Picture of IKEA Hackers: GOSIG RATTA Handbag (pattern included)
For the opera "Hänsel und Gretel" (by Engelbert Humperdinck) the costume designer wanted to have Gretel a handbag in the shape of an IKEA rat, so I made one...

If you like this project, consider voting for me in the contest! ;-)

Step 1: Taking apart and taking notes

Picture of Taking apart and taking notes
As in so many other hacks, taking apart carefully is crucial for this piece of work. As well as taking notes and numbering the parts, so you can assemble them at the end in the reverse order.
momoluv2 years ago
That looks REALLY hard
uersel (author)  momoluv2 years ago
Actually it isn't. It took me about one and a half workday to complete. If you have basic sewing skills you should be able to do it!
So go ahead and give it a try!
Zoo992 years ago
Yes, I would like to commission a rat purse please. :-)
uersel (author)  Zoo992 years ago
I'm very sorry, but I don't sell, but I uploaded the patterns... ;-)
Love it!