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« on: August 08, 2010 09:12:03 PM »

This is a bunch of tutorials to help you throw a piggy party for the pig lover in your life!


Included:
piggy snacks
piggy ice cream
piggy pinata
piggy dress
link to a stuffed pig pattern company

Piggy snacks
what you'll need : small pink jelly rolls, marshmallow strawberries, sweet hearts or mini pink marshmallows, pull and peel licorices, icing, chocolate pudding, round biscuits, plate

1)Cut each jelly roll in half
2)Cut top off each marshmallow strawberry
3)Cut licorice in half, pull into individual pieces
4)Glue 4 marshmallow strawberry bottoms onto the bottom of the jelly rolls as piggy feet
5)On one end of the jelly roll, use icing to glue on a sweet heart or mini marshmallow as the snout.  
6)Use icing to give the pig eyes just above the snout
7)Pinch the top of the marshmallow strawberries into the shape of a pigs ear, using icing to attach the ears to the pigs head

8)Tie one strand of licorice into a loose knot, insert this into the centre of the bum end of the jelly roll

9)Put icing on the biscuit and stick the pig on top
10)Paint the plate with a very thin layer of chocolate pudding, place all the piggys in a circle
11)Sprinkle crushed cereal in the middle.


Piggy Ice cream cake
What you'll need: 4 flavours of ice cream (about 1.5 litres of each), peanut butter, chocolate chips, condensed milk, wafer cookies, 2.75" deep 10.75" springform pan

1)put wax paper in the bottom of the pan
2)soften the first flavour of ice cream - do not melt, allow to sit onb  counter for 15-20 minutes, then stir until it is soft.  spread it evenly on the bottom of the pan.  Put this into the freezer for 2 hours.  don't start next step until the first layer of ice cream has hardened again
3)Prepare the first layer of fudge; in a medium saucepan melt 100 gram chocolate chips, 100 grams peanut butter, 3/4 cup condensed milk - once this is melted stir in 1.5 cups crushed wafer cookies.  Quickly spread this on top of the ice cream and return it to the freezer.  wait until this is hard and then move on to step 4.
4)soften the 2nd flavour of ice cream and spread it out using the same method as above.
5)prepare the 2nd layer of fudge and spread it out using the same method as above.
6)soften the 3rd flavour of ice cream and spread it out using the same method as above.
7)preaper the 3rd layer of fudge and spread it out using the same method as above.
8)soften the 4th flavour of ice cream and spread it out using the same method as above.
9)Ice the cake with a thin layer of icing (too much will make for a very sweet cake)
10)Find a pig picture and cut the pig out, lay this on top of the cake and draw around it with a knife
11)Colour in the picture using icing pens
12)Add the words and return to the freezer until about 15 minutes before you want to serve it.


Chair Deocation:
what you need: xballoon software, printer, paper, ribbon, tape

1)Download xballoon software at www.xballoon.com
2)Create the 'ballow'
3)print on regular paper
4)cut out the image
5)tape curled ribbon to the bottom
6)add ribbon to the top and tie onto a chair


Piggy dress - more pics to come - I was in a time crunch and didn't take any of the process
what you need: button down blouse that fits your daughter, pink felt, 1 meter fabric - your choice, binding to match fabric.

1)Cut circle skirt : fold fabri in half one way, and in half the opposite way so you get one point of only folds.  fold shirt along the buttons, use this to mark the fabric on both ways out from the folded point,  draw a 1/4 circle from one point to the other.  measure out the length you want the skirt all around and draw another 1/4 circle, cut along both lines.
2)Sew circle skirt onto blouse, pin carefully so skirt does not stretch
3)remove collar from blouse and replace with the fabric of your choosing
4)trim sleeves with fabric of your choosing
5)pin binding aound skirt and stitch on.
6)cut image of pig and applique to skirt
- you should be able to save the image I have and use it as your applique pattern

7)draw details on pig with fabric marker and hand stitch the "leash" on
8)iron the dress and hang it up until needed


Piggy Pinata
what you need: 1/3 meter fun fur, 30mm safety eyes, 1/3 meter cotton fabric, thread, stuffing, pinata fillers, 7" zipper

1)cut out fabric - hopefully you can create a pattern based on my pic, if not pm me and I will create a pattern for you
- also cut a slit into the belly about 7" long
2)sew outside of pig and insert safety eyes

3)stuff head and legs and hand sew stuffing stoppers in place


3)sew lining of pig

4)put lining into the pig outer shell
5)cover the edges of the tummy opening with the binding and pin zipper into place, stitch into place
6)fill pinata and zip closed, when ready to play, hang and unzip


And her present was the homestead greeter pig with jammies and dress to match her own



pattern www.homesteadgreete rs.com

questions and comments welcome, if you need clarification on anything, don't hesitate to ask:)
« Last Edit: August 09, 2010 08:14:53 AM by J_Kieviet - Reason: had to add 3 pictures at a time. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2010 10:21:21 PM »

Cute idea I used to have a friend who loved pigs and she would have eaten this up. Thank you for sharing.
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2010 02:45:48 PM »

Oh goodness! Those piggy snacks are soooo cute. I'm sure kids of all ages (including "grown-ups") would have fun at this party Smiley.
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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2010 02:19:06 PM »

My ten-year-old granddaughter raises and shows pigs at livestock shows. She will love these ideas!
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2010 09:18:37 AM »

so cute, but I'm biased, I got to attend the party!
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