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DIY Travel Toys

Wee Mouse Tin House is Cute and Compact

— June 3, 2012 — Art & Design
With the help of Etsy Shop owner Larissa Holland, anyone can create the Wee Mouse Tin House Toy. This DIY craft is an easy-to-make travel companion that you can create for your tot using scrap materials. The Wee Mouse is designed to fit inside an empty Altoids tin, making it compact and a breeze to pack when traveling.

Holland sells this cutesy $8 pattern on Etsy that instructs you on how to make the flannel mouse, pillow, mattress and blanket. It is also filled with tips and tricks to ease you into constructing this toy. The eight pattern book includes step-by-step instructions complete with clear diagrams and color photographs.

This design project and the instructions are aimed towards individuals with a basic knowledge of sewing and embroidery. The Wee Mouse is created with a combination of machine and hand-sewing.

Next time you're on the road with the little ones, amaze them with your creative skills and create these adorable travel buddies.
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