Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Crazy Easter eggs

I have two friends that have birthdays soon after Christmas and this year I wasn't on the ball enough to get them presents, so I've made them Easter presents instead.

I used a toy plastic egg for a template and drew the oval shape on muslin.

Then I pieced each egg shape in pastel colors. I embroidered and added some buttons and charms. Then I cut the same shape out of light cardboard, two for each egg. After hot gluing some batting down to one egg shaped cardboard, I stretched the crazy piece over it and glued it down around the outside on the back. I glued a piece of fabric over the other piece in the same way to be the back of my egg. Then I added some lace around the edge and a ribbon hanger at the top of the crazy piece and attached the back with hot glue also.



And just when you thought it was safe to go into the living room........SHARK-BOY!!!

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Janet, these are the cutest Easter eggs I have ever seen!! What stitch are those adorable flowers? And the little shark boy--pretty cute too!! Debbie (Maine) rquirion@roadrunner.com

Anonymous said...

Your Easter egg looks wonderful, thank you for sharing,

Helina in Finland
http://www.flickr.com/photos/helinacq/

Sharon said...

They are so cute......Now since I am looking for a gift instead of candy this might be a wonderful idea if you don't mind that I share your idea...

Susan said...

I love the eggs. That is such a nice way to use the cq, and anyone would love to get one.

Gerry said...

What a wonderful idea. They are darling.

Charlene said...

How precious these are. Great creativity you have!

Maddie Can Fly said...

Love the eggs! Such a clever idea.