How to Make a Tail

Materials

[one_half]

  • Scissors
  • polyfill
  • faux fur
  • box cutter [/one_half]

[one_half last=last]

  • Needle and thread or sewing machine
  • sharpie
  • nylon strapping [/one_half]

Step 1. Trace your desired Pattern on the fur.

Step 2. Cut the pattern out with a box cutter

Step 3. Carefully pin the pattern together and machine or hand sew the pattern together, then turn right-side out.

Step 4: Pin two pieces of nylon strapping to form loops at the top of the tail and sew a straight line to create your belt loops and seal up the tail.

Step 6. Brush out any caught seams.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to tails. The majority of tail making is understanding pattern making. Below are a few examples of common tail patterns. Download How To Make a Tail Guide here

 

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