EASTER BUNNY CRAFT

24/03/2015

Make a super sweet mini Miffy inspired baby bunny for your little ones this Easter! Pop them into Easter baskets or give them out on the day as little sugar-free treats, gifts and party favours.

 

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This easy-peasy Easter bunny craft is simple-to-sew making it the perfect project for keeping older kids busy during the holidays. younger ones on the other hand will simply love to receive one of these cute and cuddly bunny buddies making an ideal take-along toy for outings and adventures.

 

Materials

Fluffy fabric

Polyester stuffing

Thread

Felt

Glue

 

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How – to

Cut out x 2 circles of fluffy fur fabric –

cut x 1-  approx. 11 cms diameter for the body

cut x 1 – approx. 9 cm diameter for the head

 

Sew a gathered stitch around the inside edge of the circle.

 

Gather up the circle by carefully pulling the thread.

 

Stuff with little bits of polyester stuffing till nice and plump. Secure by pulling the gathering tight and securing closed with some fix stitches and knots. Cut off extra thread.

 

Repeat for both circles.

 

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Now place the smaller head piece on top of the body with the gathered sides touching.

 

Secure the two pieces together with some neat invisible stitches.

 

Cut out some felt ears and a cute bunny face. Stitch the ears on top of the head. Then glue the little face in place and leave to dry to finish. Make as many of these cuties a s you like

 

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Give the gift of bunny snuggles this Easter holiday! If you make one of these Miffy inspired baby bunnies don’t forget to share your pics and tag me on IG, Twitter or FB. Have a hoppy Easter!

 

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SAFETY FIRST! Make sure to glue and stitch all pieces securely and always be sure your handmade toys are age appropriate as well as safe for little ones to play with.

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