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How to Make Stuffed Animals: Modern, Simple Patterns and Instructions for 18 Projects


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Learn how to make 18 stuffed animal projects with original sewing patterns and illustrated instructions with this endearing new guide!

With a complete overview of techniques and materials, How to Make Stuffed Animals shows that making these cuddly creatures is fun, addictive, and much easier than one would think. Anyone who has completed the most basic of sewing projects can master the projects in this book, and these cute creations can be used as decorative objects for the home or as great handmade gifts.

Inside, you’ll find adorable animals like:

- A squirrel holding an acorn

- A grizzly bear

- A raccoon

- A horse

- A bird mobile

- Cute canines

- Furry felines

- And many more

Explore a comprehensive range of animals in a modern and simple style with How to Make Stuffed Animals!

About the Author

Sian Keegan is a textile designer and stuffed animal maker based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work can be found in shops in the U.S. and abroad and online at All her pieces are made from vintage and found fabrics. She is best known for her 3D Pet Portraits, a custom-made stuffed animal based on pet owners’ dogs and cats. Sian has been making stuffed animals since she launched her business in 2007 at Brooklyn’s annual Renegade Craft Fair. She has taught popular classes at Lena Corwin’s Fort Greene studio, in which students of various skill levels are shown how to make the stuffed animal of their choice. Sian’s work has been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Anthology magazine, and Modern Dog. Visit her online at

Jennifer Korff, who operates under the moniker Sophik, is a designer, illustrator and photographer. Upon practicing her skills at Moore College of Art and Design when she was young, Jen later attended the Rochester Institute of Technology where she acquired a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree as well as an Associate of Science degree in Photography. View her work at

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Things to Know Before You Make Your Animals





Hand Stitches

Chapter 2: Projects

PROJECT 1: Bunny

PROJECT 2: Narwhal

PROJECT 3: Dachshund

PROJECT 4: Squirrel

PROJECT 5: Deer Cake Topper

PROJECT 6: Spring Deer

PROJECT 7: Grizzly Bear

PROJECT 8: Bulldog

PROJECT 9: Sitting Cat

PROJECT 10: Raccoon


PROJECT 12: Hedgehog Mobile

PROJECT 13: Penguin Holiday Ornament

PROJECT 14: Prize-Winning Pony


PROJECT 16: Mouse

PROJECT 17: Fluffy Sheep

PROJECT 18: Tiger

Chapter 3: Patterns


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Modern, Simple Patterns and Instructions for 18 Projects
Keegan, Sian
Korff, Jennifer
Quarry Books
Stuffed Animals
Crafts - Sewing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
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10 x 8.5 in

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