SUN SEWING PATTERN – very easy sewing pattern & tutorial for beginners


Cute & Easy Sun Pillow Pattern

Are you looking for a very simple but also very cute beginner sewing and embroidery project? Look no further!

This super cute, happy sun pillow is perfect for beginners! It is the easiest of all my patterns!

The sun pillow is made from soft, vibrant yellow wool felt, with only one basic sewing seam and two basic embroidery seams.

With its happy, always smiley face on one side, and the heartwarming message “You are my sunshine” on the other, this sun pillow will brighten anybody’s day. It will make a perfect gift for a baby girl or baby boy, or a pretty addition to the nursery, and kids room, and also a thoughtful handmade gift for a baby shower.

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  • Sun pillow is an easy sewing pattern for beginners
  • Step by step photo instructions with easy to follow written instructions (measures in centimeters & inches)
  • Full-size printable pattern template
  • Tips & tricks for toy sewing and embroidery making
  • My support, if you get stuck for any reason at all, just message me here on Etsy, and we will find a solution together.

✂ Creating this adorable sun pillow, you will learn

  • backstitch embroidery stitch
  • how to transfer embroidery to the fabric
  • what is the difference between wool and acrylic (craft) felt and which is better for making soft toys
  • how to stuff the toys correctly
  • other small tricks

A very detailed step-by-step picture tutorial will help you confidently transform colorful pieces of fabric into a cute sun.

✂ Finished size (approximately)

19 cm x 19 cm / 7.5 in x 7.5 in

✂ Time needed

1 -2 hours for beginners

✂ Materials needed

  • Yellow wool felt (21 cm x 42 cm / 8.5 in x 17 in)
  • Light pink wool felt for the cheeks
  • Embroidery thread: dark pink, blue, green, orange, white
  • 2 small blue/black buttons or 2 small circles of black felt for eyes
  • Yellow sewing thread
  • Toy or pillow stuffing
  • Dark transfer paper

You will also need a sewing machine, pins, needle, scissors, trick marker, or chalk.




PLEASE NOTE: the purchase of this pattern gives you the right to craft and sell items made from it online or at craft fairs. However, mass production, resale, and distribution of pattern pieces and instructions are prohibited. Please, give credit to Sew Toy Design as the original designer, and add a link to my shop in any written communication.


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