Advent Cookie Hearts

 

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Various colors of cardstock
  • Wax paper
  • Coordinating ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Paintbrush
  • Acrylic paint
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Cardstock heart template
  • Wax paper heart template
  • Cookies

DIRECTIONS: 

  1. To print the templates, click on the "See Project on JoAnn.com" link (below). Cut 50 cardstock hearts using the cardstock heart template. Divide into 25 pairs.
  2. Paint the numbers 1-25, one number on one heart from each pair.
  3. Cut 50 wax paper hearts using the wax paper template.
  4. Cut 25 10" lengths of coordinating ribbon.
  5. Layer 2 pieces of wax paper between 2 pieces of cardstock (wrong sides together).
  6. Using 1/2" seam allowance, start at bottom of heart and sew 3/4 of the way around the heart.
  7. Insert cookie and sew remaining 1/4 of the heart.
  8. Punch hole at top of heart in the seam allowance.
  9. Thread ribbon through hole and tie knot.
  10. Repeat steps 5-9 with remaining hearts.