Our March Easter Sew-a-long has now started and will run for 3 weeks…9 th to 31st March (Australian time)
Our spring or Easter basket could also be made as a tote bag with different strap placement. This basket has 6 different blocks included. There is one for the bottom border and then 5 applique blocks with a cat, a wheelbarrow, a sheep, a watering can, a letter box with a bird and some butterflies . This design is an ITH in the hoop machine embroidery design. The bag requires 12 hoopings altogether. The blocks are joined, and the lining is added with your sewing machine.
The design comes in three sizes – the 4×4, 5×5 and 6×6 hoops. All sizes are included in your purchase. The bag is completely lined and has no raw seams. The lining and borders are added with your sewing machine.
Finished sizes are:
4×4 – 20cm W (excluding the straps) x 30.5cm L x 13cm D (8″W x 12″L x 5″D)
5×5 – 23cm W (excluding the straps) x 37cm L x 13cm D (9”W x 14.5”L x 5”D)
6×6 – 28cm W (excluding the straps) x 46cm L x 13cm D (11″W x 18″L x 5″D)
Full photo instruction and directions are included with your purchase.
It is our intention to offer you the best service always and for our designs to be of the highest quality.
Designs come in all formats except art. For eg pes, hus, sew, xxx, jef, vp3, vip, mit, dat, dst, exp etc
Instructions come in German and English.
If you wish to add a zipper closure to the top of the bag please see our blog article
or if you want to add pockets to the inside see our blog article
Instructions come in English and German
Join our March Easter sew-a-long Facebook group
The design is on our website:
To join this, sew-a-long we ask that you agree to stitch out the design New Life Easter Basket/bag within the 3 week time frame, and post a photo of your Sweet Pea in the Sweet Pea February Sew-a-long group and
NOT share the discount code nor file with ANYONE,
The design is usually $15 AUD and with a $5 AUD discount
This sew-a-long will cost $10 AUD. ( with code)
The sew-a-long discount code is available by joining our March Sew-a-long Facebook group ( the code will be in the ‘pinned post in that group)
Please enter the code at checkout. The file is an instant download from the website.
There is an instructional video on YouTube
We will be judging the best photos
For your photo to be eligible for judging, you must have followed the design.
Your finished project must be a basket/bag .
You can place the blocks anywhere you like, but you must use all the block designs.
You can use your own handles and place them wherever you like on the bag/basket, or you can leave them off completely.
You are allowed to add a verse or someone’s name or initials.
you are welcome to deviate from these rules but your photo will not be eligible for judging.
1st Prize x3 …. 2 FREE Sweet Pea designs of your choice PLUS 50% off your next Sweet Pea order
2nd Prize x3 ….. 1 Free Sweet Pea design of your choice PLUS 30% off your next Sweet Pea Order
3rd Prize x3 ….. 1 Free Sweet Pea design of your choice PLUS 10 % off your next Sweet Pea Order