Sew a Plushie Workshop

Program Type:

Arts and Crafts, DIY

Program Description

Event Details

Try out a new creative project at home with the ideaLAB.

In this online session you will learn to sew a small stuffed creature by following along with a printable pattern.

This beginner sewing project will teach you basic hand stitching techniques while customizing a plushie that can be used as a keepsake, decoration, or gift. A video tutorial for the project is available at if you can't attend the live program or want to review the project at another time.

To follow along with the project you will need:

  • Printed pattern (2 pages) - download link. We recommend printing and cutting out pattern pieces prior to event.
  • Felt or fabric - a fabric that doesn't fray when cut works best
  • Pencil, pen, or chalk - to trace pattern on your fabric.
  • Scissors
  • Sewing or embroidery thread
  • Needle
  • Stuffing, scrap fabric, or cut up plastic bags - to stuff the project with.
  • Optional decorating supplies such as buttons, googly eyes, scrap fabric, 
  • Optional hot glue gun or craft glue for attaching decorations.

This is a casual learning environment, and makers of all skill levels are welcome.

The program will be held on Google Meet at No Google Account or sign-in is required. If you would prefer to call in, you can dial (US) +1 720-477-2249 and then enter the PIN: 711 747 892‬#

All virtual programs have automated voice to text captioning available. If the program you are attending is hosted with Google Meet, view these instructions. To request a sign language interpreter or live captions for a program hosted on Zoom or in person, contact or 720-913-8487, with a three (3) business-day notice. For other public accommodation requests/concerns related to a disability, please contact