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English Paper Pieced Bunny Rabbit Pattern

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Free pattern for an EPP bunny with hexies!

You might be surprised to see an EPP geometric bunny rabbit applique pattern from me, since I already told you I just tried it for the first time recently, but this was so easy and fun! I completed the entire thing during a nap-time, which is so satisfying. Download the free pattern, grab a few scraps, and stitch up some Spring bunny rabbits!

EPP Bunny Applique Free Pattern

I appliqued the bunny on to a handmade cloth napkin I already had – I think it would be cute on a tea towel, a pillow, or even the bottom of a skirt.

The pattern also includes a triangular carrot, I opted to leave it off since the napkin was pretty narrow but feel free to play around with it!

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EPP Summary


I’m not about to present myself as an expert on English Paper Piecing – there are lots of different ways to do the templates, to baste, etc. I rounded up a few good starter ideas in this inspiration post.

I used plain computer paper, cut 1/4″ seam allowance roughly around the edges (step 1), and then used long basting stitches along the back (step 2). I left them in when I appliqued the bunny to the cloth napkin, because I’m lazy. You could use fusible tape or a glue stick to hold the shapes in place while you applique; I just used short pins.

Are you in a Spring mood yet? Make some geometric bunnies to use up your scraps!

EPP Bunny Rabbit Pattern



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Thursday 5th of March 2015

I love that you're hopping right in! (See what I did there?)

Stephanie - Swoodson Says

Friday 6th of March 2015

You & Rebecca are forever inspiring me to do more EPP :) And I love a good pun ;) Thanks Mollie!

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