Reindeer Felting Eweniversity
Reindeer are an advanced project for those with experience making armatures, wrapping wool, and creating basic shapes. You will learn how to make cloven hooves and antlers in addition to practicing working on color changes and blending.
Purchase On Demand access to the Reindeer Felting Eweniversity on Sarafina Annex
Reindeer Felting Eweniversity Digital Access
Click here to see the video introduction to the Reindeer Series
Click here to purchase the Reindeer Series on SD Card
Reindeer Supply List
A reindeer of this size weighs about 3.75 ounces – to give you an idea of the amount of wool you need.
Wire: 1 22 gauge wire for antlers
8 or more pipe cleaners for armature and antlers
head and front legs – 28”
back and hind legs – 31”
front and hind leg 2nd wire – 2 x 18”
Body – Sarafina Brown, Off White Chunky Core, Oats, Carob, JenGen Tan or Wheat
Face shapes and legs – any core brown
Top Coats:Legs – Walnut, Browns, or Grays
Antlers – Sandstone
Pelt – either Buck, Woodland, Chestnut, Dun Horse Coat, or similar colors
White Curls or locks for neck
Black and White for feet, eyes, and accents
**If creating a white reindeer, you will want off white core and white top, the snow hare pelt, and white locks for the neck. Oats core will be a good color for blending, along with sandstone which you will still need for the antlers, and probably the legs. We suggest that you google some images of reindeer and find an inspiration then choose from the colors on this supply list.