Friday, February 26, 2010

Eggs


Easter is less than 40 days away you know. YIKES!

I saw these cute fabric eggs from Retro Mama via Bindi's Blog.

I thought they are so adorable I must try. Perfect timing as my sewing machine is broken (currently getting a service). Perfect timing 'cause these little babies are hand sewn. I don't think I have hand sewn anything in my life! (apart from applique)


The first one took the longest (as always) and a few turned out less like eggs and more like balls, but the girls didn't mind as I let them have the not so good looking ones to play with. I used 2 old dresses (of the girls) to make them. Little scraps of fabric are perfect for these, so I have enough material to make 100's! Which could be good if I decide it would be fun to do an egg hunt with these instead of the chocolate version - I don't know about you , but we always end up with too much chocolate at Easter.

However they were fairly relaxing to make while watching tv, reading blogs etc. And I thought if I start now, I might have a few for display in time for Easter.


They are far from perfect, wiggly stitches, and oddly shaped. But the girls love them.

Perfect for our Easter.

3 comments:

Lucky ♥ Holly said...

Adore-a-bubble!
xx
H

Bindi said...

So cute! You beat me to making them. I still haven't found where to buy craft stuffing here. I miss Spotlight.

C said...

they're not eggs...they're mini-footballs!

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