Other than our felt dove that we made in December, we have not crafted a felt animal since last summer. Plus a new year calls for a new stuffie! Designed by the Queen of Cute, Krista, this felt skunk stuffie is somewhere between a beginner and an intermediate-level craft project. So if you have made a couple of our stuffies before or have some sewing and stitching knowledge, try it out and let us know what you think.
So Stinking Cute
How cute is this little stinker? During a recent team meeting, we decided that a felt skunk stuffie holding a flower would make a sweet Valentine’s Day gift. Craft this cutie for your favorite little one — or for anyone who finds skunks adorable.
Because skunks tend to live in forest edges and woodlands, we thought our felt skunk stuffie would feel at home with some mini felt trees. If you end up keeping him for yourself, you can also craft him some woodland friends! We have a felt raccoon stuffie as well as a brown bear stuffie that he can hang out with if you want to create a little woodland scene.
When you are ready to craft your felt skunk stuffie, just download our step-by-step photo tutorial below and follow along. The pattern is simple enough to cut by hand or you can use your Cricut Maker to cut your felt pieces.
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- Cricut Maker (optional)
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Craft Scissors
- Detail Scissors (recommended)
- Needle-Nose Pliers/Wire Cutters
- Embroidery Needle
- Straight Pins
- Wooden Skewer or Chopstick
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt – Black, White, Bark Brown, Slate, Moss, Plum, and Sweet Pea
- Embroidery Floss – DMC Black (310), Snow White (B5200), Ultra Dark Coffee Brown (938), Dark Pewter Grey (413), and Dark Hunter Green (3345)
- Craft Eyes – 6mm
- Green Paper-Covered Wire – 18-Gauge
How to Make a Felt Skunk Stuffie
- Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download our skunk pattern below.
- Cut out felt pieces according to the pattern, using either a Cricut Maker or scissors.
- Whipstitch on the felt face details using one strand of matching embroidery floss.
- Backstitch on a mouth with two strands of brown floss, just under the nose.
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Want more ideas like this one? Explore all of our felt and fiber crafts on the site. Or branch out and try something new! We have paper flowers, jewelry, and many more DIY project ideas for you to browse.
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