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Autumn Hedgehog Hoop Art

"Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the Autumn Tree."

- Emily Bronte

Hello, this is Jennifer Long of Bee Sew Inspired. I am excited to share this fun little Autumn Hoop Art with you today! It is cute and sweet and oh so adorable. I strongly believe EVERYONE can create beautiful handmade items and I like to give lots of options in my tutorials and patterns for different creative styles and techniques. This tutorial is given in the hand embroidery version, but the patterns include SVG cut files and/or digital embroidery machine versions!

The hedgehog got its name because of its peculiar foraging habits. They root through hedges and other undergrowth in search of their favorite food – small creatures such as insects, worms, centipedes, snails, mice, frogs, and snakes. As it moves through the hedges it emits pig-like grunts — thus, the name hedgehog.

Intermediate Level: This Autumn Hedgehog Hoop Art is simple and fun to create. What makes it an intermediate craft project is the small shapes of leaves to cut. Just make sure you have a small, sharp pair of fabric scissors and/or a cutting machine such as a cricut and you are on your way to creating a wonderful, cute project in under an hour and a half.

What You Need:

Autumn Hedgehog Pattern Templates:

Your choice either:

Autumn HedgeHog_Hoop Art Templates
Download PDF • 36.11MB
Autumn_HedgeHog_Hoop Art
Download ZIP • 6KB

Embroidery Threads in a variety of colors

Sewing needle

Applique and straight scissors

9" square of linen fabric for main backing

6" wooden hoop

Lace or ribbon for embellishment

Scraps of Benzie Wool-Blend Felt: for Hedgehog body and Autumn Leaves

Use the code "BEESEWINSPIRED" at Benzie Design checkout to receive 10% off your first Felt purchase!


1. Download the Autumn Hedgehog Templates designed by Bee Sew Inspired. You can choose between the PDF Template or optional SVG Cut files) If you are using a Cricut Maker to cut the felt shapes, make sure to use your rotary blade and set the fabric to felt.

2. Cut the following:

Hedgehog Body: Cut 1 from felt

Autumn Leaves: Cut 1 of each leaf from all 5 colors of felt. Total of 25 leaves.

3. Iron on HeatnBond Lite-weight Fusible Interfacing on the back of of your linen square.