10 Elephant Sewing Patterns (Free)
Elephant Appreciation Day is 9/22! Celebrate anytime with these adorable elephant plush patterns, bags, pillows, and more!
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Did you know that September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day? It's true!
Even if you're not celebrating this fun "holiday" in your own life, we still think that you will appreciate the sewing projects found on this page of 10 Elephant Sewing Patterns (free!).
We've selected our favorite elephant patterns from stuffed animals of all types to pillows and bags. This hand-chosen collection is just what you need to celebrate this appreciation day or any day that you want to remind yourself of these gentle giants.
With elephant sewing patterns and tutorials that are both adult- and kid-friendly, there isn't a single elephant project below that you'll want to bypass. We also picked several that are fantastic scrapbusters or use recycled and upcycled materials, which keep them thrifty and eco-friendly.
Find this and more unique sewing projects you'll love as part of National Sewing Month 2021
Scrappy Elephant Stuffed Animal Patterns
An elephant never forgets where he left his keys and now neither will you! These cute and Scrappy Elephant Stuffed Animal Patterns are the best stashbusting little buddies you'll find. They make fun stocking stuffers and gifts for elephant lovers...or your forgetful friends and family.
Wild Elephant DIY Pillow
Add a splash of color and fun to your living room with this Wild Elephant DIY Pillow. This unique piece beats out any throw pillows you'll find at the store and you can customize the colors based on your decor. We also really love the pom-pom border this DIY elephant pillow pattern features.
Refreshingly Different Elephant Doorstop
This Refreshingly Different Elephant Doorstop is a must-make! With its adorable elephant shape and detailed stitching, this is almost too nice to leave on the floor. But it's perfect for keeping it in place! This elephant is made of eco-friendly felt in subtle colors to match a DIY room decorating project with earthy undertones.
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Recycled Elephant Purse
How fun is this Recycled Elephant Purse? We're obsessed with this ingenious design. You can pick up some old clothing from a secondhand store or your closet and transform it into a DIY purse that is whimsical and cute (and that you'll actually use). Just prepare for lots of comments and requests from everyone you meet!
Stuffed Elephant Family Patterns
Make a whole family of these cute elephants with this stuffed animal tutorial. These Stuffed Elephant Family Patterns are in different sizes to make a complete herd of scrappy elephant toys. Toy sewing patterns are an exciting way for you and your kids to have fun and for you to bust that stash.
Elephant Stamped Canvas Bag
This Elephant Stamped Canvas Bag from our friends at FaveCrafts is a unique bag that offers a fun design. Canvas totes are popular for a reason. These sturdy and strong bags can carry groceries, books, and plenty of other heavy objects. Add these pretty stamped elephants and you've got a bag that you won't want to put down!
Upcycled Elephant Costume
Just as an elephant never forgets, your kid will never forget this special and impressive homemade costume. Make this Upcycled Elephant Costume with supplies you already have or thrift what you need and you'll have a budget-friendly make that your child will adore and want to wear again next year.
30 Minute Stuffed Animal
This 30 Minute Stuffed Animal is made using an old shirt! So, yours might not be an elephant if you're without an elephant shirt. However, we thought it was worth including in case you do or if you want to use this awesome and unexpected process for other shirts you might have. What a brilliant idea!
Indian Elephant Clutch Purse
Indian Elephant Clutch Purse from our friends at FaveCrafts immediately brings to mind the rich, vibrant jewel tones of the textiles of India. With the classic gold Indian elephant stamp, it's a must-have for your elephant-loving self or friends. We really love all the shiny and dynamic accents, too.
Needle Sculpting the Face on Plush Toys
Add a delightful look to your stuffed animals, such as elephants of course, with this tutorial on Needle Sculpting the Face on Plush Toys. The beginner sewing tutorial is a video that's easy to follow, too. It's an important watch if you're just getting into sewing stuffies or wanting to get to the next skill level.
Krista Childers is the Senior Content Editor for AllFreeSewing. She has a passion for creative writing and trying every craft at least once. Find more of her work here: Krista Childers
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