Kindness, community and creativity.

1000 Hearts is a kindness project based in Hobart, Tasmania - offering people a symbol of compassion and care through handmade pocket hearts.

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A community grown from a small act of love.
Since the project started, Sarah - owner of 1000 Hearts - has made over 8000 hearts and many others have joined in, creating a global network of “heartists” committed to spreading the love.
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About 1000 Hearts

Hi, I'm Sarah - and I believe that kindness can change our hearts and our world.

1000 Hearts is a kindness project that I started in 2016 because I wanted to spread some love and compassion.

About 1000 Hearts
Sarah holding a heart

Become a Heartist

Make your own hearts and spread some love and kindness in your world.

Learn how to make your own hearts with our PDF and video tutorials.

View Heart Making Resources

Latest Blog Post

Self-Compassion Fraud

July 7, 2019

Even though I know all about self-compassion and believe it to be really important, I realised I haven't truly been practicing it in a way that works for me.

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A heart being stitched
Hands holding a pocket heart

Online Shop

The hearts for sale online are all lovingly handmade by Sarah.

Sales help to keep this kindness project running. When you purchase a heart, you are helping spread the kindness to more people.

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“I know sewing these little hearts will help heal my broken one”
Wendy
Two hands holding up pocket hearts

Becoming a Heartist

Making hearts is easy to learn even if you’ve never sewed before.

It uses basic sewing skills with a few little tricks, and the kits come with instructions and the template for the original 1000 Hearts pocket heart.

Make Your Own Pocket Hearts