It’s no secret that we all adore creating and making for our friends and family, but what about our four-legged friends? We can spoil them with a little handmade treat now and then too, right?! Our DIY cat toy is as cute as a button and will have your kitty giddy with excitement at their new little handcrafted mouse friend. Filled with cat nip and a little stuffing, your feline friend can throw this little toy around until its heart is content – or exhausted – we’ll take either!
All you will need to make these cute little guys is a good quality wool felt, embroidery thread, cat nip, stuffing, twine for their tail and of course our downloadable pattern! Click on the PDF below to print out the template for this adorable DIY cat toy. Cut out the templates, transfer to your chosen felt using chalk or a fabric crayon and cut out all the pieces. You can then assemble your DIY cat toy by following our step-by-step tutorial below. Simple!
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- Cricut Maker or Silhouette Cameo 4 (optional)
- Detail Scissors
- Embroidery Needles
- Clover Applique Sewing Pins
- Stuffing Tool or Chopstick
- Needle Threader (optional)
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt — White, Marble and Slate
- Embroidery Floss — DMC Snow White (B5200 and 168
- Polyester Fiber Fill — Lia Griffith Stuffie Puff
- Fabric Pen — Dritz Disappearing Ink
Pop a set of these DIY cat toys into your kitty’s stocking along with a bag of his favorite treats and you will win all the “Best Cat Owner” awards! Yay! ~Lia
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