

By: Julie Lewis

Make this beautiful watercolor heart pillow for your sweetie this Valentine's Day

At a Glance:

Project #14994 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

Martha Stewart® 2oz Watercolor Craft Paint - Habanero

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Watercolor Craft Paint - Wine

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Watercolor Craft Paint - Pink Dahlia

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Martha Stewart® Watercolor Brush Set - 5pc

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Wedding Cake

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Martha Stewart® Transfer Paper

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Martha Stewart® Basic Brush Set - 5pc

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instructions

Other Supplies

‘love’ pattern, Pillow form, White linen fabric or a white pillow cover, Pencil, Sewing machine (optional if sewing pillow cover), Scrap piece of poster board, Paper plates, Paper towels, Water basin

Instructions

  1. Lay fabric or pillow cover flat on a hard surface. Place board under fabric or insert in pillow cover.
  2. Pour a small amount of each watercolor paint onto separate paper plates.
  3. Add an equal amount of water to Habanero. Starting at the top of the fabric/pillow cover, apply paint with horizontal brush strokes. Add more water as you apply paint to approximately one third of the fabric/pillow cover.
  4. Repeat process with Pink Dahlia working from the bottom up.
  5. Apply Wine to the middle part of fabric/pillow cover blending into Habanero and Pink Dahlia. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  6. Place the 'love' pattern in the center of the fabric/pillow cover. Place transfer paper under pattern and trace the design with a pencil. Remove transfer paper.
  7. Paint the transferred pattern with Wedding Cake using the basic brush set.
  8. Allow all paint to dry thoroughly before inserting pillow form of sewing the pillow, then inserting pillow form.

Get the Pattern

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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