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Makin’ it Cute

“Makin’ it Cute” flower templates from Me and My Sister Designs have so many uses! If you love flowers then you’ll love these templates.  You can make fabric flowers, felt flowers and even paper flowers! My granddaughter Alyssa, used a flower as a hair clip. Then she tried it as a necklace. And finally she […]

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July 14, 2014 - 9:14 am

liz - On a completely unrelated note, do you happen to know what polish your daughter is wearing?

July 14, 2014 - 9:58 am

Tanya Quilts in CO - I love the wool felt flowers!

July 14, 2014 - 11:44 am

mimi'sdarlins - Anne, these are so sweet! I love everything Barb and Mary design, but the Chelsea and Milkshake adornments have to be the best :)

July 14, 2014 - 11:45 am

Anita - What a cute granddaughter! Love the matching polish! The dog hats are something my daughter would totally do for her dog too, everything was too cute :)

July 14, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Barb - Oh my your granddaughter, Alyssa, is beautiful!

And, of course, Chelsea and Milkshake are too cute!! Perfect models they are!

Is that a picture of Lily in some kind of hole? Where is she and what is she doing!

July 14, 2014 - 5:19 pm

Lorraine Isaac - Very cute flowers although I’m not sure the dogs thin so, lol

July 14, 2014 - 7:53 pm

DeAnna Dodson - Awww, Chelsea and Milkshake are SO darling.

What kind of dog is Milkshake? She just looks precious.

July 14, 2014 - 7:54 pm

DeAnna Dodson - Awww, Chelsea and Milkshake are SO darling.

What kind of dog is Milkshake? She just looks precious. :)

July 14, 2014 - 8:10 pm

Colleen - While the flowers are lovely it’s the models that are just so darn cute!
How you were able to get such darling photos is amazing too

July 14, 2014 - 8:20 pm

Linda Adam - Well, your post has given me a good laugh! My oldest granddaughter, Drew & I would probably use those adorable flowers in much the same way as you & your lovely Alyssa. Right down to flower hats for our little dogs. We would be holding our tummy’s laughing so hard. Happy Summer!

Linda A, Ontario, Canada

July 15, 2014 - 6:55 pm

Elizabeth Johnson - You win most original ! I love them as puppy hats! Your flowers are great, your granddaughter beautiful and your dogs are so cute in there hats!

July 16, 2014 - 7:31 pm

Lorraine Isaac - My grand daughter would love those flowers, may have to be a project with Grandma, lol

July 23, 2014 - 5:24 am

donna - You are granddaughter is just precious. Love the flowers on your fur babies as well. Hope you have a great day.

Punchneedle, Bunny Hill Style

It’s a little bit country and a little bit sweet.  I’m talking about Punchneedle embroidery, Bunny Hill style!   Introducing 4 punchneedle patterns that I hope you’ll love.   Pockets, pillows and pictures, designed with a touch of softness.  I hope these little punchneedle petite rugs will become treasured heirlooms.  The looks are sweet and the […]

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June 2, 2014 - 12:28 pm

DeAnna Dodson - Awww, these are SO cute. Love the sheep especially.

Oh, how exciting!! FABRIC!!!!!!

You are so sweet and generous. Sending you an e-mail.

BTW, you should be getting a new book in about three weeks or so. I hope you like it. :D

June 2, 2014 - 12:35 pm

Aniva - I love your sweet and simple designs, they are so crisp and childlike.

June 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

mimi'sdarlins - These are so, SO cute, this really takes me back. My sister and I used to love to do punch needle. I love the pink lamb and reindeer…only you would think of that :) I’m looking fwd to your new website, too!
And thank you so much in advance for the nice surprise, how thoughtful of you to reward us just for leaving a comment on your last post. I’m sending you an email right away!

June 2, 2014 - 1:19 pm

PAtricia G Hayes - Thanks for the generous thoughts, Anne. You are one heck of a talented lady. I imagine you do not sleep much and your little ole brain is just a planning along. haha


June 2, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Lee - How fun! I love Sweet Pea!

