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Easter crafts – 3 free patterns and tutorials

Easter bunny basket tutorial

Perfect for the kids to collect all those chocolate eggs!

Spring chicken softie – free pattern

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

Funny Bunny softie – free pattern

Free pattern download and instructions at Sew4Home.

Recorder sleeve case

Materials

11 Fat quarters (9 for the Irish chain, one for the top border and one for the inside sleeve).
Matching ribbon

Cut 9 2 inch strips one out of each fat quarter and stitch together.

Stitch both ends together to make a tube.

Cut 4 strips across at 2 inch intervals and stitch to make an Irish chain.

Stitch together on the sides to make a sleeve.

Cut a rectangle 6.5i inch x 5 inch and stitch to the top of the Irish chain. Fold in half, iron and top stitch. Turn inside out.

Cut a rectangle 6.5 inch x 15.5 inch and stitch around 2 sides to make the inside of the sleeve.

Insert in the outer sleeve and fold the hem inside to match both inside and outside edges. Stitch sleeves together using a decorative stitch.

Stitch in ribbon on one side.