Saturday 30 March 2024

**BRAND NEW PROJECT** Crafting With Cats Easter Special ~ How We Made The Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers ~ Easy Peasy!

Welcome to

Happy Caturday pawesome pals

Thanks for joining us for the fifth Easter Crafting with Cats segment, and a brand new project. 

We have so much fun making all this stuff, 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.

To see the previous Easter projects click the links below:

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**A quick note before we begin**

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  So purrlease do not copy for commercial/resale purrposes.

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This time we're making 

Easter Special Crafting with Cats at BBHQ ©BionicBasil® Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers

What We Used:

Easter-themed fabric squares


Homegrown catnip

Feather trim

sewing machine ~ scissors ~ thread ~ pins ~ ruler ~ iron


Optional Cat ~ Many apologies that Smooch wasn't in the craft room. The P.A. made these late on Wednesday evening, and Smooch was snoozing on his Shroom! MOL

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Let's get started!

Mew can watch the quick video slide of all the steps by clicking here.

Easter Special Crafting with Cats at BBHQ ©BionicBasil® Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers Steps 1 - 4

1.   Our Easter-themed fabric squares.

2.   We cut three pieces 10" x 4" or 25.4 x 10.16 cm.

3.  Fold in half along the long edge, right sides together.

4.  Start sewing from the fold towards to opposite corner.

Easter Special Crafting with Cats at BBHQ ©BionicBasil® Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers Steps 5 - 8

5. Continue sewing up the straight edge to the top.

6. Here are our three, all sewn together.

7.   Cut the corners off.

8.  Turn right sides out, and press, and they should look like this.

Easter Special Crafting with Cats at BBHQ ©BionicBasil® Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers Steps 9 - 12

9.  Fold the top edge inside and press, as this will make it easier when sewing the seam.

10.  Get your catnip and wadding ready.

11. & 12.  Stuff your kicker alternating with the wadding and catnip.

Easter Special Crafting with Cats at BBHQ ©BionicBasil® Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers Steps 13 - 16

13. We had some feather trim in the craft room, but mew could use other things, like ribbons for this step.

14. & 15. & 16.  Position the trim in the top of the kicker, pin it in place and sew along the seam.

And this is how they should look when finished, aren't they cute?

Easter Special Crafting with Cats at BBHQ ©BionicBasil® Jumbo Feather Catnip Kickers Finishe
They only took about thirty minutes to make all three, so a really quick project.

Let's see what Fudge and Melvyn thought of the kickers ~ scroll to 42 seconds on the video.

or watch on YouTube by clicking here.

Fudge jumped Melvyn, normal, as he claims everything for himself immediately! MOL

Anyhoo, The B Team really liked them, Fudge has taken full ownership, but the P.A. is going to sneak one away for Smooch later! MOL

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That pawesome furiends, furry sadly brings us to the end of our Easter Crafting with Cats Bonanza. We hoped mew liked the latest project as much as we did.

We'll be back tomorrow with our usual Sunday Selfies post, so do join us if mew can as mew know how much we love your company.

Epically crafty purrs

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team

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Graphics created with paid licence 

Music Used under licence from Artist: Famous Cats - Track: Catnip


  1. The kickers look like lots of fun. Fudge was being rather greedy taking possession of all three!

  2. Happy Hoppy Easter Kickers! Fudge had it down pat fur playing.

  3. Purrfect fabric for these holiday cat crafts!
    Too bad the cats themselves cannot make 'em themselves, the wee freeloaders...

  4. Ooh! Those kickers are epic, mew guys!

  5. Really 😎 cool and lots of fun for the kitties! LOL Hopefully Fudge will let you share them with the others!

  6. I love this! And I think I can handle sewing it. XO

  7. Those kickers are so cool and I sure did enjoy your video! Thanks for joining Angel Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  8. It looks like your kitties have a great time with all things catnip, including these. I wish you a blessed and beautiful Happy Easter!


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