Easter is a great time to stitch up something sweet for a basket of treats for kids or grandkids. It's also lots of fun to embroider eggs, happy bunnies or other sweet animals to decorate your home...or yourself! Below you'll find eleven projects and patterns to inspire your stitching. They are all fairly simple, but Easter is coming so you had better hop to it!
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Embroidered Bunny Necklace Pendant
How would you like to wear some embroidery this Easter season? Bev from Flamingo Toes shows you how to convert a tiny embroidery hoop into a bunny necklace with minimal stitching and a whole lot of cute!
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Fancy Easter Bunny
Stitch a sweet Easter bunny all dressed up in her fancy clothes with this pattern from Lova Revolutionary. This bunny has such a cute dress, and you'll love the added details of the basket, flower (with a butterfly!) and the embroidered texture in the background.
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This beautiful Easter egg embroidery is also useful, because it's sewn into a pin cushion! Use it to stash your threaded embroidery needles, or fill it with weighted filler and you have a spring paper weight! Although the embroidery pattern itself isn't given, Kitty Wilkins and Hillary Goodwin show several ideas for what you might stitch in your egg!Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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The Easter Bunny hopped right inside his basket in this free pattern. It's easy to stitch, and would look wonderful as an embroidered kitchen towel. Or frame the Easter Bunny Basket design in a hoop and use it for spring decor!
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In Australia, kids enjoy a treat known as fairy bread. It's bread covered with teeny sprinkles, and that was the inspiration for this embroidered bunny! Each dot is a french knot, and Sedef from Down Grapevine Lane shows you how to stitch this up with even sprinkle coverage!
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You can help your kids practice embroidery with these happy Easter egg stitching cards. Visit Handmade Charlotte to download the printable PDF. And stitching these little egg ornaments isn't limited to just kids, you may find that you need a set for yourself too!
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These adorable shoes are the grown-up version of bunny slippers, and you can make them yourself! There's no pattern, but the design is simple enough that you can stitch it with ease. Find the tutorial at Wattlebird.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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This sweet design from Sarah Jane Studios combines embroidery and applique, and is a collaboration between mother and daughter. Though it's shown here in a hoop, Sarah Jane made the finished work into a pillow.
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Wendi Gratz of Shiny Happy World never fails to come up with adorable project ideas. This free felt egg features stunning embroidery and which comes together to make a stuffed egg. Kids would love to play with it, I'm sure, but it's so beautiful you'll probably want to keep it on display!
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