needle felting

 

The very beginnings of a Zebra! Keep reading to see my step-by-step guide on how to needle felt a zebra!

needle felting a zebra

The zebra has 2 1/2 legs.  Many hours have gone into the process this far.  I put wires in the legs to give them stability.

needle felting a zebra

Here I have worked on the legs and added some wool here and there sculpting my way out.

needle felting a zebra

My favorite and hardest part: the head.  I also added more definition and hooves.

needle felting a zebra

I completed the body, legs and made sure he is very firmly felted before I start adding the stripes.

needle felted zebra

Finished!  My very first Zebra!

needle felted zebra

Needle felted Zebra #1 by Teresa Perleberg September 2012