Faux fur has exploded into the fashion scene as an ethical alternative to real fur, and it’s no surprise that it has been adopted by sewists, too. Why? It’s available in just about any color imaginable, and with a wide range of animal fur-like textures, it’s a fun way to add a bit of color and depth to a room or outfit. But what exactly is faux fur? It’s essentially — you guessed it — fake fur.