Needle Felted Animals

I thought needle felting looked like fun, so I tried it. It is a natural way for me to meld two worlds – my past on the farm and my delight in this medium. 

 

So far most of my animals are based in scale on the first lamb I created from the mangled wool left by our cat after he got a hold of a Christmas ornament given to me by my deceased sister, Janis. I thought it a good place to start. I like the scale and have made numerous leaping lambs over the years based on that scale.

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The first lamb 

Bunnies
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White bunny
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White Bunny
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Gray Bunny
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Bunnies

Lorenzo
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Lorenzo
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Lorenzo
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Lorenzo
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Cattle

Hortense on Maiden Rock
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Hortense  Priscilla above Lake Pepin.
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Priscilla
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Goats

Libby's Flock
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Dorset on a cliff
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Suffolk on a cliff
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Suffolk on a cliff
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Sheep

Joe Camel
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Joe Camel
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Eulalia, Lucius and Leopold
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Lucius with mug
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Camels

Timothy
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Siri
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Timothy, Gregor and Cyril
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Timothy with mug
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Donkeys

Solvig and Petra
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Solvig, Fjord Horse & Daisy, Jersey
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Solvig, Fjord Horse
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Solvig, Fjord Horse
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Horses

Raber and Bonnie
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Raber and Bonnie
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Westy
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Cats
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Miscellaneous

How I start all of my animals
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Clydesdale Armature with feet
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Clydesdale
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Clydesdale
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How I make them