Tuesday 7 February 2023

**CRAFTING RERUN** Valentine's Special Crafting With Cats #27 ~ How We Made Catnip Heart Cookies

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Supurr Greetings Pawesome Pals

Thanks for joining us for a rerun of our 27th Crafting with Cats segment. Mew know we have so much fun making all this stuff for feline enrichment, and we hope mew enjoy seeing it and/or making it too! 

If mew missed any of our previous CWC posts, stop by the Crafting with Cats Page and see all our previous projects, and mew don't have to be an expert in anything to make any of them. Plus we offer workarounds and no-sew projects for those who don't like to sew.

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This time we're making these pawesome

Crafting with Cats Valentine's Special ©BionicBasil® Valentines Catnip Cookies

What We Used:

A selection of scrap pieces of felt in pale pink, hot pink, tan, white & red


Cotton thread in brown


pinking shears

BBHQ organic homegrown catnip

Let's get Started

Crafting with Cats Valentine's Special ©BionicBasil® How to Make Valentine's Catnip Cookies 1
 Our selection of leftover felt from other projects

2. We just cut the largest size hearts we could from the fabric available.

3. & 4. Then we got our pinking shears ready and cut around the edges of all the hearts to give them a fun zig-zag edge. 

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We are ready to start sewing.

6. First topstitch the smaller heart onto the larger heart.

7. & 8.  It should look something like this. Repeat for how many cookies mew are making, we made six.

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9. & 10. 
Next topstitch the two larger hearts around the edge, leaving a small 2.5 cm or 1" gap for stuffing and catnip. Repeat for extra cookies.

11. & 12.  Get your stuffing and catnip ready, then fill the heart cookies.

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14.  We always add the catnip first, then the wadding after. And mew should now have catnip heart cookies that look like this.

15.  Stitch the gap closed.

16. And mew should now have a selection of uber epic Valentine's catnip heart cookies for your kitty!

The Finished Gift

The P.A. found a small box which she decorated with ribbon and some small wooden hearts that were leftover from our Valentine's Cottage project, and then she added some shredded paper and a small jar of our homegrown catnip with a fluffy pom pom stuck on the lid, and this is our finished gift, isn't it epically epic?

Crafting with Cats Valentine's Special ©BionicBasil® I Love The B Team Valentines Catnip Cookies

Watch the video:

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As mew can see, once the cookies were ready, they did cause a mini-riot, Smooch wanted them all, Melvyn tried to grab one, Fudge came along and ruined that! MOL

Yesterday Fudge literally sat/lay over the box to stop anypawdy else getting any, and this morning the P.A. found catnip cookies everywhere, so there'd been a bit of a pawty during the night.

The B Team want to know, which colour catnip cooking is your favourite?

And that furiends sadly brings us to the end of our 27th Crafting with Cats post, and we do hope mew liked it.

Here are the links so far to our Valentine's Crafting with Cats:
We'll be back tomorrow with the BBHQ Midweek News, so drop by to see what we've been up to this week, and find out which Valentine's bandada Melvyn is kicking off the lurve season with! 

Epically crafty purrs

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team

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  1. That's a truly EPIC Valentine's gift for any girl cat or boy cat. I bet homegrown catnip smells gooder than the nasty store stuff my momma buys. Love, Dori

  2. This IS truly awesome. My mom doesn't have a sewing machine-- and she has two more feet at the end of her arms, not hands! Her is useless with sewing.

  3. So pretty and you're so talented.

    Have a fabulous day. Scritches to the kitties and a hug to mom. ♥

  4. Fantastic, those are so cool and it looks like the kitties really enjoy them!

  5. Definitely another great idea to make.x😻♥️🐾

  6. Those are epically epic, mew guys! We LOVE them!


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