9” x 18” piece of felt
Scrap felt for heart
15” of 3/8” grosgrain ribbon
Stuffing – Polyfil or wool
1] Make copy of pattern.
2] Cut out felt as follows:
2 – full bodies
1 – leg piece (this will be used for putting fingers into)
3] Embroider face as follows:
Eyes – Woven Spider Wheel – 6 strands
Whiskers – Stem Stitch – 6 strands
Nose – Satin Stitch – 6 strands
Lips – Stem Stitch – 6 strands
4] Using 6 strands of floss, blanket stitch across the upper edge of the leg piece.
5] Using the pattern as a guide, attach heart to the bunny front using 3 strands of floss and a running stitch.
6] To stitch the bunny together, the 3 body pieces should be stacked in the following manner:
Bunny front with right side out
Bunny legs with right side out
7] Using 3 strands of floss, blanket stitch the front, back and legs together. Leave one arm open for stuffing.
8] Stuff the bunny. Lightly stuff the legs. (Note: When the bunny is done you will need to slide your fingers down the bunny’s legs and if you overstuff the legs there won’t be room for fingers!)
9] Finishing stitching the arm, filling it with stuffing as you go along.
10] Tie a bow and clip the ends on an angle. If you would like the bow to be permanent, using matching floss to tack the bow through the knot, preventing it from coming untied.
11] Slide your fingers down the bunny’s legs and take it for a walk!
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