Today, I will show you how to make the snake. I made mine yellow and black, but you can make yours any color that you want.
Yellow Felt (body)
Black Felt (markings)
White Felt (outer eyes)
Black Felt (inner eyes)
Red Felt (tongue)
Small Amount of Polyfill Stuffing
Step 1. Make a template. I just drew up a template on my own for this one. It was just a long body and then the head, so there is not much to it. I am not artsy at all, so you may want to come up with your own ideas. Here is pdf file of the snake template that I used.
Step 3. Staying close to the edges, sew around the entire body. When sewing the head, place the tongue and sew it in place. Be sure to leave an open space to put in the stuffing.
Step 4. Lightly stuff the snake.
Step 5. Once you are happy with the amount of stuffing, sew the hole shut.
Step 6. Glue or sew on the eyes. I did not make a template for the eyes, because they are just ovals. However, you might choose to use safety eyes or googly eyes or whatever you want.
Step 7. Glue or sew on any markings that you choose to give your snake.
Step 8. I just drew on the nostrils with a Sharpie, but you could also embroider it or even make them out of felt.
We now have an elephant, lion, giraffe, monkey, and snake. Tomorrow, I will show you how to make these animals into a mobile.