We love to feature fabric artists that we respect and admire. This piece "Virgin" was created by Alla Sviridenko of Belarus.Learn more about this artist.
WHISKERS--Take a special kitty home. Whiskers is our frisky cat who thinks he's a great mouser. Make him in colors of a siamese with plush felt as in the photo or sytle him after a favorite pet. Either way your'll love him. The small mouse can be used for a pin cushion or a small childs toy when WHISKERS is not playing with it.
The pattern includes the mouse in the foreground of the photo. The mouse make a really cut pin cushion or small stuffed toy. The
fabrics used for Whiskers are plush felts. He is quick and easy to put together. Be sure to check out the fabric kit and the sticks so you
will be set to sew or use your own fabrics.
With only four strings, he is easy to walk, The pattern is full size and includes a supply list for fabrics as well as eye size, line, dowel lengths and fiberfill.
The fabric kit includes body, neck, feet, head and leg fabric, eyes and line. You will still need some fiberfill, dowels and weights for the feet (suggestions are in the pattern), glue for the eyes and of course, general sewing items (scissors, needle, threads, sewing machine, tape measure).
Look for MOUSE in the Small Fry Friends pattern elsewhere in this category.
Whiskers is 15 inches tall.
FABRIC REQUIREMENTS AND SUPPLIES
Head, Body and Feet....1/3 yard
Legs, Neck, Tail. Ears, Nose and Paw Pads.....1/3 yard
Fishing line....5 yards
Carpet thread for whiskers.....3 yards
Dowel...3/8" x 26" long - for cross bar
Feet Weights...washers, kitty litter, gravel, plastic pellets or fish gravel
Glue...glue gun or tacky glue
Eyes...2 moveable eyes, 20mm
Fabric kit/pattern combo, $14.50.
Fabric kit only, $11.50.
2 dowels, pre-drilled and notched, $1.95.
Pellets to add weight to the feet 8 oz, $1.75
Look for animal skin alternatives in the Animal Prints category