Hungry Bunny Wreath
Get ready for spring and Easter with our DIY Hungry Bunny Wreath! The perfect addition to every front door to get you into the spring season. For a simpler and quicker project wrap burlap around the metal wreath, and create a bunch of 5-8 carrots to tie to the top of the wreath.
- 1.2m orange fabric
- 1m green fabric
- 1lb of poly-fill
- 0.2m chenille
- 1 faux fur pompom
- 0.2m craft fuse heavyweight
- 18″ metal wreath
- To simplify cutting fold your fabric into four layers.
2. Using the pattern provided trace your carrots in alternating order along two rows.
3. Draw lines along the top, middle and bottom and place your pattern along these lines to continue tracing.
4. Using a rotary cutter and ruler cut out your carrots. You will need 40 cutouts to make 20 carrots.
5. Repeat with small carrots, drawing three rows of carrot. You will need 40 cutouts to make 20 carrots.
6. To simplify cutting fold your fabric into four layers.
7. To simplify you can draw rectangles the size of the leaves and trace the leaves.
8. Using a rotary cutter and ruler cut out your leaves. You will need 80 cutouts to make 40 leaves. Repeat with the smaller leaves.
9. Place your carrots right sides together.
10. Stitch along the side, with a 1/4″ seam allowance, pivoting at the point and stitching up the other side. Leave the top of the carrot open to turn right side out.
11. Trim the bottom of the carrot and the sides.
12. Turn right side out.
13. Place the leaves right sides together.
14. Stitch around the leaves with a 1/4″ seam allowance, leave the bottom open to turn right side out.
15. Trim and snip the curves.
16. Turn right side out
17. Stuff your carrots with poly fill.
18. Tie a knot at the end of your thread and hand stitch a gathering stitch to the top of the carrot. Pull tight to close the carrot. Stitch the edge closed and secure with a knot.
19. Tie a knot at the end of your thread and hand stitch a gathering stitch to the opening of the leaf, stitching through both layers. Attach to the top of the carrot. Repeat with the second leaf.
20. Trace your bunny out of the chenille fabric and cut out.
21. Place your bunny pieces wrong sides together.
22. Stitch around your bunny with a 1/4″ seam allowance leaving the bottom open 3″.
23. Cut the seam allowance off of the pattern.
24. Cut out the bunny from craft fuse heavyweight.
25. Lay the craft fuse on top of the bunny and trim where the craft fuse is larger than the stitching on the bunny. Stuff the craft fuse into the opening.
26. Stitch the opening closed.
27. Glue the faux fur pompom onto the bunny.
28. Glue the bunny onto the metal wreath.
29. Glue the carrots onto the metal wreath alternating between small and large.