The Hoppity PDF Pattern will help you make a cute Easter bunny outfit for 18 inch dolls and 15 inch baby dolls (e.g. the Bitty Baby and Bitty Twins). Of course, Hoppity is not just for Easter - this pattern would make an ideal Halloween costume too!
The bunny suit has a choice of a hook and loop tape or zipper front closure and features raglan sleeves with paws, feet, a lined hood with floppy bunny ears, and a fluffy tail.
Recommended Fabrics: Stretch fabrics only e.g. fleece, stretch velvet, fur fabric, Minky.
-Half a yard (0.5 meters) of fleece, stretch velvet or fur fabric (main fabric)
-One third of a yard (0.3 meters) of fleece, stretch velvet or fur fabric (contrast fabric)
OR: 16” x 11” (40 cm x 28 cm) contrast fabric for the fleece/fur fabric version only
WITH 24” x 11” (61 cm x 28 cm) teeshirt jersey for hood and ears linings for the fleece/fur fabric option only.
-9” (23 cm) nylon or polyester zipper (do not use a zipper with metal teeth);
OR approximately 7” (18 cm) Anti Snag hook and loop tape for closure (or you could use snaps if preferred)
-Optional: A small amount of fiber fill (polyester toy filling) for the tail.
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 48 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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OK - my previous review is off! I reprinted the patterns to make a new outfit and discovered they printed full size this time and should sew up beautifully. My guess is I did not print to ACTUAL SIZE when printing out my first set. Thought we measured the size block but may have overlooked in my excitement to make the outfit picked out by my granddaughter! Expecting better results this time. Really cute outfit when finished.
Very easy to follow instructions. I took the advice of the pattern maker and basted many areas before machine sewing as I was using fleece which tends to slip around anyway. I also basted using a different colored thread which made it easier to spot the stitches when removing them. The finished outfit was just darling!
You have the cutest patterns for everything I am looking for. Thank you for providing such good pictures and instructions. I have not had the opportunity to try this particular pattern for my granddaughter, but look forward to making it soon. I have not had a bad pattern/instructions, thanks again for your good work.