Making the most of the growing trend in home sewing, this book offers all stitchers and sewers fresh, innovative ideas for trendy projects and gifts with the theme of hanging hearts. It includes both simple hand and machine stitching and offers advice on the basic techniques and materials needed, plus 20 gorgeous projects in a range of styles: shabby chic, vintage, French country style, traditional, and simply fun. From a beautiful rustic wreath decorated in little fabric hearts to individual hearts made from various fabrics and felt and decorated with rickrack, ribbons, buttons and bows, all projects have thorough instructions that are accompanied by clear, step-by-step photographs, and full-size templates of all the hearts are provided. Ideal for beginners as well as more experienced stitchers, all the hearts are quick and easy to make and are ideal for using up scraps of fabric, odd buttons, and leftover ribbon. These popular, contemporary items make perfect gifts for weddings, christenings, and Valentine's Day, as well as lovely little decorative items that can be hung from doors, dressers, wardrobes and doors around the home.