Digital Download - Year of the Rat PDF sewing pattern from Kawaii Ota
Year of the Rat - Nezumi
The Japanese Zodiac Calendar says that those born the year of the Rat (mouse) are honest, charming, generous, and ambitious. While easily angered, they manage to show self control. They complete their tasks, but must avoid appearing aggressive.
Born 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948, 1936, 1924, 1912
This PDF pattern contains the outline for applique. This applique pattern finished is a six inch block.
Applique in the manner you wish.
The Japanese adopted their Zodiac Calender in 604 during the reign of Empress Suiko. Each year is named for one of twelve animals. Chinese legend says that before Buddha departed from earth, only twelve animals came in their devotion to him. Buddha honored them by naming the years after them in the order they arrived; the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and boar..
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