Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Tutorial Tuesday: Patchwork Carrot Tutorial

The bunnies I made last week were hungry, so I made them a bunch of patchwork carrots:


If you have hungry handmade bunnies, here's how you can make some too. Here's a pattern:

 

The 2-3 sided larger carrot is easiest, while the 3-4 sided smaller carrot is more challenging. I worked my way up. Here's the challenging one: 


Cut 5 separate pieces and sew one to another 2/8 inch from the edge making sure to meet at a common endpoint at the bottom:


Stitch all sides together leaving an opening at the top:


 Trim excess fabric at the tip and turn right-side-out through the hole at the top.


 Now stuff it:


For leaves, rip fabric into 1/4 inch strips. Insert into the hole and hand stitch closed.

You can also use string or ribbons or lace:


or ric-rac:


Now your bunnies* won't go hungry.

*Not suitable for real-live bunnies, intended only for the handmade variety.

3 comments:

Becky said...

These are totally flipping cute.

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