Get the Look: A La Heart For All Seasons

Duchess and Hare’s A La Heart pattern is so perfect for Valentine’s Day but, with a little imagination and fabric magic it will become a fun go to all through the year! Like most of Duchess and Hare pdf patterns, A La Heart comes with several options to provide you with all the elements to create so many looks! The heart shaped bib and straps feature the sweetest ruffles but, skip them and you have a super quick sew.  Choose from three skirt styles and option for attached bloomers with or without elasticized legs. Read full details here.

These are the basic versions, but keep reading to see some inspiration for fun bib embellishments.


So many adorable Valentine’s Day A La Heart’s are showing up in Duchess and Hare’s pattern group but, what about after Valentine’s Day?  A few quick Pinterest searches provided plenty of inspiration to answer that question.  Whatever the occasion, be it holiday, seasonal or a special event, A La Heart can be transformed with fabric choice, simple shapes, hand or free motion embroidery, piecing, buttons and fun trims into a special piece for your little one.

From ice cream socials and summer strawberry picking to buzzing about in the garden and patriotic events, the possibilities are endless. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing to make your own unique A La Heart any time of the year!


We would love to see what you come up with. Please join us in Duchess & Hare’s Court and share your A La Heart with us! Also, be sure to follow Duchess & Hare on Instagram and tag using #alaheart #duchessandhare and #weeroyals so we can repost!

You may enjoy reading about Spinny Mini. It’s the perfect layering piece to pair with A La Heart.

Photo credits from Pinterest and Etsy:
Bee, Ninja Turtle, Ice Cream, Patriotic, Strawberry, Unicorn, Ladybug, Reindeer, Fox


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