Tuesday, March 2

Seuss Extravaganza: Green Eggs and Ham

I do not like them, Sam-I-am.
I do not like green eggs and ham.
Excerpt from "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr Seuss

I'm actually planning on giving these to my daughter for St. Patrick's Day, but I couldn't let this Seuss celebration pass without posting here.  After all, "Green Eggs and Ham" is a classic.

This is really simple if you want to make your own.  Unfortunately, I forgot to take pictures of the process.  The steps are pretty easy though.  This could be a great gift for a child to accompany a copy of the book.  Hmm... future birthday party gifts.

  • Green Felt
  • White Felt
  • Green Embroidery Floss
  • White Floss
  • Cotton Ball
  • Scissors
  • Needle
Green Egg Directions:
  • Cut two matching irregular egg shapes out of the white felt.  Cut a smaller green circle out for the yolk.
  • Stitch the green circle to one of the white pieces using the green embroidery floss, leaving a small gap.
  • Stuff in a small amount of cotton until the yolk is slightly puffy.  Finish stitching the green circle down.
  • Using the white embroidery floss, stitch the two pieces of white felt together using the blanket stitch.  Knot it off and you are done.  Wasn't that easy.
Green Ham Directions:
  • Cut two matching ham-shaped pieces from the green felt.
  • Cut a small white oval from the white felt.  Fold it in half and cut a smaller oval out so that you just have the white ring remaining.
  • Using the white embroidery floss, stitch the outside of the white oval to the green felt.  Next stitch the inside down so that it is secure.
  • Using the green embroidery floss, stitch the two pieces of green felt together using the blanket stitch. Knot it off and you are done.
Told you it was easy.  I bet you didn't even need pictures, but I'll try to remember to take them next time.

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huntedtreasures said...

CJ- I think you out did yourself, they are soooo cute. Not sure either if I like the color but I am sure your daughter and all kids of all ages including me. Can relate to the story. It would be a wonderful birthday gift. You seem to always surprise us in your creations.


Fawnda@Fireflies and Jellybeans said...

I love your green eggs and Ham... yes I love them Sam I am!

Wonderful job! : )

Angie@treasures for tots said...

Thank you for sharing your awesome project at Thursday’s Treasures last week! Come share your crafty projects in this week’s Thursday’s Treasures too!

Melissa said...

Love your Seuss Extravaganza

Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity said...

Love your Dr Seuss Extravaganza. I think my son would have lots of fun with this & it looks easy to make. I’ve got a MckLinky party called Tot Tuesdays which started on Tuesday. I hope you'll stop by & share:



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