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Beagle (Charlie): Felted Alpaca Sculpture

Beagle (Charlie): Felted Alpaca Sculpture

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Beagle (Charlie): Felted Alpaca Dog Sculpture

Beagle (Charlie): Felted Alpaca Dog Sculpture is part of our collection of pets. This collection includes our beloved four legged family members. The sweetness of each pet is captured in each breed of dog or cat. We make these pups entirely by hand with special attention to shapes and markings for a realistic depiction. Each one proudly stands a few inches tall. She comes in rich natural color that. Just like the live animals, these little ones do well in packs. We finish this figurine with a loop for hanging or she may sit and play. Due to the hand crafting process, each piece is original with slight variations. Faces are sewn and created with love.

What Is Alpaca Fiber?

Alpaca was once considered a gift from the gods and the most important relic of Incan history. Alpacas are in the camelid family, sharing the most genetic material with the vicuña. They are one of the four South American camelids.

The two breeds of alpacas are: the Huacaya and the Suri. The types of fiber harvested from each of these breeds are equally prized for different reasons. Fiber derived from alpacas varies in weight depending on how it is spun, making it ideal for a number of different kinds of products. Compared to sheep’s wool, alpaca fiber is considerably softer, and more durable.

About Needle Felting?

Needle felting is a dry felting method typically using wool with its barbs that felt quickly and easily. However, we use alpaca for a softer and more artistic effect. Our crafters have mastered this art form and now use this media for sculptures, flat art, and clothing embellishments.

Fiber artists can needle felt for a few moments or for days at a time. This relaxing craft is now available to everyone. We offer both finished sculptures and needle felting kits. Please call us at 877-Alpacas (877-257-2228) or click here for more info on DIY projects.

  • Made using certified alpaca fiber
  • Natural colors and marking are emulated
  • Artistically handcrafted in-house by our experts
  • Kits include detailed steps and pictures for projects
  • Finished products are always Fair Trade from Peru
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