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This craft category is a huge collection of free doll sewing patterns & free soft toy sewing patterns! Free sewing patterns of various soft toys: baby toy sewing patterns ( loveys, blankies, teethers, rattles ), plush toy sewing patterns ( plushie sewing patterns ), DIY doll sewing patterns & doll making tutorials ( rag doll sewing patterns, waldorf doll sewing patterns, doll face painting tutorials ), teddy bear making tutorials and teddy bear sewing patterns, easy soft toy patterns for beginners,  puppet making, sock doll & sock animal sewing patterns ... and many more!
Kawaii DIY pumpkin plushie (soft toy sewing tutorial)
Grab some fluffy fall fabrics and make a patch of adorable plush fabric pumpkins to accent your fall decor this year! ( This soft toy sewing project by Chelsey DIY is also perfect for making thanksgiving gifts or handmade toys for your little pumpkins ! ) This kawaii little plush pumpkin is a super easy sewing project ( even for beginners and without a sewing machine ) and an excellent way to use fabric scraps you might already have on hand. The sewing portion of this project is lightning-quick, and before you know it, you’ll have an entire patch of these beauties whipped up. Watch the video tutorial and create your own plush pumpkin patch:
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Doodles the deer plush toy (free sewing pattern)
Despite being a little tubby, Doodles the deer requires cozy accessories to stay warm during the winter. Doodles will make the perfect gift for a child , or anyone who appreciates plump, cuddly plush animals ! This reindeer plush toy can be made from new fabric or, for an eco-friendly plush toy , upcycled clothing or eco-friendly felt or fleece. Fluffmonger has made a video tutorial as well as a step-by-step photo tutorial for us on how to make Doodles the super cute soft toy reindeer. To get the video and the free pattern click the button below. Happy sewing !
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DIY Cute sock doll - sock upcycling craft
As a follow on to Tina's No sew Sock Penguin she has this cute sock doll. Adorable, sin't it? This sock doll does require some hand sewing , but it's an absolutely easy sock craft! You can whip up an adorable sock doll with the kids in no time! You can use the finished sock dolls to decorate your home at winter or you can give them as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones! This adorable little sock dolls is so lovely and so fun to make. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this adorable sock doll in no time!
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DIY Adorable piggy pillow (free sewing pattern)
Sew a super adorable soft piggy pillow for your loved ones! Besides as a pillow, you can use this sewing pattern to make into other things, for example, pin cushion, smaller softy as gift, or a piggy back pack for little children. Just change the size by reducing or enlarging and modify it to fit into your design. You can even put a magnet on the nose to make the piggy pillows kissing each other! This piggy pillow is suitable for kids of all ages because it doesn't contains small plastic parts! (This makes it perfect toy for your newborn baby or even for your dog or cat! )
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DIY fabric Santa advent calendar
We are super excited to share this lovely DIY fabric Santa advent calendar with you! An advent calendar is a wonderful way to extend the fun of Christmas over the whole month. And what better way to introduce the tradition of counting down the days until Christmas than with a super cute homemade Santa advent calendar ! Sewing your own advent calendar is also the perfect way to create a new family heirloom that will last for years and become a firm favorite part of children's’ festive rituals! This free sewing tutorial , designed by Mike , is one of our favorite festive sewing projects from the The Crafty Gentleman archives. Read on to find out how to sew your own DIY Santa advent calendar :
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DIY Fabric llama key pouch (keychain) - free sewing pattern & tutorial
Finally, we are sharing the last piece of CraftPassion's animal pouch / purse pattern series:the LaLa Llama Key Pouch . If you’ve missed out the previous patterns in this series, you can collect them at CraftPassion.com - all for free! This llama key pouch can easily holds up to 8 normal keys, fully hidden inside. This key pouch design comes with an open pocket at the back, you may keep some small note in there as emergency money and or a door access card. The main materials of this key pouch are fabric, felt and batting, black button eyes, key ring, lobster claw clasp connected to leather cord. Visit CraftPassion.com for the free sewing pattern and more details :
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DIY Tilda spring cow plush toy (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids or an adorable spring / Easter decor ? Try this cow softie ! This adorable cow girl plush toy is a perfect Easter gift, Mother's day gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your spring cow plushies ,or sew / crochet cute accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet cow face ?
