DIY Red Foam Heart Door Hang

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It’s February and love is in the air!  It’s the perfect time to add some love to your home decor.  This door hang is easy to make and adds a nice bright pop of color.

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Sheet of red foam
Matching thread
Sewing machine
Hot glue
Hot glue gun

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If you have a large foam sheet like mine start by folding it in half and cutting it into two pieces.  Set one aside.  You will only need one half.

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Cut a 1 inch strip from the short side of the foam.

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Fold this strip in half.

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Fold the large piece of foam in half and insert strip into folded foam.

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Prepare your sewing machine for working with foam.  You may wish to use a non-stick foot or a larger needle.

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You also may wish to lower your feed dogs.

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On my sewing machine, you can lower the feed dogs with a switch located on the back of the machine.

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Begin sewing the folded side of the piece of foam with a 1/2 inch seam allowance.

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When you open it up you should see the door knob loop.

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Next, fold the two ends of the foam together and sew together with a 1/2 inch seam allowance.

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When it’s all sewn together, cut into 1 inch strips.

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Find your top heart and cut off the extra foam from the bottom.

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Grab another heart and put hot glue in the fold at the top.

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Glue the hearts together and hold together firmly until glue cools.

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Add another line of hot glue on each side to add fullness to the heart shape.

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Continue gluing hearts together.  I stopped at 4, but you will have enough foam to add on more if you want.  Have fun with it!


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