Quick & Easy: Bunny Mats

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

The chocolate alternative?

 

 

 

Materials:

  • Fabric  – top & bottom circles (enough to make large dinner plate sized mats)
  • Fabric for bunny
  • Thread
  • Bondaweb
  • Needle & Pins
  • Embroidery floss
  • Sewing machine
  • Ric Rac(enough to edge your chosen mat size)
  • Card
  • Pencil/fabric pen
  • Bunny Template
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Dinner plate (to make mat circles)

 

Click for Bunny Template

 

 

Preparation:

a) Print off Bunny template, glue to card and cut out

b) Using your largest dinner plate, draw & cut out 2x circles (top & bottom of mat)

c) Iron on your Bondaweb to the wrong side of your Bunny fabric

 


 

  Tutorial: Quick & easy Bunny Mats

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

Step 1.


a) Using your template, draw your bunny onto the back of your

Bondaweb (paper side)


b) Scissor cut bunny out

 


N.B

Do not remove the Bondaweb paper until after you have

cut out your bunny

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

 

 

 Step 2.


a) Remove the Bondaweb paper

b) Iron the Bunny onto your circle (top half)

c) Hand/machine sew the bunny onto the circle to secure.

 

 

 N.B

If you wish to furth embellish your mat,

this is the time to do it.

 

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3.


a) Pin your Ric Rac inside of the edge of your top circle

(fabric right side facing)

 

 

 

N.B

For best results, pin

your ric rac securely all around the edge with a small overlap

at the start & finish ends.

 

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4.

 

a) Machine sew your Ric Rac using a 0.5 mm seam

allowance

 

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

 

 

 Step 5.


With your Ric Rac now securely sewn onto the top half of your mat


a) Place your bottom circle (right side facing up)

b) Place your top half over the bottom circle (right side facing down)

c) Pin together leaving a small gap

 

 

N.B

You need the small gap to turn your circle (mat)

right side out after sewing.

 

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6.


a) Machine sew your circles together using 1cm seam allowance

b) Turn the mat right side out through gap

 

 

 N.B

If your have sewn your mats correctly,

you should have top & bottom fabric right side out with the Ric Rac

jutting out between the two.

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

 

 

 

 

 

Step 7.


a) Iron your Bunny Mat to anchor your fabric

b) Top stitch the mat with a 0.5mm seam allowance.


 

c) Shout Happy Easter!

 

 

N.B

Topstitching helps the fabrics stay in place after washing.

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Quick & Easy Bunny Mats

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