My Feltidermy Friend

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Here is the first of my attempts at taxidermy without the actual dermy! Animal heads are great, but personally I think I prefer them made from felt and small enough to be sociable in a 30s terrace. I’ve been working on these little fellas for a while now and I think I’m finally happy with the outcome.

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I was inspired by the many antlers and paper mache animal heads I saw on a trip to New York a couple of years ago.  On my return I made some prototypes but I wasn’t happy with my initial attempts until I eventually settled on working with felt which made me much happier.  It’s lovely to sew with and makes nice defined shapes.

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I think it could be sweet to have on the wall in a child’s bedroom as the face is friendly and could make for a good discussion point as they grow.

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This guy is particularly friendly, look at that little nose!

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He is currently available to buy in my Zoe Did It ETSY shop and will soon be joined by this little guy:

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