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How to Decorate Easter Eggs


Easter Egg Sweatshirt
The Easter Egg Sweatshirt is a perfect complement to holiday festivities.
The Easter Egg Sweatshirt is a perfect complement to holiday festivities.

Show off your Easter spirit with an Easter egg sweatshirt you make yourself.

What You'll Need:

Fabric: 8×10 inches multicolored print; 4×10 inches coordinating purple small print; 4×5 inches coordinating pink small print; 4×5 inches coordinating green small print

10×16-inch piece of fusible webbing

Turquoise sweatshirt

2-yard length of jumbo multicolored rickrack

Pink dimensional squeeze paint

Using the pattern you can download here, trace and cut four eggs from the multicolored fabric, two eggs from the purple fabric, one egg from the pink fabric, and one egg from the green fabric. Using the same pattern, trace and cut eight eggs from the fusible webbing.

Cut eight eggs from the webbing.
Cut eight eggs from the webbing.

Lay the fabric eggs on the front of the sweatshirt in different patterns until you find an arrangement you like. Use the fusible webbing to adhere the fabric eggs to the front of the shirt according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Adhere the fabric eggs to the sweatshirt.
Adhere the fabric eggs to the sweatshirt.

Cut seven three-inch lengths of rickrack. Arrange two lengths of rickrack on each of the pink and green eggs, and three lengths of rickrack on one of the purple eggs. Trim the rickrack ends even with the edges of the eggs, and then glue the rickrack on the eggs with washable fabric glue.

Measure the neckline and cuffs of the shirt, and then measure and cut corresponding lengths of rickrack. Glue the rickrack to the neckline and cuffs of the shirt with fabric glue so that the ends meet at the seams of the shirt.

Measure the neckline and cuffs.
Measure the neckline and cuffs.

Paint around each egg with the dimensional squeeze paint to cover the edges of the fabric; let dry.

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