Sunday, March 25, 2012

Carrot Loving Bunny Pillow

Bunny is ready for Easter


I love Easter candy.  I just had to get that out there. The Whopper Robin Eggs are just the best and I have already consumed one bag full - just a small one but a whole bag none the less.  I am also a fan of all the yummy chocolate treats!  Like this guy. Mmmmm, chocolatey goodness...

Source: Amazon

The chocolate bunny that was the inspiration for my Easter pillow, however I found the image that was just a bit different than the usual silhouette one usually sees.  I loved that he was holding onto a big carrot. I like to think that it is his own post-Easter candy delivering treat.


Just like my Lucky Shamrock Pillow, there is little or no sewing involved with this project.  I have embraced the joys of fabric glue! It makes projects like this one so easy.

  • Pillow cover - I made an envelope type cover so I can remove it. There a ton of tuts online.  Just Google "directions envelope pillow cover"and you will find a ton of resources. 
  • Felt - dark brown and orange
  • embroidery thread - green
  • fabric glue
  • Printed out image of your bunny
  • Pins
Step 1:  Cut out your bunny
  • Once you have your bunny image cut out, lay it on your felt.
  • Pin the paper to the felt
  • Cut around the paper cut out
  • For the carrot, I free hand cut it out

Step 2: Making the "carrot greens"
  • Cut 9 pieces of green embroidery thread about 7 inches long
  • Separate into 3 groups and braid each group
  • Tie a knot about 1 inch from the end and separate the threads so it looks feathery

Step 3:  Gluing
  • Glue the carrot greens to the back of the carrot and let dry
  • Place the bunny on the pillow cover and move it around until it is just where you want it
  • Pin the head to the pillow
  • Glue the bottom half of the bunny to the pillow, except for his paw
  • Remove the pin and glue the top half of the bunny
  • Bend back the paw and place the carrot in position
  • Pin the top of the carrot
  • Glue the bottom of the carrot
  • Remove the pin and glue the top of the carrot
  • Glue the paw to the carrot

Step 4:  Enjoy your bunny pillow!

Check out all the Places I Party to see where I am linking up, including Today's Creative blog

Jenny at The NY Melrose Family and Amanda at School House Scraps
were kind enough to feature this tutorial.


  1. Great pillow for Spring. Love the carrot. I am hosting a Spring Battle of the Cookers and Crafters, this would be great to link up for a chance to win!

    1. Thanks for stopping by. I just linked up to your party. Appreciate the invite.

  2. Beautiful!! Nice straightforward tute too!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

    1. Thanks so much! I know I appreciate a clear tute so I try to make things as clear as possible. Glad to know I am suceeding.

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by to check out my tute.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. I am so glad the Robin Eggs are only available for a short time. They are so addictive!

  5. Too cute! I love that he's holding a carrot! Thanks for sharing at Manic Monday.

    1. That's my favorite part too. Thanks for stopping by.

  6. This is adorable! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  7. Oh what an adorable pillow! How cute!

  8. So, so so cute!! Would to make one.

    I would love for you to follow my blog too so that we can share ideas!

    Your newest follower,
    Val @

    1. Thanks for stopping by. I checked out your blog and love the egg candles. I am your newest follower.

  9. LOVE it! I'm pinning it! I love the fact that you didn't sew it. I have to get some fabric glue now. I'll be featuring this next week at Whimsy Wednesday! Thanks so much for sharing. Stop back tonight for a bloglovin blog hop. If you're unfamiliar with bloglovin you can find out about it at

    1. Thanks so much Jenny! I am telling you, fabric glue is my new fav crafty tool. Will definitely stop by tonight. thanks for letting me know.

    2. I'm following via bloglovin! Thanks for joining. I'm also liking on facebook and following with twitter.

  10. How Eastery! Love it. Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  11. I am featuring your adorable pillow today! Come link up again!
    Thank you!

    1. Love your blog. Thanks so much for featuring my pillow.

  12. This is sooo stinkin adorable! Love the little bunny and the cute pop of color from the carrot! I would love, love, love it if you would share with my Pink Hippo Party @


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