The tassel flower embroidery stitch-There are plenty of flowers in nature which are soft and fuzzy. The tassel flower gives you the means to portrait them properly. You can leave the ends in loops or cut them up for the fuzzy/fringe look.
I've tried this: This is a GREAT origami tutorial for a fox. It gets a little bit confusing, so I don't recommend it to total beginners, but ultimately it makes a cute origami fox that can stand up on its own.