Miss Maggie Rabbit Softie Sewing Pattern


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Meet Miss Maggie Rabbit! This little bunny is entirely stitched by hand and made of wool-blend felt. She wears a (machine-stitched) peasant dress, sports removable boots, and has a hand-knit capelet to keep her warm. With this pattern and a few supplies, you can make a dressed-up Maggie of your very own!

Please note: All of the clothes designed for Maggie are interchangeable and will fit the rabbit, kitty, deer, and fox softie dolls. They will also fit all of the Dovegray dolls.

Separate, individually downloadable PDF patterns are also available for lots of other clothes and accessories so you can add to your rabbit wardrobe.

This pattern includes:

  • Stitching instructions with photos
  • Embroidery tutorial
  • Knitting pattern
  • Pattern templates

Finished Size: About 18" (45.5cm) tall (including her ears)

To make Miss Maggie Rabbit, you will need:

For Maggie:

  • One 12" x 18" (30cm x 46cm) piece of National Nonwovens wool-blend felt in color #WCF2612 Sandstone 
  • One 4" x 5" (10cm x 13cm) piece of Liberty Tana Lawn cotton in Eloise (Pink)

For her dress:

  • Two 9" x 14" (23cm x 36cm) pieces of Liberty Tana Lawn cotton
  • One yard (91cm) elastic thread

For her boots:

  • One 5" x 8" (13cm x 20cm) piece of National Nonwovens wool-blend felt in color #TOY2616 Havana Gold

For her capelet:

  • 40 yards (10g) of Brown Sheep Nature Spun sport-weight yarn

As well as:

  • Three colors of 6-ply DMC cotton embroidery floss: #3023 (Tan), #3021 (Dark Brown), and #823 (Navy)
  • Size US5 (3.75mm) knitting needles
  • Size #5 embroidery needle for stitching rabbit
  • Size #18 chenille needle for elastic thread
  • Water-erase fabric marker
  • Paper scissors, sharp fabric scissors, and sharp-tipped embroidery scissors
  • Sewing machine and thread to match dress fabric
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Wool batting and hemostats for stuffing Maggie
  • Pink stamp pad and small, short-bristled paintbrush
  • Spray starch, and spray bottle with water
  • Marker matching color of dress fabric (to dye elastic)

Please note: Miss Maggie is a special bunny, and she, along with all the members of the Little Animal Family and the Dovegray Dolls, are not meant to be played with by unsupervised babies or small children who might swallow her boots or her capelet, or chew off an ear or a leg. Please use your judgement and watch your baby or child carefully when they are playing with handmade softies, or any toys with smaller parts. Thank you!

Please note: This pattern is available as a downloadable PDF pattern only. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print this pattern on your home computer.