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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!
DIY Scandinavian nisse gnomes  - tomte (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project has two of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The 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 ? If you haven't got felt at hand 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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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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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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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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Adorable felt sleeping donkey (free sewing pattern)
We are huge fans of stuffed animals,and felt! We adore  felt as a craft material because it does't fray so it's very easy to work with, and it's so versatile! This cute felt donkey can be made under an afternoon with simple hand sewing. Cute, isn't it? In this nice craft blog you will find the felt donkey's sewing pattern for free! With the free pattern creating one super cute felt donkey ( as an adorable baby mobile piece, soft toy or cat toy) will be a piece of cake!  This felt donkey may be your favorite felt craft you have made in a while!
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DIY Pikachu sock plushie ( with Free Pattern ) - Pokemon
Grab a pair of fluffy yellow socks , and let's get started making the most adorable Pikachu you've ever seen! If you and your children love plushie toys , Pokemons , and creative projects, you will love creating these super cute DIY sock plushies. Watch BudgetHobby's easy-to-follow video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Tsum-tsum Olaf plushie - sock plush toy sewing tutorial
Look at this super cute tsum-tsum style Olaf plushie! In this video tutorial BudgetHobby will show you how to make an Olaf tsum tsum plush from a sock! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to re-purpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt , and hand sewing! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's so stretchy which make these Disney plushies really squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial!
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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 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 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 Fabric flower dolls - adorable spring decoration (video tutorial)
To celebrate spring, check out this video tutorial on how to make a gorgeous and super adorable DIY spring flower doll! You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Atelier Coração de Pano will teach you how to make a basic flower doll using some leftover fabric, a styrofoam ball, yarn, some paint, and a silk flower. The supplies for this tutorial are inexpensive but the outcome is so wonderful! Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll there are a lot of fun options and variations.
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Mr. and Mrs. dolls - wedding gift box (free sewing pattern)
Are you looking for the perfect handmade wedding party gift? Try this brilliant DIY project the Mr and Mrs dolls! With this unique wedding gift box you can gift a fun, personalized doll set accompanied with other small usual wedding presents (money,vouchers,tickets etc) In this nice craft blog you will find the free Mr and Mrs wedding doll patterns and (as usual) a step-by-step assembling tutorial. Of course you can personalize the dolls as much as you would like to or you can even add some other little things witch are closely related to the newlyweds.
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DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows (free sewing pattern)
DIY Ornament pillows! Can you tell how excited we are? These pillows can be made with basic sewing skills, and you can use a variety of materials to show you that you could really use anything! These DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows  are great “keep it forever” kinda DIY that you can pull out each holiday season. And that makes our heart super happy!
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DIY Bunny (Easter) Treat Bags with Free Pattern
Are you looking for a funny and adorable Easter treat bag? If yes, this super cute Easter bunny treat bag tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Just fill the bunnies up with your favorite Easter treat and tie their little ears in a knot. They are small so they are a great way to use up some scrap fabric you may have laying around.  These little guys are quick to make so you probably won't be able to stop at just one. Then on Easter they can be tucked in their Easter basket, or hidden with the eggs.
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How to make fabric carrots - cute Easter decor ( sewing pattern & tutorial )
If you love fun spring fabric projects , sewing fabric carrots may be just the project you need. Ameroonie Designs will show you how to make them from scrap fabrics in no time. These lovely fabric carrots are simple & fun, and just perfect as an Easter decor or as a soft kids' toy. Don’t be surprised if you end up sewing a whole lot more than you think you really need! Read the tutorial, and let's get sewing:
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DIY Felt cactus softie (free sewing pattern)
Your children will delight in this adorable DIY Cactus Plushy. It is easy to create with I Heart Crafty Things'handy template and tutorial! Cacti are among our favorite plants , and we think it will be very nice to have a few cacti around the house at summer. The solution? None other than some super-soft ( and everlasting ) felt cacti , of course! This felt cactus craft is easy, quick and the outcome is so lovely! This sweet felt cactus can be a great home decor or classroom decor at summer ! Get the free sewing pattern and tutorial at I Heart Crafty Things and create your very own fun cactus plushie :
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DIY Adorable little felt fox ( free pattern )
Look at this super adorable little felt fox! It's not just only a super cute nursery room decor or sweet handmade gift for your fox lover friends, but it also can be  a great decor in your home at autumn! This little felt fox is super easy to make and are perfect to whip up as a gift for someone or to keep for yourself.  Because felt is a very easy sewing material, you can make one even if you are a beginner in (hand) sewing! In this nice blog you will find a free felt fox sewing pattern and a super detailed written sewing tutorial as well!!
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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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DIY Sock kangaroo - soft toy for kids (free sewing pattern)
Please meet Mama Kass, the sock kangaroo, and Baby Kaden, the felt baby kangaroo! Craft Passion today share with us a super cute and free sock kangaroo sewing pattern!  The pattern on Craft Passion is a little lengthy but it is worth the read till the end. It has all the details you need to know on how to sew Mama Kass sock kangaroo and Baby Kaden felt kangaroo. Follow all the instructions well and you will be able to make one (or a whole family of) adorable sock plushies for your  kids or for yourself!
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DIY Fabric snowman lights
We simply love upcycling crafts! This snowman lamp decor by Restyled Junk is a perfect way to re-purpose some old clothes into something lovely! You can use these adorable snowman lamps as lovely Christmas / winter decors or you can use this fun fabric upcycling idea to wrap your presents in a unique / unusual way! ( Imagine a snowman pouch full with gifts and candies! ) Visit  Restyled Junk and learn how to make the snowman lights:
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DIY Sock elephant soft toy - upcycling craft idea
With this nice step-by-step sock plushie sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew this super adorable sock elephant!  This is the perfect sewing project for recycle some old (half-pair) socks! The color of the socks brings personality to the sock elephant, at times you will be surprised and get amused by how the sock elephant turns out. This free sock elephant pattern comes in 2 options, short legs sock elephant and long legs sock elephant. The short legs sock elephant is sewn from a pair of ankle socks while the the long legs sock elephant is sewn from a pair of crew socks.
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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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Adorable felt snowman plushie (Christmas decor) - video tutorial
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute , festive soft toy or Christmas decor ? Try this huggable snowman softie ! This festive felt snowman softie by Creative Mamy can be hand sewn from felt or fleece scraps. This adorable snowman plush toy can be a perfect Christmas gift for your kids / grandkids or you can use him to decorate your mantel at Christmas ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make your very own adorable snowman plushie. You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies , or sew/crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet little snowman face?
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Miniature angel plushie (or Christmas ornament) - free sewing pattern
Today Iryna shares with us this super adorable free miniature fabric angel plushie pattern! In this nice craft site you will find a pictorial & written sewing tutorial on how to sew this super cute Miniature angel plushie. With this adorable and easy sewing project you can use up your fabric scraps and lace trims easily and create gorgeous Christmas ornaments at the same time! Of course you can create large angel dolls for the kids with enlarging the original sewing pattern as well! Read this tutorial and sew a lovely Miniature angel ornament! (To use the pattern download link  please choose the "original language" button below! The pattern download link will be under the pictorial tutorial in blue. )
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Adorable soft doll with crocheted basket (sewing & crochet pattern)
This little Waldorf style soft doll is so adorable, we cant resist it! In this nice craft website you will find a free step-by-step doll making tutorial, a free sewing pattern and a free crochet pattern for the baby's basket as an extra! The fabric doll (and also the crocheted basket) is super easy to sew, you can make them in minutes from a little leftover fabric or from old unused clothes! Your kids will love this adorable little soft doll!  Handmade toys are always better than the store bought ones, because they has soo much personality, and you can choose the materials to sew from which is also a very nice thing!
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Sock hand puppets - fun recycling craft idea
With this fun and easy recycling kids craft idea you can upcycle your half pair socks into a fun toy for your kids ! These adorable and funny hand puppets are super easy to make , you won't need special crafting skills or materials to make them, just a sock , table tennis or styrofoam balls , googly eyes and a little ( fabric ) glue. You can even use your leftover Christmas decorations to make fun colorful hairstyles to them! How fun is it?! With this nice step-by-step video tutorial make some fun sock hand puppets will be a piece of cake!
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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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