It is always a treat to bring back one of our original projects that have been a member favorite. This set of felt fairy tale finger puppets is such a great craft for a beginner and even a child who is learning to sew. You can easily change the skin tones and princess hair color to match the lucky child who will find hours of creative playtime with our magical medieval crew.

Just check out our tools and materials list below. Then download our pattern and tutorial to start crafting!

handmade felt fairy tale finger puppets

Fairy Tale Fun!

Our felt fairy tale finger puppets include the patterns to make a princess, unicorn, knight, wizard, and dragon. You can make one of each character or make multiples in different colors for some variation. Another fun ideas is to match up these characters with our new papercut castle luminaries!

Skill level: Beginner

Embroidery stitches used: Blanket stitch, whip stitch, and running stitch. If you need more guidance on these stitches, check out our free embroidery guide for step-by-step tutorials.

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How to Make Felt Fairy Tale Finger Puppets

  1. Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the template below.
  2. Cut your felt pieces according to the template, using either your scissors or a cutting machine.
  3. Beginning with the princess, split the Very Light Plum embroidery floss in half and whip stitch the dress onto the body piece.
  4. Split the Ultra Very Light Mahogany in half and whip stitch the face onto the body piece.

Full tutorial available for members to download below.


handmade fairy tale finger puppets

felt fairy tale finger puppets

felt princess, unicorn, wizard, knight, and dragon finger puppets

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Head back to our May Craft Collection for more fairy tale fun! Or explore all of the felt toys and felt crafts you can make.