Love making cute creatures? We’ve got a new one for you! This needle felted fox is the newest member on our shelf of animal friends. If you’re new to needle felting, this needle felting for beginners video might help. We promise it’s easier than you might think. All you need are a few tools and materials (listed below). Then, just follow our instructions to make your own needle felted fox.
Crafty as a Fox
Needle felting is a fun and simple way to create your own stuffed animals. You can use them as home decor, send them as gifts, or create a whole collection for your kids to play with. If you want to add to your own collection, we’ve got other ideas for you! What about these cute panda pals? Or pigs? This raven would also be a perfect addition to your Halloween decor.
We used a foam egg for the body of our needle felted fox to save on materials and make the crafting process easier. This also allows you to felt animals faster. You’ll want to poke at the wool roving repeatedly until it becomes smooth. This part may take a little bit of time (maybe 15–30 minutes), but we actually find this process very relaxing! You can watch this video for more tips on needle felting.
Ready to get started? We’ve included a photo tutorial below so you can see our step-by-step process for this needle felted fox. You can also scroll down for printable instructions if you’d like to have those by your side.
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- Gather tools and materials.
- Cover foam ball with Queenslace wool roving.
- Poke roving wool repeatedly into a slightly curved tail, leaving loose roving at the base of tail.
- Repeatedly poke loose roving into body to create nose.
- Use cinnamon wool roving to cover back of fox and base of tail.
- Add small amount of white roving at tip of tail and on belly.
- Create two ears with equal amounts of roving felt.
- Add black roving for nose.
- Add Queensland roving to middle of ears. Glue eyes into place.
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