DIY & Crafts

Carrot treat bags for bunnies

Photo courtesy of: Aurelie Bryce Author: Canadian Living Credits: Photo courtesy of: Aurelie Bryce

DIY & Crafts

Carrot treat bags for bunnies

You Will Need: (makes 2 treat bags)
• 2 fat quarters of coordinating fabric
• Scissors, thread, pins
• Templates
• Candy
carrot treat bags for bunnies - what you need


Here's How:
Download the carrot and carrot top templates. Fold each in half and crease down the middle before taping the two pieces together at the middle line.
carrot treat bags for bunnies stage 1.2


Fold the template in half and lay along the fold of fabric. Trace outline or pin template to fabric.
carrot treat bags for bunnies - stage1


Cut two carrots from the lining and two from the outer fabric.
carrot treat bags for bunnies - stage 3


Pin lining to outer fabric with right sides facing. Repeat with other carrots.
stage 4


Sew along the top of the carrot, around the leaf and across the other top side.
stage 5


Sew 1-2cms up from carrot top to leaf to create a ‘neck’ between the two areas. Repeat with other carrot.
stage 5.a


Pin carrot bottoms together, lining-to-lining and outer fabric-to-outer fabric. Move leaves out of the way.
stage  6


Starting midway along the lining, start sewing around the carrot bottoms and stop leaving a 2” gap in one side of the lining.
stage 7


Snip all the corners in the carrot bottoms and leaves.
stage 8


Clip the curves along the fat part of the leaves and clip notches into the corners of the ‘neck’ part, taking care not to clip your seams.
step 8.a


Turn right side out, using a chopstick or point turner to push out the corners.
step 9


Close the gap in the lining
stage 10


(optional) Sew or embroider details into your leaves.
stage 11


Ta da!
final stage


Fill with candies (you may want to tuck a plastic bag inside to act as a liner) and tie the leaves to close the bag.


If you're looking for more Easter crafts, check out our DIY dyed Easter eggs with a twist.

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