June 2, 2014 - 4:11 pm

Barb - Congratulations to the lucky winners – any fabric from your stash will be such a treat!

I’ve never tried punch needle, but your designs are so sweet, I think I’m going to have to give it a try. Once again, thank you so much for your wonderful, imaginative creativity!

June 2, 2014 - 4:25 pm

Terri M - I am so excited for your punch needle patterns. When you sent out the teaser I could hardly wait until they were available before commenting I raced over to get one on order. They are soooooo adorable.

June 2, 2014 - 7:19 pm

Joan - Those are adorable! I started doing needle punch years ago and that cute little rabbit on the scooter is all I need to get me going again.;)

I also just finished your christmas wheels pattern – what fun!

June 2, 2014 - 9:34 pm

Peggy - I love these adorable little needle punch patterns. I bought the tools from you to try this technique quite awhile ago and still haven’t done it. Maybe I’ll try the pink reindeer. She’s awesome.
I do read your blog just rarely comment. Sorry. I like your idea for your current giveaway. We need to let you know we are out here following you. Always inspired by your wonderful projects. I have four ready and waiting for me to dig in!

June 3, 2014 - 4:37 am

Donna Campbell - Recently started punch needle & glad to see a new source! Great designs!

June 3, 2014 - 6:19 am

Dottie Oestreich - These are really beautiful, Anne! You are inspiring me to try Punchneedle!

June 3, 2014 - 6:43 am

Lisa C. - I would love to do that little sheep for my soon-to–be born granddaughter!

June 3, 2014 - 6:58 am

Mary S - What delightfully cute gifts to make. Thank you for sharing. God certainly gave you a tremendous talent.

June 3, 2014 - 7:28 am

Dawn - These are all adorable….

June 3, 2014 - 10:02 am

Pauline - WOW…Anne, you always have a whole lot of cuteness at Bunny Hill…luv the sheep!! Years ago…I bought 2 different size needles and a snowman kit but haven’t tried it. I really should give it a try. Congratulations to your winners…lucky ladies!! Have a wonderful week…hugs and happy stitching, Pauline

June 3, 2014 - 4:29 pm

Louise - Love the punchneedle. I took a class a few years ago and haven’t made any thing since. I need to start again and I think your patterns are the inspiration

June 3, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Marcia - Awww, your punch needle patterns are adorable. And I like the way you are doing a give away to the people that posted on your last blog post. I didn’t but I’m sure there is someone there that never wins and will really appreciate this.

June 3, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Pat Godkin - These patterns are just so sweet! Love the displays & thrilled to have a video on how punch needle.

June 3, 2014 - 5:38 pm

Elizabeth Quigley - Hi Anne ,
I just love all you patterns and pretties. Is there a place I can see how to do the punch needle pretties? They look like so much fun.
Elizabeth Q

June 3, 2014 - 5:39 pm

Karen Martin - Adorable! I love doing punch needle!

June 4, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Colleen - Great idea for sharing your extra fabrics! And getting those comments posted

June 5, 2014 - 9:18 am

ina - oh man! i love the Wild Hare punch needle pattern! ;p

June 5, 2014 - 3:53 pm

Mary Ann - Oh I love this pink reindeer. i keep telling myself, “No,new projects” and then something comes along that just shouts to me!!!

June 5, 2014 - 3:56 pm

Mary Ann - Oh!! And most important, thank you for the fun surprise for commenting. I so appreciate all the work it takes to blog and take cute photos and share with us so I always try and comment. xoxo

June 6, 2014 - 11:06 am

Cheryl - So cute. I have all the tools for this but haven’t learned it yet. I’m inspired to get busy on it now.

June 6, 2014 - 7:18 pm

Mary T Salmon - Anne:
I have never tried this but does not look difficult.
Since my nickname is Wamb (supposed to be lamb but I could not pronounce the “L.”), I will have to try the lamb…but the bunny is so cute!

