Sewing with faux fur – 22+ sewing tutorials and patterns! If you’re ready to sew for winter, check out one of these fun fur sewing projects. There are ideas for sewing with fur for adults, kids, home, and apparel.
It’s hard to resist petting the bolts when you hit the fur aisle, it’s all so cozy! I don’t do a ton of fur and fleece sewing because I prefer natural fibers, but it sneaks its way into my cart every now and again. Many fur sewing tutorials only take a little bit of fabric so this is a great list to scan so you can use up the other pieces instead of storing them again!
I read several posts about sewing with fur before I started working with it myself, and my favorite is over at Fabric.com. If you’re inspired but not sure where to buy faux fur, try shopping small on Etsy, browsing JOANN’s selection, or don’t forget about buying a faux fur blanket and chopping it up: either new or even better secondhand from the thrift store!
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Sewing with faux fur – 22+ sewing tutorials and patterns
Adding the 3-D upcycle stuffie is 100% optional; but you can see how to sew a faux fur Christmas stocking with my free pattern and tutorial here on Swoodson Says.
This pattern has been a surprise hit, with so many readers sharing their version of the bunny pillow, see the tutorial and free pattern here on Swoodson Says.
I adore this sweet llama stuffie pattern from Ric Rac Sews, the embroidered details are so cute.
If you celebrate Christmas, make a cozy fur tree skirt to set presents on with this free pattern and tutorial from Made for Mermaids.
I love headbands and this faux fur headband DIY from Love Maegan would be perfect for fancy winter dressing.
Mix your faux fur with some soft flannel, with this DIY throw blanket tutorial over at Sweet Red Poppy.
This looks so cozy for winter, see how to sew a simple fur earwarmer over at Orange Bettie!
Get cozy for winter with this free fur vest pattern from Straight Stitch Designs.
Sew a sweet, fuzzy lined hat with this free pattern from Delia Creates.
See how to make a faux fur pom pom with this hand sewing tutorial from Cucicucicoo – these are perfect for hats, stockings, garland, adding to a scarf, a keychain, or sewing on to a cozy throw blanket!
I can’t believe this is handmade, it looks so professional, with a faux fur bucket bag tutorial at Sew4Home.
Probably the fastest tutorial in the list, see how to sew a faux fur pillow with this tutorial over at Fleece Fun.
Jazz up some old boots while keeping your calves warm with this creative fur boot cover tutorial over at Sew DIY.
This animal hood/hat pattern is SO cute, from Lemon Squeezy Home.
My kids would go nuts for this fur clutch/zipper pouch with a tutorial at Hungry Hippie Sews.
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- At the risk of strangers petting your bag, this fur tote from Design Love Feast is adorable.
- Good for costumes or fancy dress up, this simple fur capelet tutorial at 5 Minutes for Mom looks easy.