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Easter crafty projects

Easter bunny basket

Do you have a lot of fabric scraps? This is your project then. I recommend using stronger interfacing for the ears, something you’d use for a handbag, to keep them up longer.

Funny bunny softie

I made this softie a long time ago but it’s still cute. It is easy enough as your first softie.

 

Spring chicken

This is a very funny chicken softie. The pieces a very large so it’s very easy and quick to make. It makes a great gift all year round too.

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:

Easter sewing

Free patterns and tutorials:

  1. Funny bunny softie
  2. Easter bunny basket
  3. (and 4.) Spring chicken

Easter bunny basket

Based on Easter basket sewing and fabric basket tutorial.

Materials

  • fabric scraps
  • 2 buttons
  • 1 pom pom
  • batting
  • fusible interfacing

Follow the fabric basket tutorial to make up the patchwork basket and handles.

My basket has only one handle. My handle is made out of one strip of fabric measuring 2 1/2 in x 9 in and has fusible interfacing.

After assembling the patchwork and sewing the basket, add the embroidery.

If adding a bunny’s tail, stitch now.

Ears

I drew my own ears but you can download ears and embroidery pattern(pdf) from disdressed.

You will need 2 pieces of fusible interfacing, 2 of facing fabric and 2 of back fabric.

Iron the fusible interfacing to the wrong side of the front fabric. Sew around ears with both fabrics right fabric facing together. Leave bottom opening to turn inside out.

Attach ears to basket as per photo below. Sew handle in the same way.

Sew the lining following fabric basket tutorial.