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Pip - Dress Up Bunch Kitty Softie Pattern



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Meet Pip!

I'm not sure if Pip is a girl cat or a boy cat - I didn't check under the tail. :-)

I do know that Pip loves to play dress up - unlike any cat I've ever met!

Pip is one of The Dress Up Bunch and can share clothes with everyone else in the group. Fun! Pip has weighted hands and feet for excellent flop, arms and legs that will go in any direction for great play and easy dressability, and plenty of cuteness! Pip is also very easy to make. 😁

Please note - this pattern is just for the doll. None of the clothes you see in the photos are included, but there's a free pattern here for Play Clothes (a shirt and pair of shorts), and one here for an easy skirt.

This is exclusively available as a PDF pattern, delivered instantly and ready to print onto letter-size paper. No shipping costs and no waiting!

Pattern Details

You Get. . .

  • A digital pattern delivered by email. (If you're not sure what a PDF pattern is, you'll find more info here.)
  • full-sized pattern for Pip and a collar – no enlarging needed
  • detailed instructions and lots of step by step photos – you’ll never feel lost or wonder if you’re doing it right
  • links to videos teaching you all the skills you’ll need to complete the project

All the Dress Up Bunch dolls (except Mini Lizzie) can wear all of the Dress Up Bunch outfits and accessories.


Pip is 17 inches tall from head to toe – 11 inches when sitting.


Pip is very easy to make – a great project for beginners.

All the parts are nice and roomy for easy turning and stuffing, they all tuck easily inside the body for the final assembly, and there’s a nice straight back seam for turning and stuffing that’s easy to sew up by hand.

If you know how to use your sewing machine you can make Pip.

Materials Needed

You can find links to sources for many of my favorite tools and supplies here.

You'll Need. . .

For Pip
  • 1/2 yard fabric
  • scraps of contrasting fabric for optional muzzle applique (useful if you're making Pip from fur)
  • scrap of felt for nose
  • embroidery thread for mouth and whiskers
  • 12 mm safety eyes
  • plastic pellets (I like Poly­Pellets Weighted Stuffing Beads)
  • polyfill stuffing (I like Soft Touch Poly­fil Supreme Fiberfill)
For the collar (optional)
  • scrap of fabric
  • scrap of felt
  • embroidery thread
  • 9mm snap or a small bit of Hook & Loop Tape

You might also want. . .

  • a bit of Sulky Sticky Fabri-solvy for the name tag on the collar
  • Thread Magic
  • size #8 embroidery needle

This pattern is not available for commercial resale. That means you may not copy and sell or digitally distribute the pattern or any variation of the pattern

For example, you may not print the pattern and sell those copies.


You may, however, sell anything you make with Shiny Happy World patterns as long as you are the one making it.

For example, if you're using this pattern to make dolls and clothing which you sell at a craft fair or in an online shop, that's great!

Talk to Me

If you're hiring out any part of the process, please get in touch and we'll work out a fair licensing agreement.

For example, if you want to hire someone to machine embroider the faces, or do all the stuffing for you, those two scenarios would require a licensing agreement. Get in touch! I'm easy to talk to. :-)

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Theresa Smith
Loved making PIp

Enjoyed making PIP, I had already made Squeak so Pip was pretty much the same except she is a cat, lol! Recommend making these dress up bunch animals with so many options for clothes. I think my granddaughter will have so much fun playing dress up with them. Also, made the overall set from Wendi for Pip to wear.