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I have been asked by a few people how to add whiskers…so this is how I do it. Maybe you have a better way. If so, please share!!
I use some hair that is synthetic in black or white depending on the need. I used white on this calico cat. I use a needle threader, put it through the eye of a large needle and put a little pinch of hair in it.
I locate a good spot on the face, where I would like the whiskers to come out of. Then I push the needle through there and try to come out on the same spot on the other side.
Next I pull one end of the bunch through like you were sewing. I try not to bend the hair sharply so it won’t make a bend in the hair. Stop when the hair is about halfway through. Be sure to check that your hair clump will be in about the same location on each side of the face. Carefully remove the needle and put a tiny spot of crazy glue or super glue at the base of the whiskers on each side. When dry, trim the whiskers to the right size. I also added hair brows to this calico. You would do the same thing except have the needle come out close to the entry spot. Pull through, glue and trim. Arrange as needed.
It is much easier to start out with hair that is longer than you need so you don’t pull in though and only have the hair on one side. Learned THAT the hard way!!
This cat was made with alpaca in assorted colors. You can see the colors and more wool in my Etsy shop.