easter craft week day 7: lambkin plushy

April 4, 2009 - Filed under Fabric, Holidays, How-to, Patterns, Sewing

easter7_lambkin

Pattern Bee has a a free printable pattern for this cute little lamb plushy. He can be made in whatever fabric inspires you, and there’s even instructions on how to make a felt version.

Check out the Flickr Pool for more inspiration.

Lambkin Pattern

I hope you enjoyed this week’s round up of adorable Easter crafts. Now go and get busy creating, you’ve only got a week left!

Posted by: kelly

easter craft week day 6: naturally dyed eggs

April 3, 2009 - Filed under Easter, Holidays, How-to

easter6_natural_dye

Ever wondered how to dye your eggs without one of those store bought kits? Here’s a fantastic video tutorial on dyeing eggs with simple produce found at your grocery store. I love the earthy colors and organic patterns, plus it’s a nice change from all that pastel that this holiday inspires.

How-to Dye Eggs with Veggies

Tomorrow: A cute little Easter plushy

Posted by: kelly

easter craft week day 5: hollow easter eggs

April 2, 2009 - Filed under Easter, Holidays, How-to

easter5_hollow_eggs

Keep your eggs from spoiling by hollowing them out first. If you’re new to this technique you might want yo buy some extra eggs to practice with as it can a bit tricky to master.

How-to Hollow Eggs

Tomorrow: We’ll learn how to dye eggs the natural way – with vegetables!

Posted by: kelly

easter craft week day 4: knitted eggs

April 1, 2009 - Filed under Easter, Holidays, How-to, Kniting, Patterns

easter4_knitted_eggs

More eggs! I know everyone is partial to the chocolate variety, but these knitted ones are pretty sweet. Why not mix it up a bit in this year’s Easter egg hunt, and throw in a couple knitted eggs to ease everyone’s sugar high. Or hang them from a couple of branches and make your very own Easter Tree.

Knitted Egg Instructions

Tomorrow: We get messy with some real eggs.

Posted by: kelly

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