Little Hedgehog - PDF pattern/instructions


Downloadable pattern for an adorable little 5" tall hedgehog made from imported German mohair, boiled wool and felt. Stuffed with polyester fiberfill and ground walnut shells, with glass bead eyes, embroidered nose and nylon whiskers. Fabric marker is used to add shading, and the character is finished with a jaunty felt top hat, calico scarf and optional Dresden pince nez.

For experienced sewists, this project will advance your toymaking skills.

Download is in North American letter format. For A4, please email me:



What you'll need to create Little Hedgehog

Mohair hedgehog fabric: 6”x6”

Boiled wool or felt: 8”x6”

2 opaque black glass beads - 6/0 “E”

Black embroidery floss or perle cotton

Beige thread for stitching

Brown or black button/carpet thread
for joining

Nylon thread for whiskers .3mm

Polyester stuffing

Ground walnuts for added weight

Fabri-tac glue

Brown fabric marker

3”x3” Black felt for hat

Fabric for scarf

Pipe cleaner

Chopstick or turning stick

Optional: Disappearing marker for marking position of eyes, nose, mouth, Dresden gold pince nez

Standard supplies: Sharp scissors, pins, needle for hand sewing.


Please note:

No part of this pattern may be reproduced in any form. The patterns, templates, illustrations, photos and instructions are intended exclusively for personal non-commercial use. You may make as many hedgehogs as you like for yourself or as gifts, but not for sale. For questions regarding this pattern, please contact