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Cut & Sew Easter Bunny Basket 🐇

Easter is almost here! Make your own bunny Easter basket with this fun tutorial below.🐰


Supplies:

  • Custom Fabric Cut and Sew Bunny Basket by Lauren Young Designs
  • Sewing Machine
  • White Thread
  • Medium Weight Interfacing ** Optional
  • Iron
  • Scissors
  • Pins

Before you get started you will need to order the custom fabric design from My Fabric Designs. This Bunny Basket design by Lauren Young Designs is already created and ready to cut and sew! Choose what fabric you want it printed on and you will have your order on your doorstep within 10 business days. We chose to print ours on the heavy cotton twill for a good sturdy basket!

Step 1: Cut Out fabric

  • Cut out pattern pieces on thick black line.

  • ** Optional: Using lining fabric as pattern piece, cut out medium weight fusible interfacing.
    • Fuse interfacing to lining fabric piece.

Step 2: Sewing Side Seams

  • Fold outer fabric piece in half short ways with right sides together and pin.
  • Sew up sides on thin gray line, 1/2” seam allowance.
  • Repeat for lining.

Step 3: Sewing Corners

  • Match side seam and center bottom piece of outer pattern piece.
  • Press together and Pin.
  • Sew at ½” seam allowance.
  • Repeat for other corner and both lining corners.

Step 4: Sewing Ears

  • Take left ear front and back with right sides together and pin.
  • Sew along gray thin line, ½” seam allowances leaving narrow bottom open.
  • Clip curves and turn right side out through open bottom edge.
  • Repeat for right ear.

Step 5: Basting Ear

  • With left front ear (the side with pink) facing out, match raw edges and line up center bottom with left side seam of outer fabric.
  • Pin in place.

  • Baste stitch at ¼” seam allowance.
  • Repeat for right ear.

Step 6: Joining the Lining and Outer Fabric

  • Place lining inside outer piece with right sides together keep ears down sandwiched between the 2 layers.
  • Line up raw edges and pin around.
  • Sew along gray line, ½” seam allowance leaving a 4” opening in the back.

Step 7: Finishing Basket

  • Turn right side out press seams and ears out.

  • Pin opening closed and top stitch entire top at ¼” seam allowance.

ALL DONE!!🐰


Bunny Basket By: Lauren Young Designs

 

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