Fabric Covered Easter Eggs

Fabric covered Easter eggs are so easy to make that even the kids will enjoy making this fun Easter craft. All you need is fabric scraps, hot glue, and some Dollar Tree plastic eggs.

Fabric Covered Easter Eggs

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I cannot believe it’s already March! With March comes Spring and that makes me happy.

Spring seems like a breath of fresh air after the long cold winter days. New colors are springing to life and brightening up our days and the temperatures finally start going up making it easier to get outside and enjoy the day.

There is just so much to love about Spring!

Including all the fun of changing up your home decor and putting away the winter stuff. And if you know me at all, you know that almost all of my home decor is handmade and mostly Dollar Tree DIYs. Including these cute little fabric-covered Easter eggs that I’m showing you how to make today.

Since it is the first Wednesday of a new month, it’s time to team up with my friends for a new challenge, which is hosted by Terrie from Decorate and More with Tip!

Easter Egg Challenge

This month’s DIY challenge uses plastic eggs. These eggs are fairly cheap and you can find them at Dollar Tree and Walmart or just about anywhere. For this challenge, I chose to make fabric covered Easter eggs. Let me show you how I did this fun and easy project.

Be sure to check out the other Easter egg inspirations at the bottom of this post.

For more Spring DIYs, click here.

Fabric Covered Easter Eggs

Fabric covered Easter eggs are very easy to make. It’s a quick project, too, depending on how many you decide to make. I have to warn you – these do become quite addicting!

What you need:

Plastic Easter Eggs
  • Plastic eggs
  • Fabric scraps
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun

What you do:

Step 1 – Cut the fabric

The first thing you’ll do is cut your fabric scraps into smaller pieces. For some of my fabric covered Easter eggs, I chose to rip the fabric to get those ragged edges.

To measure the length of the fabric, I laid the plastic egg on it and just measured from the top of the egg to the bottom. I didn’t really measure the width, I just cut some thin and some a little wider.

Fabric scraps

Step 2 – Glue the fabric

The next thing you’re going to do is glue the fabric scraps to the plastic eggs. Just place a little glue dot at the top of the egg and on the bottom, then place your fabric piece on it to glue it down.

glue the fabric scraps to the plastic egg

You can alternate your colors as I did, or use all the same color. Or mix it up and use a bunch of different colors!

I think I’ll try that next.

fabric covered Easter eggs

Step 3 – Decorate

After the fabric covered Easter eggs are all put together, you get to think about where you’re going to put them.

To decorate with my eggs, I started with a tobacco basket I got from A.C. Moore a while back. Also, I had some Easter basket wrap from years ago that I cut so it would fit inside the bottom of the tobacco basket.

Tobacco basket liner

After the liner was all straight, I added some shredded paper and laid it over the liner. The purpose of the liner is to hold the shredded paper in so it doesn’t make a mess every time I move the basket.

Easter basket grass - shredded paper

Next, I started adding my decorations.

First I used the hurricane candle holder I made and filled it with jelly beans. (See how I made the hurricane candle holder here.)

Jelly beans center piece

On the sides, I added 2 adorable rabbits that were my moms. She was getting rid of them and I thought they were too cute to toss.

Bunny rabbit #1
Rabbit #2

I placed my fabric covered Easter eggs around the basket at random places.

Fabric Covered Easter Eggs

Stay tuned next week and I’ll show you how I made the cute little wood blocks that I added to my basket.

Fabric Covered Easter Eggs

Do you enjoy decorating for Easter?

pin it for later
Fabric Covered Easter Eggs Pin

Now let’s see the other amazing DIYs that were created for this month’s DIY challenge.

Plastic Egg Challenge

Jessica B. Simmons | Just Another Farmhouse | DIY Vibes| Sew Sassy by Paula

Easter Egg Challenge bloggers

Decorate & More with Tip | Southern Grace Blog | Patina & Paint |

Thank you for sharing!

84 thoughts on “Fabric Covered Easter Eggs”

  1. Really beautiful Michelle. You make everything seem so easy to make, I always feel inspired to create. I’m going to show it to my granddaughter and ask if she wants to make this with me. Thank you for the inspiration. <3

    1. Thank you so much! I hope you get to make these with your granddaughter. It’s really fun and the memories that will be made are priceless! πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much! These are a great way to use up those fabric scraps. I have tons of scraps and have no idea why I keep adding more to the pile! πŸ˜€

  2. I love that you switched it up and used fabric instead of paint to decorate your eggs, Michelle! You did an awesome job and I love your sweet little basket of goodies! Those bunnies are adorable!!!

  3. I love this idea. I am not great about decorating for Easter. I only have one sign I hang on the wall. So I appreciate the ideas. I really like the eggs and they can be used again year after year!

  4. These are so cute, Michelle! I’ve used tissue paper to make decorative eggs but not fabric so I can’t wait to try this technique. Thanks for the easy step by step. Hope you’re having a great week, CoCo

    1. Thank you so much! I thought about making some with pretty napkins, too, but didn’t think of tissue paper. How creative! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  5. Michelle I love how you styled the center of your table. The fabric covered eggs looks so cute and we all can style them in fabric that suits our styles. How fun. Thanks for sharing. Love working with you on this challenge.

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    Visiting again to say thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 10, open March 1 to 26. All entries shared on social media if share buttons installed. I invite you to my Themed Linkup 12 for Crock Pot and Instant Pot Recipes, open February 28 to March 10 if you have any appropriate posts. Won’t you join me at my Short Story Prompt Party for fun and creativity? Open March 2 to 9. Just start typing, see what you come up with! Remember, no story is too short! The prompt is: I woke from a long nap to see…

    1. Thank you so much! I loved that, too! I loved the Easter egg hunts we had in elementary school, too because they were always full of the best treats.

  7. If this is not the cutest little Easter decoration, I don’t know what would be. What I love most is how you reuse your decorations through every season and yet somehow manage to make them look completely new!

    I’m glad you saved the two rabbits from your mom because they are perfect for this! The tobacco basket adds such character and uniqueness too. I love everything about this DIY, Michelle! As always, I’m sharing on Twitter and pinning your creations!

    I’m with you on the joys of Spring my friend! It’s a welcome change, both spiritually and naturally. I’m hoping the days ahead will be bright, cheery and full of hope for us all! πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much! I try to save money in every way possible, plus save space so I just keep reusing. πŸ˜€

      Thank you for sharing and pinning! I really appreciate your support so very, very much!

  8. Love the fabric covered eggs! I like decoupaged eggs, but using fabric is even better, it makes them so soft looking! Your vignette in the tobacco basket is so adorable, love the jelly beans and the pieces with words~

    1. Thank you so much! I thought about making some decoupaged eggs with pretty napkins, too. I love how they look. Thank you for visiting! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  9. So very cool! I may try to get some Pittsburch Penguins fabric and make some of these. Maybe for Easter. Or maybe for all year round. Haha. Thanks for sharing, Michelle!

  10. This is such a lovely idea – we never really bother with Easter decorations but this is a great way to keep the kids amused for a few hours as well as decorate the house – win, win, thank you for sharing πŸ™‚ Lisa

  11. I’ve always wanted to do this – you make it looks so easy. i have a little material left from making my rag wreath, I’m going to try covering an egg. Thanks for sharing!

  12. Those are very pretty. What I’ve been looking for, in an ongoing quest to stop using plastic, is a cardboard refillable egg. I saw some online that one could decorate, but that company had bad reviews.

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