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easy teddy bear pattern
3.34 from 6 votes


A quick and easy teddy bear pattern in two sizes! A great sewing project to make with kids, and perfect for Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes, too!
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost: $1


  • sewing machine
  • pins
  • scissors
  • needle


  • teddy bear pattern 2 sizes available
  • Fabric printed for the front, and solid for the back
  • Thread
  • Stuffing


  • Cut out two teddy bear shapes from fabric. Cotton and flannel are great options.
    cut out two bear shapes
  • Pin the two teddy shapes together, with the right sides of the fabric facing each other. Leave the area between the legs open.
    pin bear sections together
  • Sew, using a 1/4″ or 3/8″ seam allowance.
    stitch around bear
  • Clip the corners and curves close to the stitching, but do not clip your stitches! This will make smooth curves and pointy corners when you turn the bear right side out.
    clip bear along curves
  • Turn the bear right side out.
  • Fill with stuffing, nice and tight!
    stuff bear
  • Hand stitch closed. A whipstitch is a simple stitch for kids!



Don't forget to clip those curves! This is such an important step to make sure that the bears don’t have a wonky shape to them! 🙂