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16 FREE Cat Stuffed Animal Patterns

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

Make a cat stuffed animal with this collection of sixteen free cat plush patterns, tutorials, and diy sewing projects gathered from all over the web, most with printable pdf templates.


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

Here you'll find a variety of cat plushies from whimsical storybook dolls to fun cartoon-style cats to more realistic cat and kitten designs. And some of the flat designs can even be used as pillows (you may need to enlarge your pattern for this).

And, of course, by making your own stuffed animal, you get to choose your fabrics and colors. Choose traditional fur in a neutral color for a more life-like cat plush. Or have some fun with bright colors and bold prints.


And although the three-dimensional patterns from fur might be a bit too challenging for a beginner, the simpler one-dimensional designs should be easy enough for a new sewer to make. And she can add visual interest to the simple design by choosing fabrics with bright colors and bold prints.

And sewing a stuffed animal can be a great way to use up those fabric scraps leftover from larger projects. They can also be a great way to use quilting pre-cuts, such as layer cake and fat quarter bundles.

And if you plan to sew your cat plush from fur, you may want to cut your fur in a single layer, which can make cutting easier and help keep you from accidentally cutting into your fur. Just remember to flip your second pattern piece over to cut opposites of pattern pieces that need it. If you plan to sew your cat plushie from felt, consider using a high quality wool felt instead of a cheaper acrylic felt. Your finished stuffed animal will probably look nicer and last longer. And if you want to be able to launder your finished cat, consider pre-washing your fabrics for color fastness and to prevent shrinkage in your finished softie.

And if you're making your stuffed cat as a toy for a small child, just remember not to add small embellishments that could come off and become a choking hazard (like buttons).


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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