Faux Wolf Fur Rug DIY | DanDIY

4 Materials
$30
3 Hours
Easy

Hello everybody.
In today's video I will show you how to create a faux wolf fur (cruelty free) to add some coziness to your inner space/room
The materials you will need:
faux white fur fabric
dark grey fabric paint
brushes
scissors
fabric/all purpose glue
non slip mat
Spread the fabric up side down, and with a sharpie start drawing template of wolf rug. remember, its not have to be exactly like rug you saw after all it has biomorphic shape.
cut that out
When its still up side down add the non-slip mat underneath and copy your template so you will end up with 2 similar shapes (the faux fur & the non slip mat)
Now start paint the fabric with the dark grey paint ( the best way to explain how to paint for getting the wolf fur effect is to watch the video! ) and used hard brush stroke from the spine out
After painting the fabric let it dry for a bit and when its dry turn it up side down again and glue the non slip mat underneat and let it set for an hour.
Enjoy
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3 questions
  • Lad348384
    on Aug 5, 2017

    I have some beautiful long Faux Fur. I have made beautiful coats. The problem I had was the shedding of the cut edges. Any suggestions as to how I can stop this from happening?
    • Kcama
      on Aug 10, 2017

      First, when you're cutting, make sure you only cut the backing fabric and not the "fur." You can even use a comb to part it.
      Then any good glue on the back along the edge should hold it. Once it's dried, take outside and give a good shaking to lose any stray strands.
  • Andrea Packo
    on Aug 5, 2017

    Since it's used on the floor, and it's white, is it washable?
    • Danielle Whatsittoyou
      on Aug 15, 2017

      The killer with faux fur is not the washing, but the drying. It can not handle the heat of the dryer. You may want to wash the rug by itself on a delicate cycle the first time. Then you can see how the faux fur as well as the fabric paint you use, hold up to the washing. I would definitely recommend only air drying though. Good luck with it!
  • Woody
    on Aug 13, 2017

    What kind of fabric paint should I use so that the fur doesn't get matted together?
    • Danielle Whatsittoyou
      on Aug 15, 2017

      She's saying that the technique when painting the fur with the fabric paint is what matters. She didn't specify a brand/type of fabric paint. Only the "hard brush stroke from the spine out" with whichever fabric paint you choose to use.

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