Another member request — this time for more arctic animals! Designed by Krista, this felt seal stuffie is a beginner-friendly project that doesn’t require too many pieces of felt to craft.
As with all of our felt animal stuffies, we recommend using detail scissors for a more precise cut. Or you can use your Maker or Cameo 4 with our SVG file.
Seal the Deal
Ready to start crafting? Our felt seal stuffie would make the perfect holiday toy. Or you could use it to create an arctic-themed winter scene — along with our needle-felted penguins and felt polar bear. Our pattern below includes two sizes so you can make a marbled mama harper seal with dark grey spots and her little white pup with whiskers.
Of course you can always choose whatever felt colors you like for your seal stuffies. We just recommend using a high-quality felt so your handmade projects will hold up over time!
Skill level: Beginner
Stitches used: Blanket, straight, whip stitch, and double-running stitch. For step-by-step tutorials 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 Needles
- Straight Pins
- Stuffing Tool
- Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt — Marble, Slate, White, and Black
- Embroidery Floss — DMC Snow White (B5200), Pearl Grey (415), Dark Pewter Grey (413), and Black (310)
- Polyester Fiber Fill — Lia Griffith Stuffie Puff
- Black Safety Eyes — 5mm and 6mm
- Fabric Pen — Dritz Disappearing Ink
- Tacky Glue
How to Make a Felt Seal Stuffie
- Gather your craft tools and materials. Then download the pattern below.
- Cut out felt according to pattern using a cutting machine with a rotary blade (optional) or scissors. There are 2 patterns, one for the big seal and one for the seal pup.
- Match up the side pieces of the seal and pin together. Start to blanket stitch using 2 strands of matching embroidery floss, starting at the back flipper where indicated in the PDF pattern (the yellow dot) and in photo tutorial.
- Match up the forehead piece where indicated (the green dot in the PDF) at the back and continue to blanket stitch, attaching it to one side of the body.
Full tutorial available for members to download below.
Love working with felt? Check out all of our felt crafts here. Or find more felt animal stuffies you can make. We love seeing what you choose to craft, so make sure to share photos with us on our Facebook page for members or by tagging #MadeWithLia on Instagram.
Are you having trouble? Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you out.
Hello, I downloaded the seal stuffie pattern in December and I would like to find it. But I can’t get it on my account anymore, the site forces me to download it again. Could you help me? Thank you. Best regards, Anna Mahlerova
Can you email Hello@Liagriffith.com? Emily can assist you with this. 😉
🙁 i didn’t realise when i signed up that you had a limit on the number of patterns you can get each month!!! It looks like you can’t even get all the items you need for one project under one download!
Hi Fenella! As a monthly member, you get our monthly craft collection, which contains 16 projects, 12 bonus downloads, and a live monthly workshop. You also get 5 extra projects in addition to this. All of the files within a project count as one project download. So for example, if you downloaded the PDF pattern, SVG cut file, instructions, and photo tutorial for this felt seal, that would all count as one project download and you’d have 4 remaining projects left.
Your patterns look awesome.
So happy you like it!
They are so cute! Lovely idea to make mama and baby 🙂
Thank you! Glad you like them 🙂