I have just finished the Cheswick Company Beatrix Potter ornament series. I love the designs but they had no "Mrs. Tittlemouse", so I designed my own.
Growing up I loved to read these stories and I loved the illustrations in the wee books.
Meet my Mrs. Tittlemouse: (about 5" tall) she carries her basket and a cedar branch and has real brown glass eyes:
Next is Mr. Todd, the plant loving fox:
Let us not forget the wee tailor of Glouchester who sits on a wooden spool:
Here is Tom Kitten (6" tall) with his straw hat and wee flowers:
Of course there is Benjamin Bunny:
Here is the obscure Squirrel Nutkin with his bushy tail and acorn:
Who could forget Jeremy Fisher, so dashing with his top hat:
The last two characters to make an appearance are Jamima Puddleduck and happy, go lucky Pigling Bland (my favourite):
It was great fun seeing these characters come to life. I used wool felt and mohair (Kitten and Duck). Most of the arms and legs were pipe cleaners wrapped with floral tape and painted. I will make a few more for sure!
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