Sew for your children this Easter

I thought of recycling my Easter crafts. All of them can be made in an afternoon. Older children should be able to help out too!

Easter bunny basket tutorial

Tip: not in the tutorial but if you want the ears to continue to stick up after a while, use strong fusible interfacing, the type used for handbags.

Spring chicken softie - free pattern

Chicken softie made with a free pdf pattern provided by Amy from Badskirt .

I liked the chicken so much I made two and gave one away! Great idea to use your fabric scraps too.

Funny Bunny softie - free pattern

Free pattern download and instructions at Sew4Home.

Do you need a project for the Easter break?

Totally unrelated to Easter but if you’re in the mood of sewing softies during the Easter break, here’s the cutest one I’ve ever made and it is a free pattern:

Five Valentine’s day free tutorials

Groovy heart mug rug

This mug rug uses an easy fabric texture that can be used as well on larger pieces such as quilts or baby blankets.

Pigeon pair placemat set

This placemat set can make a lovely St Valentin’s gift.

Love is the answer… hot water bottle cozy tutorial

Zig zag pattern hot water bottle cover with embroidery and ribbon gathering.

Scrappy heart potholder tutorial

If you have never done paper piecing this is the project for you. Very easy and quick to make.

Patchwork heart pincushion tutorial

This pin cushion has two different sides to it. It was made with the heart cutout from the hot water bottle (tutorial below).