How to needle felt the cutest animal friend

Artist Lesley-Anne Green shows us how to turn a ball of wool into an adorable little fox in a few easy steps.

Turn a ball of wool into an adorable little fox in a few easy steps

Artist Lesley-Anne Green shows us how she creates her adorable felt fox 2:09

Artist Lesley-Anne Green started out as a ceramist and then transitioned into doll making. But when she came across the art of needle felting, she never looked back. In a matter of hours, Green can poke and stab a ball of wool roving into the cutest bunny, pig, hedgehog or fox.

Green came by our CBC Arts studio and showed us how she creates her colourful little animals. In this video, we see one of Green's foxes come to life before our eyes.

Try it! What other craft lets you release all of your emotions by stabbing a ball of wool with a needle thousands of times  and end up with a cute furry animal friend?

Watch Exhibitionists Sunday at 4:30pm (5pm NT) on CBC TV.

About the Author

Mercedes Grundy has been producing videos for CBC Arts and Exhibitionists since 2015. She is a unabashed Leonardo DiCaprio enthusiast with an educational background in photography, and produces film and theatre when not busy here at the CBC. And while her love for the arts does not discriminate, she openly acknowledges she is a horrible dancer.


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