It’s time for another felt stuffie! Our designer Krista is an expert in crafting the cutest felt animals for you to recreate at home. And this felt zebra stuffie is no exception.
You can find all of the tools and materials listed below as well as the pattern and tutorial. This felt zebra stuffie is an advanced DIY project and is perfect for those of you who have made our stuffies before or who have experience with different hand-stitching techniques. So if you’re new to hand-sewing our little stuffies, this felt fox is a great one to start out with instead.
Earn Your Stripes with this DIY Idea
We got a request to make a felt zebra stuffie back in September after we shared our felt elephants. (Karen, if you’re still following—we finally made them!) We love when our members ask us to make something. So if you have any requests, let us know! We will add them to our ongoing list of DIY craft ideas.
These felt zebra stuffies also go along with our felt giraffes. If you’ve crafted any of these South African animals, let us know how it went! Or you can also share them with our crafting community by posting pictures on Instagram with the hashtag #MadeWithLia or on our Facebook page for members.
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- Cricut Maker (optional)
- Low-Temp Hot Glue Gun
- Craft Scissors
- Detail Scissors (recommended)
- Wooden Skewer or Chopstick
- Embroidery Needle
- Straight Pins
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt – White and Black
- Art Markers — Blick Studio Brush Markers in Black (020)
- Black Safety Eyes X2 — 8mm
- Embroidery Floss — DMC White (B5200) and Black (310)
How to Make a Felt Zebra Stuffie
- Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download our pattern below.
- Cut out your felt pieces according to the pattern, using scissors or a Cricut Maker. Note: Color of felt is designated by either a “W” for white or “B” for black.
- Sew the felt stripes to both sides of the body using three strands of black embroidery floss and a backstitch down the middle of each stripe. Trim offany excess felt that extends over the edge of the body pieces.
- Whip stitch the black muzzle to the head with three strands of black floss. Cut offthe excess white felt underneath to reduce bulk.
Full tutorial available for members. Join here!
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