Monday, February 10, 2014

“Miss Bee”

When it’s sunny outside….which is most of the time here in Florida….I want to be outside.

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But this past week we’ve had some misty cool weather so I spent my days sewing and crafting.

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I went to pinterest to find this pattern HERE but didn’t see any directions, just the pattern pieces.

I’ve made a lot of bunnies over the years though so it wasn’t hard to figure out how to put it together.

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A couple of tips though if you decide to make one.

I printed out the pattern pieces and cut them out with regular scissors.

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Then when I cut the fabric with my sewing scissors (cutting paper dulls sewing scissors), I cut a little bigger for seam allowance. And I took the time to label the pattern pieces in English and how many to cut. So I cut 2 at a time and then put the cut pieces on top of the fabric to get the exact same size for the other leg and arm.

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Grace is dressed in a cute little white eyelet dress and bunny slippers so she wanted to pose with Miss Bee.

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WHOA….looks like another one in the making!

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I hope you’ve had a good week. Have you had a chance to do something fun if you were stuck inside?

50 comments:

LBP said...

I love your Miss Bee! Great minds think alike. I made a bunny this weekend as well that I have named Virginia!

Blessings

Linda

Diane said...

How cute! Love that blue fabric too. And I think you would have been good friends with my mother-- she had "fabric" scissors for the exact same reason you mentioned (and I do too).

Joyce Mayer said...

Hi Miss Lavender Dreams,

Oh, what sweet friends, love those bunny slippers.

Looks like we will have lots of crafting time this week, big snowstorm on its way and we are so excited. But at least the minus degree days are behind us, that isn't so much fun. Now when it's in the 20's we laugh and say "spring time". Giggle.

Hugs,
Prudence ♥

Susie said...

Cute bunny !! I love that sweet face on your doll. Her little slippers are so cute too. Enjoy your week. xoxo,Susie

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

She is just adorable!!

Donna said...

Marty is in love!

Susan said...

This is going to be a good week and you just put a big smile on my face, love you, Sis XOXO

Sarah~Magnolia Surprise said...

She's precious! I love her heart tie and cute ears! And Grace is so sweet with her bunny toy and slippers! When my kids were little we called all slippers "bunnies"! Actually, we still do!

Vee said...

The bunny is AdoRaBle and you've provided great tips. It's more complicated than anything I do with bunny making, though. I had trouble with a sock rabbit! LOL

Blackberry Lane said...

Both of these are so sweet! I could never make a bunny but I sure enjoy seeing yours. My late mom had a friend that made bunnies and dressed them. She drove up to our house with one for mother and the bunny was buckled in with the seat belt - that gave us a big chuckle!

Stephanie said...

Oh how sweet! You are so talented, dear Diane :) And the fabric you chose is simple lovely. Have a blessed Monday, friend!

Dorothy Crutchfield said...

Oh, Grace made me smile this morning, and your bunny is adorable!
Have a great week,
Dorothy

Patty Sumner said...

YOur little bunny looks great and Miss Grace is all dressed up too. I can only dream of sunshine here in Ky....we had 2 more inches of snow last night.. Keep on creating! Blessings!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

You made the cutest little bunny! Love it!! Hugs, Linda

Catherine Holman said...

You are so very talented!

Montanagirl said...

My goodness - there's just no end to your many talents! That's the sweetest bunny ever!!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

What a darling bunny! I love the blue fabric!

Musings from Kim K. said...

How sweet is that bunny! The sewing gene wasn't passed down from my talented mother. I'm always impressed at your wonderful creations. Enjoy your cozy time crafting away.

cynthia lee designs said...

Cute bunny!!
We been stuck inside for weeks...the only time we go out is when we need to get groceries. It has just been to bitter cold to be outside for very long.
I've been crocheting some head wraps with flowers on them...and having lots of time with the puppies snuggled in a blanket on my lap.
hugs,
Cindy

lilraggedyangie said...

O how I long for some warm sunshine... Ms B is darling HAPPY SEWING hugs lil raggedy Angie

Donna said...

I tried sewing years ago...I Still can't sew...Hahaaa
Cute little rabbit!!
Happy week dear lady!
hughugs

Debby Ray said...