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Cute little felt monkey (free sewing pattern)
Make this adorable DIY monkey felt soft toy ! In this nice craft site you will find the PDF template and a step-by-step tutorial to make this DIY monkey toy. Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Once you’ve gotten your felt, you will want to pick up some poly-fill and colored embroidery floss at your local craft store. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this project is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your materials and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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Lifelike fluffy bunny toy - Easter decor (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids or an adorable spring / Easter decor ? Try this beautiful life-like bunny softie ! This adorable rabbit plush toy is a perfect Easter gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! ( If the translation doesn't work automatically please select the "russian" from the source language box at the top of the masterclass page! )
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Tilda style little angels (with free sewing pattern)
We love every Tilda ( skandinavian vintage)  style decors because they are so unique and whimsical! Look at these fun little sewn fabric angels! Aren't they cute? If you love sewing and would like to create a lovely winter / Christmas decor, this quick sewing project is a must for you! In this nice craft website you will find the free angel sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial! These Tilda style fabric angels are perfect Christmas tree ornaments and christmas gifts for your loved ones or you can use them in every season to decorate your home, because they will look good in any color and pattern!
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Adorable snowmen plushies ( free sewing pattern )
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids? Try this huggable snowman softie! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! In this nice sewing/craft site you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembilng ad sewing tutorial! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies, or sew / crochet a few accesories for them! Who can resist this sweet smiling snowman face?
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Cute cloud baby toy (free sewing pattern)
Kids will love snuggling with these super adorable cloud plushies! Can you stand the cuteness? Simple stitching and minimal stuffing pulls this sewing project together in a flash. Sew up a sweet cloud softie (or several!) for someone you love! In this nice sewing blog you will find the free sewing pattern to make one of this lovely cloud soft toy for your baby! You can use them to decorate the kids' room or just use the clouds as a cute adorable baby toys.
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Toby the PJ turte - cute plushie pillow (free sewing pattern)
As one of the animal kingdom's oldest species, turtles deserve a lot of respect. We're proud to introduce our favorite turtle, Toby. He's not only as cute as they come with his shy smile (made with darts!), he also has a job: holding his owner's PJs in a hidden pocket on his bottom shell. Thanks, Toby! Unlike his real-life counterparts, Sew4Home's turtle is cuddly soft from top to bottom. He's meant to be a little pillow pal but you can use him to decorate the kids room or just sew one as super cute cuddly soft toy for the kids. This nice written step-by-step sewing tutorial comes with a free turtle pillow sewing pattern!
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DIY Minion Bob sock plushie (with free pattern)
This Minion sock plushie making project is a nice way to upcycle old socks and it's also a great activity to do during your summer holiday! To create this adorable Bob ( Minion ) sock soft toy you will need : 2 socks ( yellow and gray ) , 2 pingpong ball, and some felt. Making Bob isn't as hard as it seems, if you are a beginner in hand sewing that's absolutely not a problem! In this nice video craft tutorial you can watch a step-by-step explanation of how can you make one for yourself or for the kids.
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DIY adorable sock sloth - soft toy from socks
This is a very cute way to convert the basic method of making a sock monkey into an adorable sloth ! Adding velcro to his hands means you can hang him anywhere you want, though I must warn you - he doesn't move anywhere too fast! With this nice detailed video soft sock toy making tutorial you can make one for the kids easily even if you are a beginner in sewing ! This super cute sock sloth is a perfect kids room decor , toy , or a perfect gift for every ocassion and it's also a nice way to repurpose pairless or unwanted ( brown ) socks !
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Easy black sock cat - Halloween decor
We love upcycling craft ideas and adorable plushies! For this year Halloween try to make some cute black sock cats by following Frog Prince Paperie's step-by-step tutorial!  You can make these kitties out of all different sizes and patterns of socks, and they will look marvelous in a group as a neat Halloween decoration! Your kids will love them and will enjoy the making process! If you create the sock kitties with small kids you can use glue instead of sewing! Of course you can create different sock kitties with colorful socks as well! (Imagine a super cute fluffy, or a colorful striped cat!)
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Adorable and easy DIY fabric birds (with sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy scrap buster spring decor project? Try these super cute, gorgeous fabric birds! In this nice craft website you will find the free step-by-step photo sewing tutorial and of course the free fabric bird pattern! (Scroll down to the comment sections in the russian site to find the full size pattern!) These adorable fabric birds can be great decors at Easter/spring or you can use them as cute plushies (or pincushions)! These sewn birdies will look gorgeous in any pattern and color!
