Little Brown Mouse Overalls »
InstructionsThe main part of the overalls is very easy to sew but you will need to take special care when stitching the bias binding around the face and ears --- if you are a novice just take your time and try a practice run, it's worth the extra time to get a perfect finish.
The sewing tutorial will take you step by step through making the overalls.
Sizes: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 --- to fit babies and ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Whimsical, Cute
Yarn dyed cotton check as main fabric, brown velveteen for mouse face, red and white spotted cotton for ears , red 12mm/1/2" bias binding, 1 pair large goggle eyes, 2 x 15mm/5/8" buttons and a small amount of adhesive applique backing for the ears.
What was your inspiration?
A friend gave me the idea which I styled my own way and created a pattern for it.
I love playing around with fabrics and trims when creating kid's clothing.
What are you most proud of?
I really like the fabric combination --- the finished overalls are just so cute.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
You can combine your own choice of fabrics and colours but make sure they work well for this design, you don't want to loose the impact of the mouse face.
Follow the tutorial it will show you every step in correct sequence.