Joyous Christmas from our family to
Kimara and Michelle
It is that time of year when Michelle and I tuck away Wee Folk Art for a few weeks to spend time with the family and enjoy a little rest and relaxation. Before "heading out" (actually, we are staying put and everyone else is coming to us :), we wanted to share a little Christmas Mouse with you. Thank you, Fairy, for providing the inspiration. Although I'll still be kicking around Facebook, we will see everyone back here in 2013 :)
This year, Fairy tried out for and won a roll in a local production of the Nutcracker. We were all so proud of her, and not just for landing a roll, but for being brave enough to enter a totally unknown situation and giving it her all!
Fairy was a gray mouse. Perhaps I'm biased, but I thought she was the most talented and adorable little mousey out there :) She scurried across the stage with all the grace and agility of a real mouse! She oozed talent :)
Michelle asked if I'd make a Little Gray Mouse Applique Block to commemorate her accomplishment. Of course, I did... including the little pink ears and belly. As always, I made the mouse to fit on a 6" x 6" block, but it can be enlarged or reduced to meet your needs. And although I "Christmased" it up for the holidays, this is a mouse for all seasons!
The pattern for the Little Mouse Applique Block can be found HERE.
The tutorial on How to Enlarge and Reduce can be found HERE.
The tutorial on How to Cut Out Felt can be found HERE.
The Stitching Glossary can be found HERE.
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