So the last thing you saw was this
I think by now it’s safe to say that this will be a wreath with two trees, some sky and grass.
I then made a hammock, that I attached to the tree trunks. And went on to making the mouse and the accessories. I had to wait for the feedback from my kiddo on the teachers eyes. I like making my mice personal.
The hammock looked pretty comfy to me. I am one to spend a lot of time in my own hammock, enjoying the sounds of nature, soaking up the sun or reading a good book. Or sometimes just taking a nap.
What I didn’t take in account that the mouse would not have the same weight distribution as I did.
After I had finished up the mouse I sewed it to the hammock and picked the wreath up on it’s hanger.
Yes, the mouse did a flip and was hanging belly down!!! Sorry, I have no picture of that. I was just too frustrated with myself. Why didn’t it dawn on me, that the lightweight hammock would not hold the “heavy” mouse.
I had to ponder on that for a little and tried a few options.
I finally managed to find one that wouldn’t look too funny and awkward.
This morning I printed out some book covers and cut out little book pages and sewed the books together. I then glued them to the wreath.
Attached my little tag and wrapped it up. Sat the kiddo down to write a little note for the teacher as soon we got back from School.
I hope the teacher gets to enjoy her Summer Break with some good books in a hammock.