Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Felt Easter Eggs {A Tutorial}

My daughter has a bunch of the plastic food from a big box store, and some of it has held up nicely. Her eggs, however, have been "eaten" and stepped on by her sweet little brother. So, as part of Project: Project's fun little series, Play Eats, I decided to make a tutorial for felt eggs. AND since it is so close to Easter, I thought, why not make BOTH kinds of eggs?? The colored variety and the plain 'ol whites. So here we go. Be prepared to have bit of fun with these:)

What you'll need:
  • scrap felt 
  • needle and thread 
  • batting 
  • egg template
Felt Easter Egg

First, cut out 3 pieces of felt felt using the egg template.

Sew two of the pieces right sides together, sewing from marks a to b.

Open up the un-sewn side and place the third piece right side in and pin one of the openings completely and sew from points a to b. Then sew the other opening from points a to c.

(holding the other two sides out of the way in order to sew the opening closed)

Clip all of the seams so as to make smooth rounded edges when the egg is flipped right side out.

Flip the egg right side out and slip stitch the opening closed. Then embroider!

I'll be stuffing these sweet little things in their Easter baskets this year. What will YOU be doing with yours?



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9 comments:

Christine @ craftygeordi.blogspot.com said...

these are adorable and look so easy.

Beth Lemon said...

Thanks so much for doing this! These are awesome and I really plan on making them. I had forgotten about that pancakes and egg post! I am going to make an egg to stick inside the egg!

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [17 Mar 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

livegreenlovemuch.com said...

These are really cute and child proof! Bonus. Thanks for sharing.

casserole said...

How cute!! I linked to your tutorial on Craft Gossip Sewing:
http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-eggs-for-easter-or-a-play-kitchen/2011/03/17/

--Anne

Amanda said...

Feature Alert! Feature Alert! This was featured today over at Today's Top 20! Come Check it out!

Amanda
www.todaystoptwenty.blogspot.com

Lolly Jane said...

how creative! now i can put my felt scraps to work!

we would love it if you could link up w/ us this weekend :)
lollyjaneboutique.blogspot.com

Prairie Patch said...

Those are so cute and so soft looking. They also look fairly easy to do, even for a sewing challenged person like me.

Thanks for sharing.

Tracy All Thumbs Crafts

Caroline said...

Hi! Can I feature this tutorial on SewCanShe.com??? Drop me a line at caroline@sewcanshe.com to let me know. Thanks!

Caroline

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