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Miss Phyllis Mouse Softie Kit

$34.00

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Meet Miss Phyllis Mouse! This little mousie is entirely stitched by hand and made of wool-blend felt. She wears a (machine-stitched) mini dress made of the finest Liberty Tana Lawn cotton all the way from London, removable moccasins, and has hand-knit wool leg warmers to keep her cozy. With this kit, you can make a dressed-up Juniper of your very own!

Please note: All of the clothes designed for other animals in the Little Animal Family are interchangeable and will fit the rabbit, kitty, deer, mouse, and fox softie dolls.

Finished Size: About 14" (35.5cm) tall (not including her ears)

To make Miss Phyllis Mouse, this kit includes:

For Phyllis:

  • One 12" x 18" (30cm x 46cm) piece of National Nonwovens wool-blend felt in color  #TOY002-1020 Silver Gray
  • One 2" x 4" (5cm x 10cm) piece of Liberty Tana Lawn cotton in Poppy & Daisy H (for ear)

For her dress:

  • One 18" x 18" (46cm x 46cm) piece of Liberty Tana Lawn cotton in Betsy D or Elysian W
  • One 3/16" (1.5mm) (size 4/0) snap

For her boots:

  • One 5" x 8" (13cm x 20cm) piece of National Nonwovens wool-blend felt in color #TOY002-0664 Oakwood (reddish-brown)

For her leg warmers:

  • 440 yards (about 10g) of Brown Sheep Lanaloft sport-weight wool yarn in Lullaby 307 (yellow) or Lavender Cloud LL59
  • Six colors of 6-ply DMC cotton embroidery floss: #168 (gray), #939 (blue), #224 (pink), #642 (tan), #801 (reddish-brown), and #3371 (dark brown)

 As well as:

  • Stitching instructions with photos
  • Embroidery tutorial
  • Knitting pattern
  • Pattern templates

You will need:

  • Size US5 (3.75mm) knitting needles
  • Size #5 embroidery needle for stitching mousie
  • Water-erase fabric marker and chalk fabric pencil
  • Paper scissors, sharp fabric scissors, and sharp-tipped embroidery scissors
  • Sewing machine and thread to match dress fabric
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Wool quilt batting and hemostats for stuffing Phyllis
  • Pink stamp pad and small, short-bristled paintbrush
  • Spray starch, and spray bottle with water
  • Marker matching color of dress fabric (to dye elastic)
  • Yarn needle

Please note: The animals in the Little Animal Family are special and are not meant to be played with by unsupervised babies or small children who might swallow the small pieces of their wardrobes, or chew off an ear or a leg. Please use your judgement and watch your baby or child carefully when they are playing with handmade softies, or any toys with smaller parts. Thank you!