Tuesday 3 April 2012

Easter 2012 Project

Easter Egg Cozy

I think this little bunny is too cute, he's from my sketchbook and the fabrics are all from my stash, so he's a stash busting bunny! 
After drawing him onto my fabric, I stitched the outline on my machine with wool wadding behind to give him some shape. Looking at the reverse image (below) I realised that he would look pretty cute the wrong side up too.

Then I coloured him in with Prismascolor pencils and Indian Ink

Then I outlined the overall shape and cut him out with a seam allowance

 Heat set the pencil work
Select the egg cozy background. I opted for felt.

Stitch the bunny down, turning the seam allowance edges as you go. You could also raw edge applique him if you wanted to.
And lightly stuff to puff out the bunny shape as you stitch
Don't forget his tail...
and this is the shape you will end up with. Simply stitch the outline together to create the cozy. I used 1 inch felted wool for the bottom edge you see here, cut with pinking shears.

I will post pics of my finished cozy tomorrow...

2017 update
This pattern was released for free to my online quilting BOM Group back in 2012. It is no longer available for free, It can be purchased for $2 USD as an instant download PDF digital pattern. 


  1. That is just an adorable bunny!!! He reminds me of the Velveteen Rabbit :*)

  2. Oh Esther he is soooooooo so cute. Thanks once again for been so generous and sharing, I know it takes time to take photo's and then upload them. Happy Easter Glenda

  3. Thank you for sharing such a sweet little bunny cozy with us! He is simply adorable!! Be especially blessed, Kathy

  4. Too darn cute. Love that bunny. Ps I am enjoying last years bunny project again this year.

  5. What a sweet little bunny and your work is beautiful!

  6. Thank you Esther. The bunny is adorable. Happy Easter to you and your family.


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