You cannot get much easier than this for a pattern. It uses fleece, which is a great material for kids items. It washed well, holds up to a serious beating, it's cheap, and it's easy to sew. For this pattern I also used some scraps of cotton to applique on the tummy and for the ears. You could use all felt if you wanted. I used safety eyes, but simple eyes from felt would also work for a baby.
The basic instructions are:
Cut 2 bodies from fleece or cotton
Cut 1 tummy from fleece or cotton
Cut 2 ears from fleece
Cut 2 ears from contrasting fleece or cotton
Cut 1 tummy (it's an oval - no pattern piece provided)
Cut 1 nose from fleece or felt (small triangle)
Cut 2 eyes
On one piece of the body, applique on the tummy, nose and eyes. Stitch on a mouth.
Place your ears RIGHT sides together and stitch. Trim and turn.
On the RIGHT side of the Bunny Body Back, put the ears on the top of the head, pointing down so that they will be caught in the seam. Layer the body front RIGHT side down onto the back. Sew around the bunny body, leaving the bottom (the flat part) open to turn and stuff. Trim, turn and stuff the bunny. Stitch the bottom closed with the machine. You could put a couple of short (less than 2 inches) ribbon loops in there for baby to chew on, but the ears will probably be enough.
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