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Bartholomew Bunny Softie Pattern

Super Easy!


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Bartholomew Bunny is usually the first project I have my students make when I teach a softie-making class. It's a great way to learn some basic softie techniques, and after you get this one under your belt you'll have all the skills you need to start making all kinds of softies. It's a workshop disguised as a pattern!

You'll also have a super cute, baby-safe, huggable stuffed bunny! Line your bunny's ears with satin for extra baby love. :-)

This is exclusively available as a PDF pattern, delivered instantly and ready to print onto letter-size paper. No shipping costs and no waiting! If you're not sure what a PDF pattern is, you'll find more info here.

Pattern Details

You'll Get. . .

  • A digital PDF file delivered instantly by email. If you're not sure what that is, there's more info here.
  • Full-sized pattern pieces – 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


The finished bunny is 9 inches tall (16 inches if you count the floppy ears) and 6 1/2 inches wide across the bottom - the perfect size for snuggling.


Super easy! I've made this exact pattern with kids as young as 6. It's easy and fun and oh-so-satisfying. :-) Bartholomew Bunny is really fun to make out of outgrown clothes - and works just as well with stretchy fabrics like T-shirts.

Materials Needed

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

You'll Need. . .

  • 1/3 yard main fabric
  • scraps of fabric for ear linings
  • embroidery thread
  • felt scraps for hands, feet, nose, and tail
  • stuffing (I like Fairfield brand Soft Touch Poly-fil Supreme Fiberfill)

You might also want. . .

  • two 9mm safety eyes (if you're making it for someone over 3 years old)

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 stuffed animals which you sell at a craft fair or in an online shop, that's great!


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. :-)


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