It’s time to fill up those Easter Egg string baskets I made for the kiddos last year. Since I’m sure they will be covered in the chocolate bunny category, I wanted to give them another bunny filled with jelly beans. And the Easter bunny paper candy pouch idea was born.
I saw the concept of sewn candy pouches around Christmas time through a pin from Peppermint Plum. See, how cute at these?
But I wanted to make it Easter special. So I found an image of a bunny I liked and cut out two bunnies. It’s best to do cut both at once so all the edges match up.
Then stitch up those bunnies.
I left a generous opening in the fluffy tail region so I could stuff the pouch with jelly beans.
Make sure to work them into the ears and feet. Then just stitch closed.
I went with a light green thread to coordinate with Jack’s light green basket, but it does draw attention to the stitching! So OCD folks, beware.
I needed a final touch to top off my bunny and decided a little pom pom yarn tail was just the ticket. I used the fork technique to create my pom poms. You can find a good example of this technique here.
Just a little dab of hot glue to stick the tail and I was done! Love my adorable bunny and I’ve enjoyed eating the extra jelly beans that I just couldn’t fit in the bunny…..
Happy Blog-iversary! It’s hard to believe we’ve been up to it for a year already. We’ve loved sharing our projects and culinary adventures with you. But which ones have been the most interesting? Well, as voted by you, with the most number of hits, here’s our top ten parade: