As of 2016, some free, easy teddy bear patterns include a teddy bear-shaped blanket, Sebastian teddy bear pattern and folk art mohair teddy bear. These patterns are available online for free.
The teddy bear-shaped blanket pattern includes a pattern intended for beginner sewers, and the blanket typically can be completed in less than an evening. This teddy bear pattern doesn't require a sewing machine and is hand-sewn. The pattern includes detailed instructions, with photographs of each step of the project.
The Sebastian teddy bear pattern includes a list of needed materials and a link to two PDFs of the patternto download or print. Tips on how to complete the pattern include leaving a space open on each piece for stuffing the limbs. The pattern leaves some flexibility for the sewer to choose hardware.
The folk art mohair teddy bear pattern includes photos of two of the teddies in varying colors completed with bow ties around the neck. Links lead to the PDF instructions and to the cut out pattern needed to make the teddy bear. The directions include a list of needed supplies, instructions for each step of the project and a few tips to help make the project easier.