What a sweet little bunny and a pretty little girl to go with! You did good :) Also I love the photo in your header of the back yard gate....did you paint the flowers?

Christine said...

Absolutely adorable bunny and dressed to spring perfection!
You put your time to good use!

Kathy said...

This is so sweet. Time well spent!

Cranberry Morning said...

Love that bunny! And yes, I've been stuck inside for over a month and have spent most of it doing PT. lol But also I've replayed several Downton Abbey episodes. Why do I never tire of those??? :-)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your bunny is so adorable, Diane! I love how its ears match its outfit!

Lynnie CottageGalstyle said...

They are such cuties! Love the dolly and the new bunny. Bunnies are always favorites of mine. Nice floral fabric you used.
Hugs, Lynnie

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

What a fun and adorable bunny!! Sweet little dress too!
You're lucky to have the nice weather you have there!! As much as I love the cold - I'm longing for Florida's weather right now!!

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

How sweet! I love the blue fabric too-, makes him all the more adorable.

ImSoVintage Laura Walker said...

That is adorable, and hooray I am able to comment on your blog again. :)

xo Laura

Linda Walker said...

She is adorable! I love her outfit!The little heart button is cute as well as the bow around her neck! She looks sweet posing with Grace! Sure hope you post the second bunny when you are done!
xo
Linda

Rose said...

Gosh, your bunny is delightful! I wouldn't know where to begin to make one. Good work!

camp and cottage living said...

Your bunny is so sweet. I like the floral fabric you chose too!
I'm sure it warm enough for real bunnies to be hippity hoppy there where you live.

Sam I Am...... said...

Isn't she sweet and so is Gracie! You really get things done...I wish I cold start something and not stop until I finish but I have too many interruptions and too many interests and tasks!LOL!
They are both just precious! Good for you!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Diane, that bunny is the sweetest thing ever! I loved her! SO Easter..how talented you are! I used to sew years ago but when my eyesight got bad I gave it up and then never got back to it...and that was so long ago now that I know I never will! You doll is too darned adorable. We do love our dolls don't we. I think we are both little girls at heart..I really do.
Big hugs!
Mona

Lynn@Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your new bunny is cute! I'm also lovin' those bunny slippers:@)

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

Ah this is just adorable! :)

deb @ frugal little bungalow said...

Ah this is just adorable! :)

Red Rose Alley said...

aaahhh, what a sweet bunny. You did a great job sewing it. I love handmade dolls, especially cloth dolls. This will be so nice for Easter.

Have a good week, friend.

Love,
~Sheri

Jeanne said...

What a wonderful bunny! I just love her ears!!!I haven't had my sewing machine out in years. I would love to do this kind of thing if I had the time.

Lesa said...

Miss Bee and Grace, how adorable! My SIL made two bunnies for me years ago and I love them so much they live in the guest room, year round. Yours turned out so beautifully. Have a beautiful, warm weather week! Hugs!

Simply Shelley said...

I did have a chance to get out and about today...it was fun,but cold out just the same :) I love your sweet bunny,and your beautiful Grace, I have a baby Grace....blessings Diane

You have a little something from me in the mail.. on it way

Janet Martin said...

that bunny is adorable! thank-you for dropping by my place so I could find yours!

Nancy's Notes said...

I'm just in love with your little bunny! You are so clever and creative, very impressive! How fun to creat something so adorable, Diane!

NanaDiana said...

You do a beautiful job, Diane. she is very, very cute and so is Miss Bee. I haven't made any bunnies in a long time but years ago I made, literally, hundreds of them for craft sales. LOVE the fabric you used! xo Diana

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Oh how I wish I could sew! The bunny is adorable. But I especially love Grace's bunny slippers! Too cute!
Erica :)

valerietilsten59.blogspot.com said...

Love your miss bunny and miss bee.
what smart shoes she has.
You are really talented Diane.
I dont sew any more. I have made many a rag doll when i was younger.
Here, weather is not allowing us to be outside. its just rain rain rain.

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

I love the rabbit you made and the doll together. Very AIW.

Olive said...

The bunny is adorable Diane.

Helen Philipps said...

Hello Diane you did such a great job making your bunny, she is adorable! I love the fabrics you chose and her sweet expression!
Helen xox