Category Archives: Try these FREE PATTERNS

FREE elephant sewing pattern with it’s trunk UP!

Posted under BlogNEW Softie PatternsTry these FREE PATTERNS on 2015-03-09 08:10:18

My FREE elephant sewing pattern with it’s trunk UP is available for you to download! It’s part of the Sew Mama Sew celebrations for their 6 weeks of SOFTIES LOVE.


Sew Mama Sew Contributor

You can download my sweet little ellie pattern NOW – just pop over to their blog (Sew Mama Sew ) to get the FREE PATTERN!!!

elephant toy pattern Pauline McArthur

To add to the SOFTIES fun, I am hosting a


Sew Mama Sew blog readers!

For 1 week only (starting March 11 2015) you can get 25% off ALL of my Funky Friends Factory Instant DOWNLOAD Toy Patterns!

25 percent OFF COUPON

You can see ALL my Instant DOWNLOAD toy patterns here ->


Toy Patterns>>

or simply click the image below!

Instant Download Toy Patterns

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FREE Christmas Hats Sewing Pattern!

Posted under BlogTry these FREE PATTERNS on 2014-12-06 02:39:18

As a Christmas treat I’m giving away my FREE Christmas Hats sewing pattern that I have designed in 6 sizes so there’s one for every member of the family –  softies and humans too!

Yeeeehar ~>

Free Christmas hats sewing pattern

Now you can sew Christmas Hats

for EVERYONE!!!!

At first I had planned to design the free Christmas Hats Pattern for all my Funky Friends soft toys only BUT I had so much fun sewing them that I have added to the pattern and included sizing the pattern for kiddies, teenagers/small adults as well as a large adult size so there’s a size to fit everyone!

Funky Friends Factory free Christmas hats sewing pattern

I took a pic of me wearing each of the 3 hat sizes for comparison. Here I am modelling the kiddies, teenage(small adult) and large adult version of the Christmas hats.

Small, medium and

OMG where I am I???

Free Christmas hats pattern - fleece

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FREE Felt Cup Cake Pattern and Photo Tutorial

Posted under BlogNEW Softie PatternsToy-making TIPS & TUTORIALSTry these FREE PATTERNS on 2012-08-23 11:49:52

For my birthday this year I created a FREE felt cup cake softie pattern… why?

… just because I FELT like it!


Sorry, I just couldn’t help myself! 🙂

FREE felt cup cake pattern - Happy Birthday

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FREE knitted sheep pattern for YOU!

Posted under Toy-making TIPS & TUTORIALSTry these FREE PATTERNSUncategorized on 2012-05-09 06:17:26

You might think that I ONLY love to SEW toys…. but when I can’t get near my sewing machine,

I also like to KNIT!

So it’s NOT THAT strange that when I was first thinking about my

INSOMNIAC Teddy Bear pattern design, I wanted to make a KNITTING PATTERN for Izzy’s sleepy sheep. I thought it would be FUN for me to be able to knit some sheep while I was up with insomnia in the middle of the night – AND way less noisy than my sewing machine!!!

Sheep pattern knitting

BUT, because I know that some people cannot knit, I designed her a cute sewn sheep instead and I was going to leave it like that,  BUT then,

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FREE Gingerbread Man Sewing Pattern for Christmas!

Posted under BlogTry these FREE PATTERNS on 2011-12-04 08:45:12

Gingerbread Men for EVERYONE!!!!

Gingerbread man softie pattern

As a Christmas Treat I’m giving all the newsletter subscribers “Ginger the Gingerbread Man” Pattern for FREE! NOW, I KNOW some of you have already got Ginger as part of the Slush Snowman Sewing Pattern

BUT hey, I just think

Everyone SHOULD share Christmas with


So if you haven’t already got the “Gingerbread Pattern” you can get it for FREE here this Christmas!

CLICK HERE for the Gingerbread Man Pattern>>

Happy Christmas and ALL the best for 2012!

Pauline McArthur - Funky Friends Factory.

Happy Sewing,