You can totally blow the budget and buy everything for a festive, dress-up Easter celebration or you can engage your own craft skills to sew wonderful, festive Easter patterns and projects. Even a simple, easy sewing project can become elegant and festive with lace and decorations. Add trim and use lace to dress-up simple sewing projects that will look like you spent a fortune.
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Use this free pattern to sew a Bunny door stop for your house. How you decorate the bunny and what color you make the bunny will make it a girl or boy bunny!
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This pillow is bound to end up a special pet... not only does it not have a litter box that would need cleaning, it's a pillow that is a bunny and the cover comes off for easy laundering. The step by step directions and a free printable pattern make this bunny pillow a great addition to an Easter basket.
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Every egg hunt I have been to has children with Easter baskets that the eggs roll out of or children with grocery bags to collect the eggs. If you make a special bag for the occasion, the bag will stay open better than a grocery bag and the eggs will stay better than a basket. Add a festive embroidered design to make it even more special.
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Have you ever considered sewing your own hats? There are free patterns available. All you have to do is add your own creative influences. The fabric you choose, the overlays of fabrics like lace, and the decoration you add, make your hat an original and something you can wear or watch your children wear with pride.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Kids love to dress up and play pretend! This simple project will have them getting all the hopping exercise they need and then some... along with loads of smiles while they wait for the Easter bunny.
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We store our baskets from year to year and they can get pretty ratty looking after a number of years. Those baskets are part of the tradition that everyone looks forward to though. By sewing a basket liner, the baskets can still be used but the clean fabric is near the candy and treats that fill the Easter basket.
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If you've been sewing for a while, you've followed the fabric bowl craze. These fabric bowls are a great way to be creative and have a usable item when you are done. Did you ever think of converting a fabric bowl to a fabric basket? Find the details here.
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Think white or cream and a beautiful religious themed embroidery on the front... or a family crest, to create a special bible cover. What a perfect Easter gift that would make!Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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The stores have plenty of bags, pocketbooks, and purses ready to sell for your Easter outfit. I can never find one that has all the options I want on a handbag. The solution is easy. Make it yourself. You then can have all the pocketbook options you want in the color and size you want.
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It's not always possible to find the exact accessory you have in mind even if you have the hours it might take to find it in a store. When you sew your own accessories, you can have exactly what you have in mind in the colors and fabrics you want.
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Candy equals cavities and weight issues... solve the problem with something that will last a lot longer than Easter candy. Sew a stuffed toy that will be loved for years to come to put in the Easter baskets.
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When you don't have time to spend browsing the pattern catalogs and waiting in line, consider the many free clothing patterns you can find on the Internet. Use your printer, tape, and paper to have a pattern at your fingertips in moments.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Free patterns and sewing are the perfect combinations to stretch your budget dollars on kids clothing. Kids our grow and rip clothes far faster than the clothing wears out. Sewing their clothing allows you to make the clothing durable.