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Sewing with faux fur – 22+ sewing tutorials and patterns

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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.

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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 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

stuffed animal on a christmas stocking

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.

Perfect for colder temperatures, try this faux fur scarf DIY from Creative Fashion Blog. If you prefer an infinity scarf style, check out this tutorial from Aesthetic Nest.

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.

faux fur llama sewing pattern

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.

This is no sew but a fun way to use up large scraps – make a furry stool with A Beautiful Mess! This pink version is fun too.

I love headbands and this faux fur headband DIY from Love Maegan would be perfect for fancy winter dressing.

how to sew a faux fur throw

Mix your faux fur with some soft flannel, with this DIY throw blanket tutorial over at Sweet Red Poppy.

I love the vintage feel of this faux fur collar, with a free pattern and tutorial from Tilly and the Buttons – or check out this version that uses a scarf to close from Trash to Couture.

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.

hand holding white fur pom pom

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!

faux fur purse tutorial

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.

free animal hood fur sewing pattern

This animal hood/hat pattern is SO cute, from Lemon Squeezy Home.

fur clutch tutorial

My kids would go nuts for this fur clutch/zipper pouch with a tutorial at Hungry Hippie Sews. [2024 edit – this post was deleted but leaving it up for visual inspiration]

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LAJ Robinson

Friday 20th of August 2021

Your fabric selection is out of this world, will you tell me where you get your fabrics from. I need a faux fur company. Thanks for your imput.

Stephanie - Swoodson Says

Tuesday 4th of July 2023

upcycled from old clothes or JOANN!

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