We have been asked by members to create some hand-stitched farm animals. So we are starting off with a felt billy goat stuffie that Krista designed, complete with horns and a little embroidery floss beard.
Like our other 3D stuffies, you will need to have a basic knowledge of construction to make this felt billy goat. But of course we have a photo tutorial for you to follow along step by step!
Got Your Goat
This felt billy goat is a fun barnyard toy for kids and is perfect for creative play. Craft it for your own kids, or make it as a gift for your favorite little ones. As with all of our felt animal stuffies, we recommend using detail scissors for a more precise cut.
Since this felt billy goat has ears and horns to sew on, this is an intermediate project. So if you’re more of a beginner, we recommend trying this felt dog first. Whatever you make, be sure to share it with us on our Facebook page for members or by tagging #MadeWithLia.
Skill level: Intermediate.
Stitches used: Blanket stitch, whip stitch, and straight stitch. If you need more guidance on these stitches, check out our embroidery guide.
Crafting Tips: New to crafting felt animal stuffies and want to learn more? Take our mini course, 8 Easy Steps to Create Any Felt Stuffie.
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- Cricut Maker or Silhouette Cameo 4 (optional)
- Detail Scissors
- Embroidery Needle
- Straight Pins
- Stuffing Tool
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt — Doe Brown, Almond, and Peat Moss
- Embroidery Floss — DMC Medium Mocha Beige (3863), Light Brown(434), and Black (310)
- Polyester Fiber Fill — Lia Griffith Stuffie Puff
- Safety Eyes – 5mm
- Fabric Pen — Dritz Disappearing Ink
- Tacky Glue
How to Make a Felt Billy Goat Stuffie
- Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the pattern below.
- Cut out felt according to pattern using a cutting machine or scissors.
- Sew the legs to the underside piece using 2 strands of the matching mocha embroidery floss and a whip stitch, working from what will be the inside of the legs. Match and follow the curve of the leg openings, and ensure that the legs are facing the right way.
- Repeat this step for all of the goat legs.
Full tutorial available for members to download below.
Love this DIY project? Browse all of our felt stuffies for more patterns and tutorials. Or see more felt crafts you can make here. We also think it would be cute to make these mini veggies out of crepe paper for your felt billy goat to “munch” on!
Are you having trouble? Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you out.
The whole reason I paid for a subscription was to get the pattern for this goat. I’m making a farm theme mobile and had to have this goat pattern! I’m finding other fun patterns now too! I reduced the pattern size to work for me, and made my goat into a Boer Goat. I love him! Thanks! I’m sharing a link to the photo:
This looks adorable. Love the colors you picked. I hope you find more projects you can make too!
I just finished making these for the 3 Billy Goats Gruff for our Kinder children to use for small parts story making. They are adorable 🥰
Your SVG file doesn’t seem to be working for this one?
We just checked it and it looks okay on our end. Did you uncompress the file?
Awww! I absolutely love goats!
He’s so cute, I can’t wait to sew him. He would make a great Black Phillip.
Beautiful! Have you thought of making some sheep?
Krista is planning to make a full barnyard next year. 🙂
Love this pattern! I think I’ll make three for a 3 Billy Goats Gruff retelling 😍
That would be adorable!!
I was just searching and searching the internet yesterday for a goat pattern. Then today this one came up on your site. YAY! thanks so much!
Yay, great timing! Can’t wait to see your version 🙂