Give your home an authentic farmhouse Easter look with this DIY burlap bunny. Even if your sewing skills aren’t the best, this bunny can be put together with a few simple steps!
Step 1: Gather Materials & Trace Outline
- Black Marker
- Blunt Large Eye Needle
- Colorful String
- Bunny Template
- Faux Moss
- Extra Large Pom Pom
- Craft Paper
First, fold your burlap in half, so you can trace and cut out two bunnies to sew together. Place your template onto the burlap and pin it so the template stays in place. Next, trace the template with a marker. There are many templates of bunnies online that will make the perfect outline to trace onto burlap.
Step 2: Cut Out the Bunny
Use a few pins to hold the two layers of burlap together so the two layers will be even. Cut out your bunny along the outline you traced. Be sure to cut a little further in so you do not have any remaining marks from the marker on the burlap.
Step 3: Sewing and Stuffing
Thread your needle with colorful string. We decided to go with spring colors and used a pink and white string. Sew the two bunny cutouts together with 1-inch stitches at least a 1/2-inch away from the edge to avoid fraying. Be sure to leave a little room between the stitches to create a border around the bunny. Stuff the bunny with small pieces of craft paper and add the final few stitches to the bunny.
Step 4: Decorate and Display!
There are so many options when it comes to decorating your bunny! We cut out faux moss to make a collar for the bunny and attached small easter eggs with hot glue. We also hot glued a big fluffy tail onto the bunny. Lastly, we hot glued a rope at the top to hang the bunny and glued a rope bow to the bunny to give it a more farmhouse look. After adding these final touches, your bunny is ready to be displayed! This DIY burlap bunny looks great hanging on a door or a wall.
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