They’re the perfect touch for a romantic St.Valentine’s outfit or a cute detail to vamp up any boring t-shirt.
This is an extremely easy transformation.
Now you just need to cut it twice from a contrasting or coordinating fabric and, according to the marks on the pattern, secure it on the sleeve using a generous amount of pins.
Edgestitch in place using a straight stitch; the trick for the best looking result is to just take your time and when you get to a point or a steep curve, leave your needle down, raise the presser foot and shift the fabric.
Feel free to play with the size of the heart (you can make it smaller and chubbier for a subtler and even more adorable look) or use this tutorial as an inspiration to make your elbow patches into any shape you want!
Tango red and Crystal gray jerseys from Les Trouvailles d’Amandine.