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30+ FREE Bird Stuffed Animal Patterns

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Sew a cute bird plushie with this collection of over thirty free bird stuffed animal patterns, tutorials, and diy sewing projects gathered from all over the web, most with printable templates. Here you'll find owls, chickens, swans, penguins, and more, to sew from either woven fabric or felt.


**Please scroll down the page for the links to the free patterns**

Sewing a stuffed animal can be a great way to use up any larger fabric scraps you have leftover from other sewing projects. And for your stuffing, you can even use chopped up smaller fabric scraps (that would be too small for most sewing projects) instead of traditional fiberfill. And it can also be a great way to use any quilting pre-cuts you have such as fat quarters, layer cakes, and even jelly rolls. And you can have fun mixing and matching your prints to create even more visual interest in your softie.


And one of the simpler plush designs should be easy enough for a beginner to sew, especially if she sews it from a medium weight woven fabric instead of fur, which will be easier for her to work with.

If your bird design calls for using felt, consider using a high quality wool felt, which will likely make your finished bird look nicer and last longer than the cheaper acrylic felt found in most craft stores.

And since the pattern pieces for stuffed animals tend to be quite small, consider cutting them from a light weight cardboard instead of paper. Then trace around the cardboard templates to mark the cutting lines onto your fabric.

And if you want to be able to launder your finished softie, consider prewashing your fabric (especially if your fabric is 100% cotton) to prevent shrinkage of your finished item and to wash out any excess dye.

And just remember, if your bird plush is intended for a baby or small child, to not embellish it with anything that could come off and become a choking hazard (like buttons). Consider embroidering the eyes and other facial features of your bird instead. You may also want to stitch your seams twice for added durability.


Also, this page may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a commission if you purchase something from one of these websites (but the patterns linked to should be free).


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Free Bird Stuffed Animal Patterns