An Easter Bunny Tote Bag

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A friend sent my daughter and me really cute wall hangings made from a towel and washcloth.

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We wanted to make something for her and collaborated on a large tote bag.  My daughter did her great embroidery on an 8 inch center panel …

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…and I used my favorite quilt block to frame a picture – 4-½ inch log cabin blocks (1-½ inch center and 1 inch strips).
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I used the same pretty pink calico in the blocks and for the backing and lining.
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Pale green check seems to go with pink so well and serves as an accent on the bag.

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This is a roomy 16 x 20 inch tote and I hope will be used to transport a lot of good stuff.

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Easter Rabbit Wall Hanging

About 15 years ago, my oldest daughter and I had a booth at a large craft mall.  My contributions were all decorative painting and I did a lot of design sketches inspired by  photos, greeting cards, calendars, etc.  I used my sketch of an Amish girl feeding rabbits to make a 6×6 inch redwork panel.

The log cabin blocks surrounding the redwork are 3×3 inches.  The finished piece, made to fit my mini quilt rack, is 12×15 inches.

It’s not the typical Easter bunny quilt, but I like it.

My daughter made the beautiful crocheted doily.