31+ Easy Softies to Sew for Beginners

Sew a Softie Month has come to an end, but that means there’s a new lot of softie tutorials out there for you to check out! Yay! These tutorials are perfect for beginnings sewers, children or adults. Many of them involve hand sewing, but there’s no reason who you can’t adapt them to do with a sewing machine.

Below I have put together a round up of all the bloggers who participated in Sew a Softie Month with links to their tutorials. Many will have templates to download as well.

You can find my tutorial right down at the 17th July 😀.

31+ Easy Softies to Sew for Beginners

July 1Trixi from Coloured Buttons shows you haw to make there cute Mini Softies in a Jar (printable template included)softies in a jar coloured buttons
 
July 2 – Tina from Miss Daisy Patterns has created a little Fairy Doll Pattern (the instructions and template are no longer free, though)

fairy girl pattern

July 3Mignon Prider Design has created this great tutorial for making a plushie family using your own images. You can also check out my tutorial for printing straight onto fabric or using heat transfer paper to make these.
my plushie family
July 4 – Maggy from Red Ted Art shows you how to make a strawberry softie!
strawberry softie
July 5 – Abbie from While She Naps got her children involved to create tutorials for the event. Her daughter, Stella, made a smiley face emoji tutorial and her other daughter, Roxanne, made a tutorial for a felt Cthulhu.
smiley face emojicthulhu softie
July 6 – Mollie from Wild Olive has created a tutorial for an embroidered alpaca softie. (free template to download)
embroidered alpaca softie
July 7 – Elisa Allen from Make Film Play shows you how to make this gorgeous dachshund softie. (free template to download)
dachshund softie
July 8 – Laura from Colourful Minds shows you how to make woolly jumper creatures
woolly jumper creatures
July 9Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine designer, Jo Carter, shows you how to make some big eared bunnies.
big eared bunnies
July 10 -Amie, author of the Sewing School book, has a helper showing you how to make a pineapple softie (free template to download)
pineapple softie
July 10 – Nic Hahn from Mini Matisse shows you how to make groovy little owl softies
owl softies
July 11 – Damjana from AppleGreen Cottage shows you how to make some star softies! (free template to download)
star softie
July 12 – MaryAnne from Mama Smiles shows you how to design and sew softies based on children’s designs.
softies based on childrens designs
July 14 – Joanna from the Blue Barn shows you how to make tea towel softies
tea towel softies
July 15 – Penny from Mother Natured shows you how to sew a leaf softie.
Sew-a-leaf-softie
July 16 – Simply Sewing magazine has a tutorial in issue 8 for these Sea life softie keyrings. You can download the templates for free though.
July 16 – Bustle & Sew have this tutorial for a pin cushion mouse. (tutorial and template free to download)
pin cushion mice
July 17 – Sarah White from Our Daily Craft Kid-Directed Softie Projects
titanoboa-softie
July 17 – Here’s my tutorial where I show you how to make emoji pillows. (free templates to download)
DIY Emoji Pillows plus free templates!
July 18 – Cintia from My Poppet makes these super cute little pocket pals!pocket-pals_12
July 19 – Liezel from Happiness @ nr4 shows you how to sew children led softies 
fish softie
July 20 – Part 1: Deborah Fisher from Fish Museum and Circus has a tutorial for making a giant pencil softie! I love these!
giant pencil pillow
July 21 – Natalie Kramer from Schaeresteipapier shows you how to make a can of sardine softies!can of sardine softies
July 24 – The Scorer Family over at Make it Your Own show you how to make Softies Back Pack Tags.

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July 25 – Kate Grono from The Craft Train shows you how to make this cute drawstring bag.felt drawstring bag
July 27 – Colleen Bell from The Embroiderist  show you how to sew Harry the Hippo. (free template to download)
harry the hippo
July 27 – Part 2: Deborah Fisher from Fish Museum and Circus show you how to sew a giant quilt (to go with that giant pencil)
giant paper quilt
July 28 – Ula from Lulu & Celeste show you how to sew a Mia bunny.mia bunny
July 29 – Kasia from The Crafty Mummy Blog show you how to make a carrot softie. Perfect for Mia bunny!
carrot softie
July 30 – Chanelle Avenue shows you how to make a cloud cushion on her YouTube channel.
July 30 – Hannah shows you how to make a kitten softies on her YouTube channel.
July 31 – Liezel from Happiness @ nr4 shows you how to make these foxie softies.
foxie softie
July 31 Nell Regan from Rhythms of Play shows you how to make a pocket pet mouse How-to-sew-a-pocket-pet-mouse-softie-pin4
Sew a Softie Month has been loads of fun once again. A big thanks to Trixi for organising the Month long event! I hope you have seen something here that you would like to sew or sew with a child!
Be sure to join the Sew a Softie Facebook group so you can get involved next year!
Until next time,
Domenica
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