Indie Trove

Indie Trove: Fantastic Mr Fox

Woodland creatures seem to be a firm favourite with many crafters of late, no more than the enchanting english red fox. Here are our favourite foxy picks from northern folk.

Woodland Fox Cushion by Nicola Rowlands

Made in Manchester

We love this fox illustration by Nicola Rowlands. The design is printed onto heavy twill fabric then sewn and stuffed up north in Manchester. Great find for any cushion hoarder (ahem, us).

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Summer Foxes Paper Sculpture by Helen Musselwhite

Made in Manchester

Helen Musselwhite produces the most beautiful, intricate paper-cuts. Her work has been commissioned by everyone from Cadburys to Stella McCartney. We love this summer foxes piece. God knows how long it must have taken.

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Lino Print Fox Brooch by The Owlery

Made in Sheffield

Benjamin Partridge of The Owlery has lots of fab foxy makes but this felt brooch caught our eye. Made using a lino cut print it has a great folky style to it.

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Woodland Fox Pocket Mirror by Kate Broughton

Made in Leeds

This sweet pocket mirror by Kate Broughton is great to pop in your purse. Her illustrations feature a range of woodland creatures but this fox design tickles our fancy.

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Hand-painted Watercolour Fox Earrings by Crafty Cows

Made in Sheffield

Check out these quirky fox earrings by Crafty Cows. They are a hand painted design printed onto shrink plastic. Really effective.

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Fox in the Snow Poster Print by James Green Print Works

Made in Sheffield

James Green produces striking lino cut prints. This one of a fox in the snow is apparently inspired by the Belle & Sebastian song of the same name.

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Foxy Feb Zine by Lyndsey Green

Made in Manchester

We love Lynsey Green’s Zines! This edition features lots of interesting facts about foxes. She says its aim is to educate that they aren’t pests that need to controlled by hunting. For each zine Lyndsey donates 10% to League Against Cruel Sports (LACS). Great stuff.

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Fox Doe Date Tea-cup & Saucer by Mellor Ware

Made in Sheffield

Liane Mellor does lovely whimsical illustrations of various woodland creatures for her crockery range. This cup and saucer features a fox partaking in afternoon tea with a cute doe. As far as we know this is an exact representation of how they act in the wild. Put the kettle on love.

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Hand-painted Fox Brooch by Farah Shah

Made in Bradford

Farah Shah makes quirky hand painted brooches meaning every piece is individual. We like this fox’s scarf. He is  all snuggled up ready for winter.

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Fox Finger Puppet by Amy Panda

Made in Leeds

We love this hand sewn fox finger puppet by Amy Panda. The best part is that it comes with 3 other woodland friends so it doesn’t get lonely. Great for if you have kids or just want to bond with felt creatures instead real people.



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