Make Easter bunny ears

Make Easter bunny ears
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Suitable for: Beginners

Time to make: 45 minutes

Materials:

  • Chunky wool /yarn
  • Hairband
  • Four white pipe cleaners
  • A4 sheet of white sticky back felt
  • Floral Fabric, enough to cover an A4 sheet
  • Bunch of pink mini roses
  • Bunch of white mini blossom
  • Glue gun

Instructions:

  1. Start by making ear shapes with the white pipe cleaners, using two pipe cleaners for each ear. To make the ear shape, bend the pipe cleaner in half and round the ‘sides’ of the ear.
  2. Once you're happy with the shape of your rabbit’s ears, attach them to the headband. To do this, twist the open ends of the pipe cleaners around the headband.
  3. Start wrapping the wool/yarn around the ears first, then the headband for a seamless finish. You can wrap the wool a couple of times as this will make the ear more secure and also hide the join better.
  4. Once you’ve been around the whole band it's then up to you whether you would like to go around it again with your wool/yarn- this will give the ears a chunkier and fluffier look.
  5. Secure the ends of the yarn/wool with a glue gun and leave to dry.
  6. To attach the mini flowers, detach the stems from the bunch. Wrap wire ends around the hairband, alternating flowers, starting from either side of the ears.
  7. To line the ears, pull away the plastic sheet on the sticky back felt and carefully attach your fabric, making sure your fabric is ironed and has no creases first.
  8. Lay the ears over the top of the fabric and mark the shape with a pencil from the outside of the ear, making sure to place the ear on a nice area of the pattern. Cut out the shapes and attach to the back of the ears with a glue gun.