Monday, April 7, 2014

Applique Bunny Plaque

Where does your inspiration come from? Mine comes from anywhere and everywhere. I was pretty tired one night after work so I decided to just chill out on the couch and go through all the catalogs that had come in the mail recently. I found the inspiration for this project in a home decor catalog.

I always consider a project a success if I can make it for less than it would cost to buy it. Since I needed everything except for the embroidery thread for this one, I was a little skeptical about the cost. But, as always, I found great deals Michael's. My total was $34 and I bought way more than just the supplies listed below.

Materials: orange and white felt, embroidery needles, embroidery thread, fabric, and a frame. (I got this gorgeous frame for $10 on clearance!!)

First, I used my silhouette cameo to create the rabbit and carrot templates, then I cut them out of the felt. Next, I measured and cut the fabric to fit the frame.

After laying out the design on the fabric, I used craft glue to attach the carrots. After it was dry, I sewed the stitches on them.

Next, I embroidered the green carrot tops, added the details on the rabbit, and placed in the frame. I used a small dot of glue in each corner to secure the fabric to the back of the frame.

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  1. So cute! Love the colors and chevron background! Pinned!

    1. Thank you! I'm glad I went with the chevron.

  2. Too cute! I love the contrast of the chevron and orange!

    1. Thank you!! I loved the chevron the minute I saw it.

  3. so cute
    the colors and the simple cut out are perfect

  4. You are such a great crafter! You need an Esty shop!! Or you need to move to my neighborhood so we can craft together! Susan

  5. This is one of the cutest you have done yet. You do a fantastic job. You need to sell in an etsy shop. Love your projects.


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