Our 36 Favorite Felt Animal Patterns
Find the cutest felt animal patterns free in this amazing collection of sewing projects.
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One of the most popular fabrics around is felt. That's because it's soft, is available in lots of colors, is easy to cut, sew, and work with, and it's inexpensive. What could be more ideal than that? There are also a lot of sewing projects that use felt.
For this collection, we decided to combine two of our favorite things: felt and animals. Nothing is better than a cute sewn animal toy, ornament, or piece of decor and AllFreeSewing has some of the best available. You'll see for yourself on this page, Our 36 Favorite Felt Animal Patterns.
Honestly, it was so difficult to narrow it down to even 36 of our favorites but we think every one of these cute felt animal patterns chosen here is a gem.
This collection is sorted into four main sections: toys, ornaments, accessories, and home decor. There is so much going on in each of these sections including finger puppets, games, costumes, pillows, and holiday projects.
Most of these free felt animal patterns are aimed at the kiddos but there are several things adults will enjoy making and displaying or using. No matter your age, who doesn't love animals?
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Felt Toy Patterns
This section is full of large and small stuffed animal patterns along with other 2D felt patterns that make fun toys for the kids. Who wouldn't want free felt stuffed animal patterns? It's so much more special when you DIY a precious toy for a loved one. When it comes to sewing felt animals, toys are probably at the top of the popularity list since felt is so versatile and inexpensive and the animals always come out ultra cute.
- Wise Mr. Owl Craft
A great beginner sewing project for a child, this scrap-friendly felt owl will make you smile.
- Pengi the Penguin Softie
Make a big or small soft penguin when the weather is chilly or while you're waiting for winter.
- Colorful and Easy Axolotl Plushies
So underappreciated, these adorable little axolotls are a fun toy AND learning project.
- Mini Felt Bunny
If you love tiny felt animals, then you will adore these cute little bunnies who can fit in Easter eggs.
- Soft and Sweet Owl Plushie Pattern (Video Tutorial)
Watch how this huggable owl is made with a video from our studio.
- Plush Party Turtles
It may take them forever to leave but these fun felt turtles are so excited to party!
- Mini Mouse Sewing Pattern
We love a good mouse toy pattern and this little duo is just what we've been looking for.
- Buzzing Buddies
Ladybugs and bees are two of the cutest insects and they are made cuter with felt!
- Bouncing Bunny Finger Puppet Pattern
Kids can join in on the sewing fun with this easy felt rabbit pattern that becomes a fun toy.
- Flying Squirrel Softie Pattern
If you like sewing soft toys, then don't miss out on this beyond cuddly flying squirrel.
- Funny Felt Racing Snail
If you sew at a snail's pace, then you'll appreciate this easy and creative snail pattern.
- Kiss the Frog Bean Bag Toss
This frog felt pattern doubles as an exciting game, especially fun to play on Valentine's Day.
Felt Ornament Patterns
Ornaments can be used during the holidays but several of these would be welcome in our home any time of year, frankly. One of the reasons we love these felt animal patterns for ornaments is that most are kid-friendly. It's a great project to work on after school as the holidays approach. Then they can put their creation on the tree or somewhere up in the house and be proud to be part of the decor. It's a win-win for the whole family.
- Scandinavian Doves Christmas Ornaments
Embrace the hygge way of life with these simple and loving doves in Nordic styles.
- Peppy Penguin DIY Ornament
From the blanket stitching to the rosy little cheeks, you'll love the details on this penguin.
- Christmas Unicorn DIY Ornament
We may be stepping a little bit out of the "animal" box with a unicorn but look how cute it is!
- Felt Alpaca Ornament Pattern
Jump on the alpaca trend with this super simple and heartwarming felt alpaca pattern.
- Rockin' Robin DIY Christmas Ornament
Another seriously easy ornament idea. This geometric-style robin is a cool kid project.
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Felt Animal Accessories (& Wearables)
School accessories, projects to make and wear, and many other fun felt ideas can be found in this section. Here you'll find a pattern for felt animals that make wonderful gifts, especially for kids. Pocket pals, necklaces, and school tools are just a few of the fun projects you will want to make when you see them below. There are even a few Halloween-themed felt sewing patterns featuring the coolest animals, like cats, sharks, and birds.
- Bunny Pouch Necklace
Felt makes great pouch material. Up the cuteness with this bunny pocket necklace.
- Valentine's Pocket Kitty Cat Pattern
Just try finding a cuter cat plush pattern than this little pocket pal project. We'll wait.
- Guinea Pig DIY Elastic Book Band
Your child will be the envy of their class when they come in with these book bands.
- Bunny Die Cut DIY Sleeping Mask
This sweet sleep mask is made with multiple fabrics including felt. Isn't it ultra adorable?
- Felt Embroidery DIY Paper Clip Craft
Good things come in small packages and we want to make this little felt project right MEOW.
- Simple Felt Animal Masks
Make all sorts of animal masks for the kids using inexpensive felt pieces and a bit of sewing.
- Black Cat DIY Halloween Bag
Trick or treat in style with this sharp black cat carrier. A stiff felt works wonderfully here.
- Shark No-Sew Halloween Costume
Felt is easily glued which is why this no-sew shark costume is jaw-some and so simple.
Felt Home Decor Projects
Budget-friendly and creative, these felt animal patterns below are ideal for your home wherever you need a touch of joy. Below, check out the free felt flamingo pattern that will remind you of fun times at the pool, along with pillows, banners, and decor to use for the holidays. These free felt animal patterns are going to look so awesome in your home when a specific holiday hits or any time of year if it fits with your home decor themes.
- Splashy Flamingo Felt Pillow
Recreate your favorite pool float toy using felt. This flamingo pillow is so fun.
- Guinea Pig Pillow Bed Pattern
Whether or not you have guinea pigs, you can't deny how charming this felt pet bed is.
- Hippo Felt Baby Name Banner
Make a banner for your child's party using felt animals. This hippo is for Heather or Hank.
- Little Lamb Pillows
Mary had a little lamb...pillow. They may not be fleece but felt is the next best thing.
- Easter Bunny Egg Cozy
No future Easter will be complete without these little bunny cozies made of felt.
- Zebra Felt Baby Name Banner
Make a banner with a zebra attached. It's easy to make and can stick along afterward.
- Sparkling Felt Fish Decoration
Sparkly and small, these fish make great decorations for any child's room anytime.
- Felt Bunny Welcome Sign Pattern
Make an easy Easter sign to welcome guests by pulling out the felt and sewing this up quickly.
- Lion Felt Baby Name Banner
For your little king, a lion decoration is a perfect fit for your new baby banner.
- Refreshingly Different Doorstop
Make this stuffed elephant pattern and you'll have an awesomely unique doorstop or weight.
- Little Friend DIY Fox Pillow
Big and vibrant, this felt fox pattern is easy to make and will be the perfect companion.
This reader-favorite collection will not disappoint! We've collected all the most popular (and easy) DIY stuffed animals so that you can make something cute handmade instead of buying next time: 25+ Easy Stuffed Animal Patterns
What is your favorite animal?
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