Monday, April 30, 2012

These Little Piggies Are Going to England!

There were lots of scraps of fabric leftover from clothes I had sewed for Evie and Canaan (my grandchildren who live in England).  So I decided to cut 3-1/2" squares from the fabric, sew them together to make two pieces large enough to cut out the pattern for the two Pigs! 

The pattern for the pigs was a 1967 Simplicity.  Of course, the instructions were missing but it wasn't too hard until I lost the pig's ear pattern and had to improvise.

I found a pattern for making the curly tails and made a red one for Canaan's pig and a pink one for Evie's pig.

So....these lucky little Piggies are going to England to play with Canaan and Evie!
 Pink Pig for Evie
 Blue Pig for Canaan
Cute Little Piggies!

It's off to England they go!


  1. These are just so adorable! Found you on An Original Belle - would love to have you over for a visit!

  2. OMG - These are SO cute! The kids are going to love them!! I'm not going to show them the pictures so they'll be totally surprised when they get them in the mail. Thanks, Mom!

  3. Those are so cool. Thanks for the idea!!! ;)

  4. Those are so cute. I have seen quilt blocks made into bears, but never pigs. They are so much more fun!

  5. What adorable little piggies! I love the curly tails. I made a patchwork pig which is quite similar from a sewing book, wonder if it's the same pattern.

  6. Love them!


  7. How ADORABLE are they?!? Love them!!!

    Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!!

  8. What adorable piggies!!! Great idea to use up those scraps! I'm sure they'll be well loved!

    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  9. That sock is sooo coool!!! Also the piggies and hat!!!!!!!!!!

  10. How cute are these?!?! Love the patchwork look. Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  11. They are so gorgeous!!!! LOVE the little tails :-)

  12. ADORABLE! love the tails :)


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