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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter!

Now I can show you the carrots I learned to make from reading blogs, and made some innovations to them. But first the picture! (Added later: the link for the pattern is http://clarescraftroom.blogspot.com/2010/03/something-quick-for-easter-bunny.html
without my innovation.)



(Each has 3 different colored "leaves" on top. But that''s not the innovative part.)


Mine are lumpy - just like the ones I grow in my garden. These are filled with Jelly Bellies (tiny jelly beans) and foil wrapped chocolate eggs - thus the lumpiness.  I made them the same way everybody else did, but when making the pattern I put a larger top on the orange parts so I could make a draw string tube. (You can see the orange strings on the ones on the left.) They close up and reopen .  Now they are reusable.  That's the innovation.
(You can probably find them in the archives of  One Pretty Thing.)
Love to you all,
Terri

9 comments:

  1. Love the idea of lumpy carrots. I made some of the unlumpy ones but I love yours too!

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  2. They were quite tasty little carrots too! Love you!

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  3. We loved our carrots. Lots of goodness filled inside and out of them. Thank you! Love, The Johnsons

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  4. The carrots are so cute - what a fun idea to fill them w/ jelly beans. :) -Sara

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  5. What a cute idea for Easter candy. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Cuteness-I have seen the ones like this that people make with nylon net or tulle. But I love yours with fabric!

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  7. Terri...for some reason this post cracked me up! I have no idea why...your carrots are adorable!

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