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Easter Hen, sewing patterns

Easter's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Sewing, Soft toys  |  February 17th 2012  |  0 Comment


 Easter Hen, sewing patterns

This little Easter hen can hide a big egg-shaped surprise! This Easter hen is a small, simple package which you can close with Velcro at the bottom and can easily be made with children.


  • Pins,
  • Sewing needles,
  • Scissors

  • 1 yellow cotton rectangle 20 x15 cm(8 x6 inches),
  • Some pieces of felt: an orange one of 5cm x5 cm(2 inchesx2 inches) and a 6cm x 10cm (2.4 inchesx4 inches) yellow one,
  • 5 cm(2 inches) of Velcro,
  • Matching thread,
  • Fabric glue (optional),
  • Two beads or little buttons for eyes,
  • And why not use some feathers???

  • Cut put a 20cm x 15cm (6 inches x 8 inches) rectangle from the fabric.
  • Cut out the crest, the beak, the tail and 2 wings from the felt pieces.

Assemble the Easter Hen

  • Fold the rectangle in two.
  • Put the crest and the beak into position and pin them inside of the rectangle.
  • Sew the 2 sides of the rectangle, stitching in the crest and beak as well.
  • Turn it inside out.
  • Stick (or sew) on the yellow felt wings and the eyes.

  • Make a pyramid-like shape with the hen, fold back the left over stitching and sew the Velcro bands face to face on the inside.
  • Stick on the hen’s tail.

Easter Hen, sewing patterns