Rilla Raccoon pattern - step-by-step instructions and illustrations

This listing is for a PDF pattern to make Rilla Raccoon and her sunny yellow rain coat. The pattern features the beautiful cover photo (showing Rilla on her swing) and features step-by-step instructions and illustrations that guide you through making of this delightful felt plush raccoon.

This 10-page pattern is designed to be accessible to beginner adults and advanced hand-stitchers.

Willa stands 6 1/2 inches tall from her toes to the tips of her ears.


  • Illustrated sewing pattern
  • US Imperial Measurement
  • Size finishes at 6-inches tall
  • Suitable for Beginner adults

Materials you need at home:

Materials: *Gray felt (body): Two 5"x 7" pieces *White wool felt (Cheeks and chest): 4.5"x 5" *Black felt (eye patch): 3"x 4" *Yellow wool felt (coat): Two 5"x 7" pieces *Red wool felt (boots): 3"x 4" *Light blue wool felt (pockets and boots): 3"x 4" *Pipe cleaners: 3 six-inch and 1 twelve inch *Embroidery thread to match the felt colors
*Black embroidery thread for the eyes. *6/0 black opaque glass beads for the eyes *Wool stuffing: 10 to 12 grams

Tools *Embroidery needle (#7 to #8) *Small sharp scissors *A bamboo skewer for pushing in the stuffing.

Suzanne Paterson 11.11.2016, 10:42
  • (5 out of 5 stars)
Beautifully written pattern with excellent instruction.

Cynthia Treen

Cynthia Treen is a Rhode Island based designer and textile artist. Her work with Dosa, Martha Stewart Living and the PBS program “Cultivating Life” have been featured in both magazines and on television. She currently splits her time between private commissions and product design work. Her book “Last Minute Fabric Gifts” was published in 2006.

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