Simple Fox Mask


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Last week I came across these masks and was completely in love! I thought it would be fun to make my own version of a little fox mask with just some basic stuff (no sewing required!) for halloween.

        
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I started by making a 'pattern' out of regular copy paper. Folding it in half, drawing just a half on the fold, and cutting out (that way it's perfectly symmetrical) - you can use a plastic mask from the dollar store as a help if you need to! Cut out eyes carefully using en exacto knife. This is a great way to double check and make sure your eye holes and what-not are in a good place before you cut into fabric.

    
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Using the pattern you made, cut out a piece of felt, and two pieces of fabric. Split the fabric pieces in half. I used the top half from the plaid fabric I chose for the ears, and the plain red for the bottom. Using heat bond, iron fabric pieces to felt following the directions on the package. You can use a few little cut outs for the ears too!

 

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I sewed a piece of fabric on either side to tie it up!

    
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It was pretty simple, and I'm pretty happy with how it came out! Wouldn't these be really cute for little kids costumes too?