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So many of us are dog lovers. Put that together with some wool fiber and you can create your own kennel, without all the maintenance. "Felt Dogs" by Mitsuki Hoshi is a tutorial on the technique of needle felting and creating any of 12 different breeds.

The book begins with the basics about materials, tools and general instructions on making the dogs using step-by-step photographs. Then it is onto specific details and notes to emphasize what each breed is known for. The results are miniatures, no more than 2" in length.

Whether you are new to needle felting or a dog lover, you will quickly catch on. The dogs can also be posed to resemble your Fido. Enjoy some of the breeds included below.

Boston Terrior
Boston Terrior Laurence King

Boston Terrior

A Boston Terrior is all USA. They are friendly with a lot of energy, though easy to train. The dog breed originated around 1870. Thinking about breeding them will result in 4 to 6 puppies per litter.

Pug
Pug Laurence King

Pug

He sounds like a delightful blend of humor and self respect. They are good companions and love to play and show-off. The pug can be willful, but is generally willing to please.

Beagle
Beagle Laurence King

Beagle

This dog is a member of the hound group and in the small to medium size of dog. He is even tempered and intelligent. The lifespan of this breed is 12 - 15 years.

Miniature Schnauzer
Miniature Schnauzer Laurence King

Miniature Schnauzer

The breed originated in Germany in the mid to late 1800s. If you are allergic to animals, this might be the one for you. It is hypoallergenic. The dog is fearless as a guard dog, yet obedient.

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