Clowning around

Had to share this with you!  It’s my grand-daughter Alyssa in her clown costume that I made right after market, in one day, under pressure, with dottie fabric.  She surprised me by getting that great tie all on her own.  Then she found a hat and added the flower trim.  We had one happy grandma […]

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November 5, 2013 - 3:24 am

Karen Miller - Perfect match! She looks awesome Anne – what a fun costume! Thanks for the newsletter too!

November 5, 2013 - 4:18 am

Linda - Great costume! Great photo! I’m off to check out these patterns. Thank you. :-)

November 5, 2013 - 5:57 am

Audrey - The link for the snowmen ornaments didn’t work! I think these would be great do do with my 10 year old granddaughter.

November 5, 2013 - 6:08 am

Judy Davis - Very thankful for your free patterns for the Snow pockets, Stocking treats, and Snowman Smiles. Love your patterns and website.

November 5, 2013 - 9:38 am

Pauline - OMG Anne, the clown costume and your grand-daughter are adorable. What a fun time making memories with your DGD. You sure do know how to make us smile…as always I love reading your newsletter. I’m in love with ‘Winter Wonderland’, all your new patterns are the cutest…they are sEw me. Thanks for sharing your talent…it keeps us quilting and creating! Enjoy your day Anne, hugs Pauline

November 5, 2013 - 12:55 pm

DeAnna Dodson - Oh, such a cute costume!

Love your Christmas treats and your new fabric line. So cute!

And I had to order Rudy. Couldn’t resist! :D

November 5, 2013 - 5:18 pm

Sue Chapman - Great job on the costume, and the tie absolutely puts it over the top! Your grandgirl is as clever as her grandma! (SO MUCH FUN being a grandma!)

November 5, 2013 - 5:36 pm

Karen Shackleford - Your granddaughter is adorable. Great job on her dottie costume! And thank you for the Christmas patterns and fun incentives. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

November 5, 2013 - 7:18 pm

Sara - what a wonderful costume! So cute!
And thanks for the stocking pattern and snowmen idea, I’ve already printed them off!

November 6, 2013 - 6:21 am

Kristy - Your granddaughter looks fabulous! Well worth your efforts. She will always remember you for coming through for her. The stockings are darling…hmmm one more thing to go make. I can do this!

November 8, 2013 - 6:02 am

mimi'sdarlins - Your granddaughter is so darling, even with a giant red nose :)
She has obviously inherited some of her grandma’s artistic qualities!

November 8, 2013 - 11:32 am

ina - that is adorable!! she looks so cute! ;p

November 18, 2013 - 8:03 pm

dispack - Wow, cute costume – good job to you and the girl! Fun.

November 24, 2013 - 11:16 am

Sew Thankful Sunday, 11.24.2013 - The Crafty Quilter - […] You might know that I’m a huge fan of Anne Sutton, aka Bunny Hill Designs.  Her blog, Bunny Tales is always fun to read and if you get her newsletter, you’ll find some treasures such as how […]

Transfer Paper

If you read my newsletter you might have noticed the little pillows I made using my grand-daughter’s drawings.  Fortunately she doesn’t follow this blog because these are a Christmas surprise. I used this Transfer Artist Paper to transfer her artwork to fabric. She’s done so many cute drawings it was hard to choose… You can […]

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September 18, 2013 - 5:25 am

mimi'sdarlins - Thanks for the reminder, Anne, I missed that newsletter. Your granddaughter has inherited her grandma’s sense of whimsy in her darling designs. I love this idea!

September 18, 2013 - 6:06 am

Linda - This is adorable! Your granddaughter is quite the budding artist!

September 18, 2013 - 8:32 am

Louise - What sweet drawings. Love her style. A very neat way for you to preserve them for her into gift form.

September 18, 2013 - 12:02 pm

Paula - Adorable and what a wonderful idea.

September 20, 2013 - 2:38 am

Kity - That must be a wonderful Christmas surprise! I’m sure it will make your granddaughter very happy!!

September 20, 2013 - 2:41 am

kitty - Sorry, Kity=Kitty. I don’t know why the system keeps repeating “kity”

September 20, 2013 - 11:32 am

Teresa - How cute. I have some drawings of my daughters. Need to do this for her.