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.
If you are a beginner looking for a first-time project, you may want to check out our felt owl or penguin stuffie. Otherwise, you can scroll down for the skunk pattern and tutorial.
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.
Crafting Tip: New to crafting felt animal stuffies and want to learn more? Take our mini course, 8 Easy Steps to Create Any Felt Stuffie.
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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
- Stuffing Tool
- 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
- Stuffie Puff
- Chenille Stems
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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Might this be available in a kit?
Would love to try out a kit to see how well I will do.
The skunk and little trees speak straight to my heart!
This is such a cute one! Most of the materials and tools are now in our shop and I have updated all of the links. We are also launching a mini course in January where Krista teaches all of her tips on making stuffies. I think you will enjoy it!
I am a new member and I’m getting ready to make a felt stuffie. Is there somewhere in the information that states how large the finished product is? I printed the pattern for the skunk and the pieces seem so small, I am wondering if I need to enlarge them?
The size of the patter provided is the size of the stuffie, be sure you are selecting “actual size” when printing so that it does not scale down.