Hi there! I am new to making bears and am still in the planning process. I raise rabbits, rex, champagne d'argent and red/broken red NZ for meat, and want to put their fur to good use after harvesting them. I am going to tan them myself then make blankets, hats and BEARS!!
I love the look of needle felted, and would love to play with making a muzzle for a bear using this method and am wondering if this is possible, and if anyone has any tips to where to begin to have needle felted face on a real fur head. How would one go about attaching/making this? Do I just felt onto the hide? Leave an open spot, stuff with wool and build up? Or will it be trial and error...?
Hi from the glorious, snowy Kootenay Mountains of BC, Canada! I raise Rex, Champagne d'Argent and New Zealand red and broken red rabbits for meat, and would love to make use of their pelts after harvest so dream of teddies (blankets, hats, etc... ), thus, here I am, to learn and be inspired by your beautiful bears!