25+ Easy Stuffed Animal Patterns

By: Kaylee Pope, Editor,

Fox Stuffed Animal PatternLearning how to make a stuffed animal is one of the cutest sewing tutorials you can explore. Sure, making your own clothes and home décor is a little more practical, but when you learn how to make stuffed animals you learn how to make a friend! Easy stuffed animal patterns are some of the quirkiest and some of the quickest sewing projects for beginners out there because they are usually small and simple.

We have a ton of stuffed animal patterns that you can use to make homemade stuffed animals for everyone in your family. Whether you are looking to make a DIY gift for a kid in your life or just want to give a friend something cute, there is a stuffed animal pattern for you. From homemade stuffed animals from under the sea like whales and fish to exotic plushies like elephants and sloths, free stuffed animal patterns are always unique. Learn how to make stuffed animals from around the world with our 25+ Easy Stuffed Animal Patterns.


If you are leaning how to make a stuffed animal, you will need to know some pretty basic sewing skills. While making stuffed animals can be very easy, it does involve some intricate work from time to time. Not all stuffed animals are created equal, so make sure you review the how to make a stuffed animal pattern of your choice before getting started. There might be a new skill you need to practice. All of the homemade stuffed animal ideas below are relatively easy stuffed animal patterns, so get to sewing!

Adorable DIY Home Decor: 10 Kids' Room Idea

Find more easy sewing projects to give your little one in Adorable DIY Home Decor: 10 Kids' Room Idea.




Stuffed Animal Patterns 

25+ Easy Stuffed Animal Patterns: How to Make a Stuffed Animal

Table of Contents

Small and Easy Stuffed Animal Patterns
Classic Free Stuffed Animal Patterns
Jumbo Patterns for Stuffed Animals


Small and Easy Stuffed Animal Patterns

Peppy Scraps Penguin   

Scrap busters have never been cuter! Learn how to make a stuffed animal that can fit into your pocket with these itty bitty ideas. Small and easy stuffed animal patterns make fantastic stocking stuffers, surprise gifts, and fantastic pick-me-ups from your sewing blues.

  1. Penguin Stocking Stuffer
  2. Wise Mr. Owl Craft
  3. Stuffed Fabric Turtles
  4. Stuffed Elephant Pattern
  5. Chunk the Sloth
  6. Sweet Sheep Softie - NEW!
  7. Sammy the Circus Seal
  8. Hoot Owl Stuffed Animal Pattern
  9. Flying Squirrel Softie Pattern
  10. Peppy Scraps Penguin 


Check out these kid-friendly free sewing eBooks!

Sewing for Baby: 11 Small Sewing Projects for Your Little One free eBookHomemade Halloween Costumes: Easy Halloween Costumes for Kids


Classic Free Stuffed Animal Patterns

Little Notes Sock Monkey Pattern  Mad Cat Stuffed Animal Pattern

These easy stuffed animal patterns look like something you might have owned as a child or you would see in the stores. Use vintage sewing patterns and recognizable animals to make a homemade friend that your kiddo will adore. These ideas are sentimental, simple, and precious.

  1. Mad Cat Stuffed Animal Pattern
  2. Warren the Charity Bear
  3. Football Pig
  4. How Joyful Bear
  5. No Sew Vintage Dolls
  6. Little Notes Sock Monkey Pattern
  7. Fast Floppy Finned Fat Quarter Fish
  8. Plaid Whale Plushie
  9. Traditional Rag Doll Pattern
  10. Made to Love Vintage Doll
  11. How to Make a Frog Prince
  12. Wallace the Whale
  13. Fleece Fox Puppet



Jumbo Patterns for Stuffed Animals

Grump in the Night Monster Pattern   How to Make a Bunny Big

Bigger is not always better, but when it comes to stuffed animal patterns it can sure be a lot of fun. From kid’s room ideas to extra snuggly friends, these jumbo patterns for stuffed animals show you how to make stuffed animal patterns that you can hug tight.

  1. Star Wars Inspired Homemade Dolls - NEW!
  2. Cuddly Critter Homemade Heating Pad
  3. How to Make a Bunny Big
  4. Soft Fox Plush
  5. Grump in the Night Monster Pattern
  6. Print and Sew Bear

What is your child's favorite stuffed animal? Let us know below in the comments!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Free recipes, giveaways, exclusive, partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

When I was a kid, my sisters and I shared this one stuffed animal that we all loved equally - it was a white shaggy dog named Max.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Easy Ruched Christmas Tree Skirt

This Easy Ruched Christmas Tree Skirt is so beautiful and unique. If you are aiming for more understated elegance than festiveness in… See more

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite patterns
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your patterns


Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Share Your Project Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.