Pink Princess Bunny Plush and Pattern!

This past week, I sewed a pretty pink princess bunny plush for myself!  I really haven’t made a plush for myself in ages~
She is covered in glittery fabric (the pink inside her ears & the cupcake print for her dress are coated with glitter) and lots of lace, pretty trailing ribbons and pink flowers!

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Here is the pattern I followed to make this, a reprint of a vintage sewing pattern!:

simplicity 2595 vintage bunny angel

Simplicity 2595 Vintage Angel Bunny Plush Sewing Pattern

However, I did not follow the last steps of the pattern 100%…
I did my own thing for the bunny’s pinafore rather than using eyelet lace,
and I did not give her angel wings…

Now I shall share some process pics!

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Laying out the pieces and just getting started~
These are all on white fabric, but you can see the pink ear piece
I already cut out on the left

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Getting ready to start sewing is always so exciting!

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Here is the bunny body mostly sewn up, but not stuffed yet!
LOOK AT THIS DUMB DEFLATED BUNNY I LOVE IT SO MUCH.

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The bunny is looking slightly less dumb but its arms are still unstuffed
and it looks SO DOOFY.  I put extra weight into its butt and feet
with weighted stuffing pellets~
A plush Harvest Moon chick is helping to support it to sit up.

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Here is the face embroidered with sweet pink eyes and ribbons and flowers
over her ears!  I think this is the first pic where you can actually tell
that the pink fabric is sparkly.

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With the bunny’s body done, it’s time to make a cupcake dress!

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There are soooo many small, meticulous stitches required to make clothes for plushes…
making those sleeves was super hard. ; ^;

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The main dress is finished!  This bunny is a good model.
I also skipped several steps involving making a slip and petticoat netting
for under the dress.  That skirt is sooooo ruffly (it’s only slightly under
the amount of fabric I would use to make a skirt for myself!)
so I did not think the extra volume was needed.

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More small, tedious sewing for the bodice of the pinafore.

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At this point, I started straying from the pattern’s instructions and
started doing my own thing, adding lace and decorations where I liked~

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And she is done!  Manymany hours went into this project,
but I’m so happy to have such a pretty, sparkly bunny princess
who is covered in cupcakes and ribbons and flowers.

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I’m really happy with her!
If I wanted to, I could even make new dresses for her~
But, I think I will take a break from making tiny sleeve stitches for a while!

Friday, August 21st, 2015   6:27 pm
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