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Felt Fox Pattern – Freddy

Felt Fox Pattern – Freddy

December 4, 2016 /
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Who’s up for another sewing project on Craft Passion?! This cuteness overloaded Fox Pattern is ready to make its way quietly into your home. Before that, take a little time to read up this little playful introduction it has requested me to provide to you.

So here goes:

“I have triangular ears, a pointy snout, and a long bushy tail. I can be mistaken as a dog from a distance, but I have far more beautiful furs, eyes, nose, tail, and snout, as compared to dogs. Okay, not too much right? I am basically perfect.”

“Some may describe me as a sly, cheeky, annoying animal, but I am also extremely cute, charming, and clever. I absolutely looove to socialize! You have no idea how much I enjoy being with friends, and especially my family. We usually move around in a ‘pack’ too as we do not enjoy being alone. Aren’t I a little bit of everything? I am sure you will learn to love me too!”

Phew, what a narcissistic self-introduction, don’t you think?

Hi, I Am Freddy Fox, Nice To Meet You.

orange fox pattern

I am pleased to introduce to you, Freddy, the orange felt fox! He traveled all the way from the woods and is so thrilled to meet all of you!

Freddy fox pattern is not only meant to be a felt pattern project, but it can also be sewn into a leather fox charm, stitched as a fabric fox appliqué patchwork, or made for fox scrapbooking. Since it is a simple fox sewing pattern, it is perfect to get your children started on kid’s craft as well.

Grown children, or adults, can also enjoy this fox craft by adding on a bit of a difficulty. Simply use the template and enlarge the fox pattern to make a fox pillow or a fox soft toy.

felt fox

Freddy Fox – Free Sewing Pattern

scroll ⬇️ to get the free pattern & tutorial

The Freddy felt fox pattern comes in 2 sizes; a small size of 2.25″ x 2.25″, and a large size of 3.5″ x 3.5″ (please feel free to enlarge it to meet your requirement). These two sizes are convenient for you to decide what you want to do with them, and where you would like to hang them. For example, you may hang them on a nursery mobile, a pram, a stroller, or you can treat it as a keychain for your bag, car keys, house keys, etc.

fox rotatable tail

Posh It With Genuine Leather

Remember how I said it could be sewn with different materials? If you use felt material, you can hang it on cloth bags or canvas bags for a more casual outlook. On the other hand, if you want to bring life to your posh leather bag, you may use leather material to create the fox pattern as well.

There are 2 sizes of Freddy fox I sewed in leather (the key charm above and the bag charm below). I have made a small limited quantity of them available in Craft Passion Shop. Grab them before they are gone.

Freddy Fox Leather Charm with Keyring and Hook, Large & Small.

Freddy leather bag charm

Have Fun With The Fox Pattern!

Another little detail I added to the Freddy felt fox tutorial is that I have made the tail rotatable by using brad pin fastening, which makes the fox a lot cuter than it already is! Do proceed to download the fox template for free at the instruction section below. Just click on the link next to the words, “download template” down below.

Foxes are always in a pack and they love to socialize. So, make as many as you wish for yourself, your family and friends so they are not alone! It will be a great handmade gift for your loved ones.

Freddy Fox Sewing Pattern

Freddy Fox Sewing Pattern

Yield: 3.5" or 2.25" Stuffed Fox
Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $1 - $5

The pattern of the Freddy felt fox comes in 2 sizes, small 2.25″ x 2.25″, large 3.5″ x 3.5″. It has a rotatable tail. Just an idea of what to do with the felt fox after sewing them, you can hang them on nursery mobile, pram, and stroller, keychain, bag, etc. It will be a great handmade gift for your friend and family.

Enjoy sewing them!

Download and print separately SEWING PATTERN for the eyes, ears, and pattern for drawing the felt.

Materials

  • Felt: Orange, White, Black
  • Brad pins, 2 pcs. Black: 5mm (for large fox), 3mm (for small fox) – as eyes of the fox
  • Brad pin, 1 pc. Bronze: 5mm – as a fastener for the rotatable tail
  • Cord – as ornament hanging loop
  • Polyfill stuffing
  • Matching color sewing threads

Tools

Instructions

MORE DETAILS ON HOW TO SEW
FREDDY FELT FOX

  1. Gather all the materials and tools as listed above. Download and print out the pdf template of Freddy Fox. Cut the individual templates out from card stock.fox pattern 1
  2. Trace Freddy Fox templates according to the color of the felt. Flip the template to trace the mirror side for the 2nd pieces whenever you see a “2” on the template.
    Place the pieces together as shown. fox pattern 2
  3. Sew the small pieces with matching color sewing thread and sew with a blanket stitch. Don’t sew the outer border yet at this point as you will sew them when attaching the back piece.fox pattern 3
  4. Insert and install the black brad pins to the eye markings. You may pierce the marking with an awl to make a hole for the legs of the bard pin.fox pattern 4
  5. Place the tail parts with the wrong side facing each other and sew around with a blanket stitch.
    Stuff the tail with polyfill stuffing just before you complete sewing the tail.fox pattern 5
  6. Pierce a hole on the tail and the back piece of the fox body where the markings are.
    Place the tail to the body and align the hole, insert and install the legs of the bronze brad pin to fasten them together.fox pattern 6
  7. Place the front piece on the back piece with the wrong side facing each other, sew around with a blanket stitch. Leave a 1″ opening to the head of the fox.
    Stuff the fox with polyfill stuffing.
    Knot the ends of the cord together.
    Continue to sew to close up the opening while placing the cord loop at the center.
    Knot your thread upon finishing, hide your thread by inserting the needle back into the fox, pull to draw the knot into the stitch line.
    Rotate the foxtail to other positions as you like.fox pattern 7

orange fox pattern

Here is Freddy the Felt Fox saying “Hello” to all Craft Passion visitors and readers.

A big “THANK YOU” to those who have tried out this free Felt Fox pattern and tutorial.

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