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Armature Guides for Needle Felted Animals

If you are needle felting animals of the canine kind🐕🐶🐕🦊🐺 or felines 🦁🐈🐱🐆🐅🐯, I’m sure you’ll love these PDF armature guides just released by a good friend of mine from KawaiiYokaii Studios.

They are beautifully illustrated, easy to follow diagrams and instructions. You can not only use them as a reference for measuring your wires to make the armature but also as a size guide for when building up the wool to get the body shape of your animal just right and to proportion too!

They are a very useful aid when following my free armature tutorial here.

Don’t see a dog breed or type of cat you are planning to needle felt? – she gladly takes requests and offers these updates for free so once you’ve purchased the pack you can come back and download the most up to date version!

They are in my opinion a great bargain at the price she offers them at and very handy to have in your needle felting tool kit!

Guides in the canine pack:

*Pug *Fox/Coyote *Large Breed Dog/Wolf
*Dachshund *French Bulldog *Fennec Fox *Terrier *Shiba *African Wild Dog *Racoon Dog

(She added these 3 based on requests after the launch)
*Greyhound *Springer Spaniel *Border Collie

Plus more to come…!

Guides in the feline pack:

*Domestic Cat *Tiger *Lion *Panther *Iberian Lynx *Caracal *Cheetah *Clouded Leopard *Puma *Serval

Plus more to come….!

She’ll be adding more animal groups soon too. 😊


Complete Beginner’s Guide to WIRE ARMATURE for Realistic Needle Felted Animals

Have you ever wondered when to use a wire armature? or been confused as to what size wire to use? Maybe you are wanting to know what wool and needles are best for armature making?

In this video, the Complete Beginner’s Guide to using Wire Armature for Realistic Needle Felted Animals, I show you the tools and materials I use when making a wire armature and answer these common questions and more.

This tutorial is packed full of useful tips and includes 5 demos – Bunny & Fox armatures plus tiny rodent feet (guinea pig, rat and mouse)!

Heidifeathers have kindly sponsored the video. Get a 10% discount at their International online shop at using code Felting10 (first 50 customers only – so be sure to go there as soon as you can and don’t miss out!)

They have a wonderful range of wool, wire and tools, pretty much everything you’ll need for needle felting realistic animals. I use their wire, pipe cleaners, needles, wool, pliers, felting mat and horse hair in my video and I thoroughly recommend them if you’d like to get started!

Complete Beginner’s Guide to WIRE ARMATURE for Realistic Needle Felted Animals

I hope you enjoy the video! Let me know in the comments what animal you might like to make first with a wire armature 🙂

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