Creative articles about embroidery

Embroider a rabbit on a cushion – free file in EXP and PES

You can easily machine embroider a cushion with a rabbit as a spring decoration, with this free file in EXP en PES. There’s also a cute cat in this style. Find it in the link. Both cushions match well together.

The first sunny days give me a spring feeling.


What do you need to machine embroider a rabbit on a cushion size 39 x 39 cm?

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The B 700 convinces with many new, innovative functions such as the pinpoint placement. Moreover, this embroidery machine comes with many embroidery patterns.

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The supplies to embroider a rabbit on a cushion.


Embroider a rabbit on a cushion:

Download the free embroidery files in EXP or PES Konijn Rabbit Maxi hoop

Overlock the fabric.
Hoop the fabric with the stabilizer in the Maxi Hoop.

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Maxi Hoop

The Maxi embroidery hoop (40 x 21 cm) is suitable for large embroidery designs and borders.

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Embroider the first color. Look at all the curly curvy lines:

The second color is for the eye.

The rabbit is ready:

Take the project out of the hoop.


Sew the cushion:

Find the middle of the embroidered rabbit, and measure 38 cm wide. Iron both sides.

Iron the seams at 3,25 cm.

Fold the seams back and pin only the back of the cushion.

Turn the cushion inside out, so you have right sides facing one anohter, and pin:

Sew both side seams and turn the cushion. Pull out the corners.

Divide the opening in 3 and mark with an erasable marker.

Select a buttonhole in the machine.

A wider opening makes it easier to open and close.

I set width tot 5,5:

Depending on your fabric, you might need to iron stabilizer before sewing the buttonholes.

Use the buttonhole cutter instead of cutting, sew the buttons.

The buttonhole cutter is safer.

It was easy to embroider a rabbit on a cushion, don’t you think so?

To embroider a rabbit on a cushion.

Isn’t it a nice spring decoration? An eyecatcher in your livingroom.

Free embroidery pattern: Rabbit

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