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How to Make a Felt Hedgehog

How to Make a Felt Hedgehog

My latest animal craft for kids is this adorable felt hedgehog plush! Find out how to make this hedgehog felt craft with my easy tutorial below. 

hedgehog felt animal craft

Children love making animals using a variety of materials. Older kids however love my range of felt animal crafts like my chick plush for Springtime! 

Hedgehogs are very popular around Fall, and this would be a good time to do this particular craft, however you can make this anytime you like.

Why not grab my free printable tutorial at the end of the post and have it for safekeeping the next time you feel like making a plush animal!

What you need to make a hedgehog from felt – Hedgehog Sewing Craft Supplies

  • Felt fabrics
  • Matching thread
  • Needle
  • Pencil
  • A pair of scissors

You will also need a Hedgehog felt template to complete this animal sewing project

Hedgehog Template

Step by Step Felt Hedgehog Sewing Process

Once you have gathered all your necessary materials and your hedgehog felt template you are ready to start.

Step 1:

Download and print out the hedgehog template page. Cut out the patterns neatly. Select colored felt fabrics for the hedgehog plush and trace the patterns on the selected felts. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

felt hedgehog craft supplies

Step 2:

Take any one of the base cut-outs. Place the nose in the middle of the head part of the base and place the blush cut-outs on both cheeks.

Step 3:

Use matching threads to stitch the nose and the blush cut-outs with the base. Stitch the mouth and eyes using black thread.

how to make a hedgehog from felt

Step 4:

Place the belly pattern on the bottom part of the base and stitch around the inner sides, leave the open side intact for now.

Take the other base cut-out (bottom base) and place the 2 paw cut-outs near the bottom edge of it.

hedgehog felt animal craft procedure

Step 5:

Place the other base cut-out on the bottom base cut-outs, keeping the paw cut-outs between the 2 base layers.

Step 6:

Stitch along the bottom side to join the bases and the paws.

easy hedgehog sewing activity

Step 7:

Move towards the top and place 3rd paw between the base layers on the right (or left, if you’re moving towards the left side).

diy hedgehog plush

Step 8:

Before stitching the 4th paw, keep the small opening for stuffing the felt hedgehog pattern.

step by step felt hedgehog craft

Step 9:

Close the small opening to secure the stuffing.

Step 10:

Stitch the spike cut-out on the backside of the base pattern to complete the plush.

hedgehog felt animal sewing craft

I have some other cute hedgehog activities and crafts for you to complete. How about my paper plate hedgehog or my cute hedgehog drawing

Please grab my felt hedgehog printable instructions below and remember to print off the template above also. 

hedgehog felt animal craft

How to Make a Felt Hedgehog

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My latest animal craft for kids is this adorable felt hedgehog plush! Find out how to make this hedgehog felt craft with my easy tutorial below. 

Materials

  • • Felt fabrics
  • • Matching thread
  • • Needle
  • • Pencil
  • • A pair of scissors

Instructions

Step 1:

Download and print out the hedgehog template page. Cut out the patterns neatly.

Select colored felt fabrics for the hedgehog plush and trace the patterns on the selected felts. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

Step 2:

Take any one of the base cut-outs. Place the nose in the middle of the head part of the base and place the blush cut-outs on both cheeks.

Step 3:

Use matching threads to stitch the nose and the blush cut-outs with the base. Stitch the mouth and eyes using black thread.

Step 4:

Place the belly pattern on the bottom part of the base and stitch around the inner sides, leave the open side intact for now.

Take the other base cut-out (bottom base) and place the 2 paw cut-outs near the bottom edge of it.

Step 5:

Place the other base cut-out on the bottom base cut-outs, keeping the paw cut-outs between the 2 base layers.

Step 6:

Stitch along the bottom side to join the bases and the paws.

Step 7:

Move towards the top and place 3rd paw between the base layers on the right (or left, if you’re moving towards the left side).

Step 8:

Before stitching the 4th paw, keep the small opening for stuffing the felt hedgehog pattern.

Step 9:

Close the small opening to secure the stuffing.

Step 10:

Stitch the spike cut-out on the backside of the base pattern to complete the plush.



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