....and this little lady knows there is still plenty to do! The template for her body is unisex so you can easily decorate with cute and tiny outfits to make your mouse a Mr or Mrs!
Gather your supplies
Cream and red felt; scrap of red print fabric and matching thread; hobby fill; bamboo skewer or knitting needle for stuffing; stiff card; metal curtain weights (optional), black seed beads; black, white and pink embroidery thread
Note If using a sewing machine to stitch spine, leave 10mm around spine seams of traced template line when cutting out. Stitch 3mm in from tracing line then cut away the excess 10mm.
Step 1 Using a photocopier, enlarge Mrs Mouse template. Cut out and use to cut cream felt pieces. Cut a 4cm circle from stiff card.
Step 2 With wrong sides facing, slip stitch each back piece to each side of front panel. Stitch head piece to body around neck. Fold in half and stitch down spine from nose to base of mouse. Fill body with hobby fill. Stitch felt base circle to bottom of body, sliding in metal curtain weights and stiff card circle (on base). Catch tail in place and finish stitching around base.
Step 3 Bring sides of ear together and stitch to create ear shape. Repeat for other ear. Stitch ears to head. Stitch seeds beads in place for eyes with black embroidery thread. Stitch nose with pink embroidery thread and whiskers with white embroidery thread.
Step 4 Using body template as guide, adding seam allowance for side seams, cut print fabric to fit around body. With right sides facing, stitch back and side seams. Finger press a hem and stitch 2mm from edge. Turn through and slide onto mouse. Cut a 12 x 5cm rectangle from red felt to wrap around mouse. Catch in place at front with red thread.