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DIY Kitty rice heating pad (free sewing pattern)
We are all into craft projects that make us feel cozy and relaxed!  If you haven’t seen or made one rice heating pad before, it’s basically a pouch filled with uncooked rice (and usually something that smells good too), and you can stick them in the microwave for a moist heating pad that lasts a good while. If you are going to make something, why make it regular when it can be a kitty? Much cuter to have around the house and just makes us  smile to look at too.
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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project , the main material comes from an old sock ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Adorable fabric owls with button eyes ( free sewing pattern )
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy , quick but still adorable fall decor / gift for your owl enthusiast friend? Try this scrap buster sewing project - the super cute button eyed fabric owl! These cute owls are soo simple to make, you can sew them in minutes! (Even if you are a beginner in sewing!) In this nice craft blog you will find a free sewing pattern to make them. Use these adorable fabric owls to decorate your home at fall or gift them to your loved ones . Alternatively instead of poliester filling you can use lavender to create a cute owl shape lavender sachet!
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Little felt pig ( free sewing pattern )
It’s no secret how much we love felt animals! Here is a super cute felt pig! This little felt sleeping piglet is such a great craft project for practicing embroidery stitching, and once you are finished you can gift them to your kids as toys OR you can create a super cute baby mobile with a few felt piggies!Once you have your felt sheets at hand, you can download the free pig sewing pattern:just hit the buttons below!Cut out your felt pieces according to the pig template, sew together with blanket stich, stuff in and voilá' you have a lovely little piggy!
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DIY easy wooden bead girls with fabric skirts
If you love easy craft ideas, super cute dolls and you have tons of small leftover fabric pieces you will love this adorable craft idea: the wooden bead dolls!  You can use these cute fabric dolls as fun kids' toys, keychains or just decorate your home with them at springtime! This  doll making project is super easy, quick and also inexpensive! You won't need sewing machine or expert sewing skills to make these little wooden bead dolls just a few hand stitch, a wooden bead and a little piece of fabric. This project is a perfect fabric scrap buster project for sewing enthusiasts and also a great way to create gifts for any special occasions!
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DIY Adorable reversible plush toy (owl & penguin)
This adorable reversible owl & penguin plush is a relatively easy to make sock plushie but all sock plushies take a bit of practice to make. If this is your first time sewing sock plush , then you can simply create a non- reversible owl or penguin. That's super easy to make and you can watch Maqaroon's other videos on how to seal the base. If you have a bit more experience with plushies then feel free to get creative. You can even add small ears to create different animals! The plushie will drop some bits of fluff at the beginning because there are lots of "raw" fabric edges. However after you play with it for a while these will go away.
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DIY Lovely heart bunny Easter decor (free sewing pattern)
Easter - one of our favorite spring holidays! Today we invite you to create a sweet handmade gift for Easter  a cute Tilda style DIY heart bunny fabric softie. This cute spring/Easter decor can be sewn from leftover fabrics so it can be a perfect scrap buster sewing project as well! In this nice website you will find a free sewing pattern and a nice photo documented step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own Tilda style heart bunny Easter softie! If you love adorable whimsical bunnies and lovely, stylish skandinavian  decorations this project is a must for you!  It can be also a great soft toy if you leave out the burlap ribbon (or just simply use something softer).
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DIY Sock sheep - free pattern & sewing tutorial
In this step-by-step sock plushie sewing tutorial by Craft Passion, you can learn how to sew this super adorable sock sheep ! Socks are easy to manipulate and fun to craft with. With the various types of socks available in the market, you will never get enough surprises of what a pair of socks would turn into. Start shopping and collect beautiful socks that you come across, you will sew up a storm and regretted that you have no enough socks to make. For your ease of sewing , along with the details of the instruction, Craft Passion has also included the free template in the tutorial page:
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Cute sun baby toy with ribbons (free sewing pattern)
You can buy all of those great baby toys for your little one, but we bet he/she would be more excited to play with tags hanging off the pillow or blanket next to him/her! So sew one lovely baby sun plushie with tags! This sun shape taggie plush toy is a great sewing project for beginners. Getting the tags to stay in place can be a little tricky at first but once you get the hang of it the sewing is very basic sewing. Don’t worry if your lines are not sewn perfectly straight it’s just for a baby who is not going care if its a little off, their just love to play with the tags instead. You can use different ribbon textures & colors for a little extra fun!
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