6 Free Soft Toy Patterns

Most soft toy designers have at least one free pattern listed on their site.  Most have a several as well as free tutorials demonstrating different sewing tips and techniques. Free patterns are a good way to test a new designer before you buy for a pattern.

Today I thought I would share 6 free soft toy patterns from 6 of the designers I know from the ‘While She Naps Soft Toy Designers’ Facebook forum — in no particular order.


  1. Cuddle Luv Bug: by Jeni Ro Designs
  2. Tiny Kitty: by While She Naps
  3. Party Turtles: by Vintage Ric Rac
  4. Spider Softie: by Tangle Pursuits
  5. Bunny Boo Boo: by Leigh Laurel Studios
  6. Tooth Pillow: by mmmcrafts

Happy sewing …




Ps … don’t for get I also have a free pattern ;) click here for my free Sid the Fish tutorial and pattern. :D

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Amazing Designers: – Melly & Me ~ Fun Fabulous Design

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The number of independent designers is growing every day. And with so much of our shopping for craft supplies being done online, how do you know who is good and who isn’t. No one what’s to spend their hard earned money on something only to discover they aren’t happy with the end product. Independent reviews are one pain free way to check out a new product. Today on my blog I review Melly & Me soft toy patterns. Continue reading

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Should you Clip your seam allowance? A three part tutorial.

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Do you always clip your seam allowance?
It’s easy to skip this fiddle and time consuming step, but in this three part tutorial I not only explain why it’s so important, but how and when to clip your seam allowances to take your project from ‘OK’ to ‘amazing’. Continue reading

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Nittens & Patches toys now available at ‘Thistlebow Gifts’

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This year has been a year of transition for me.  I have started designing my own patterns and looking at what direction I want to take my business.  As a result I have been slowly making changes; some have been … Continue reading

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Introducing Ciel the Seal — a new PDF Soft Toy Sewing Pattern

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 It may seem a bit odd for a seal and a fish to be BFF’s, but that’s what Ceil and Sid are. Ciel’s favourite animation is ‘Finding Nemo’ and his favourite line from Finding Nemo is … “Fish are friends … Continue reading

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Project 4 ~ The Ram & Head Gussets: (Stuffed Animals; From Concept To Construction ~ Part 5)

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The Project — Ram In this project from “Stuffed Animals: from concept to construction” by Abby Glassenberg I leant how to make a head gusset. Head gussets come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  They can be as simple … Continue reading

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Free Pattern ~ Sid The Fish

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  There’s a new fish in town and his name is Sid! He’s a cheeky little fish made from felt and decorated with a few simple embroidery stitches.  He loves to play with kids, cats and even small dog. Sid … Continue reading

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Introducing McFluffy Polar Bear ~ The Explorer

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McFuffy is an exploring polar bear.  He can remember growing up in Scotland listing to his great uncle McScruffy’s stories of his great adventures in far off lands with exotic creatures and fascinating  places. Now I know by now, you are probably … Continue reading

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Free Pom-Pom Turorial

For the last couple of weeks I have been working on a two new pattern.  One of them uses a pom-pom to decorate the top a tartan beret, so I thought I would create a pom-pom making tutorial to share.  … Continue reading

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New Tutorial Now Available, plus more …

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     Earlier this year I bought this e-Book from Abby Glassenberg on all the ins and outs of creating a successful online sewing pattern business.  I was so encourage by what I read I decided to accelerate my plans … Continue reading

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