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Shot through the heart
One of the valentine's I made for my boyfriend.
Start by cutting out your heart shape from your felt.
Cut out two small hearts that are the same size.
cut two small slits in the center of your heart that is large enough for your arrow to pierce through.
Next take your dowl rod, chop stick or whatever you're using and hot glue it between your two small hearts with the point sticking out.
It should look like this.
Next take your tulle (if that's what you're using) and fold it up. Cut slits in the tulle so it is feather-like. If you're using feathers you don't need to worry about this.
Glue your tulle or feathers onto the other end of your arrow.
Should look like this.
Next thread your arrow through the two slits you cut before.
Cut out a third medium sized heart and with your embroidery thread sew it onto the center of your heart over your slits. This should also allow you to position your arrow however you like.
I also did a chain stitch around my large heart.
and I did a whip stitch around the arrow of my valentine.