Spring Chicken Pattern

on April 6 | in Sewing Tutorials + Patterns | by | with 246 Comments

Amy from Badskirt (and our board) shares a Spring Chicken Pattern & Tutorial today. It’s available as a free PDF download.

Kick off Spring Sewing Month with a flock of your own!

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246 Responses to Spring Chicken Pattern

  1. Run says:

    Learnt something today. Thanks! 🙂

  2. raajia says:

    What a great little chicken ! I would love to make one of these ! Thank you for sharing your pattern .

  3. hiba says:

    sooooooo cute it’s so great I realy like it

  4. Cute, cute, cute chiken!! May need to do one for me.

  5. Jennifer says:

    Wow, so cute and I agree, what a great way to use up all those sewing scraps that are too good to throw away, but not enough to do anything with! Thanks for sharing.

  6. mary says:

    it is so cute ! congratulations and many thanks for the pattern, I shall let you know when I make it !

  7. Jennifer says:

    That little chick is too cute!

  8. Ashlee says:

    I made this for my daughter and she loves it. Thanks so much for sharing!

  9. tilt says:

    I just made a flock for Easter 🙂 Thanks for the great tute!

  10. Andrea says:

    Loved it and so did the kids. Easy to make. Modified the wings a bit so they have some ridges….and changed the feet to be pointy. Just adorable! Now I cannot stop thinking what other animals would be great! Thanks so much!!!!

  11. Huong says:

    This is so cute. I’m going to make one for my niece or nephew. I just found out I’m going to be an auntie!

  12. Angela C. says:

    I love the chick. Thanks for the giveaways.

    accoupons at gmail dot com

  13. Judith says:

    I just love him, he’s so cute. I have mentioned him in my blog and I hope to get some time to make him soon, so I can give him to my mother when I see her next. Even if Easter was yesterday.

  14. Deirdre says:

    I printed this tut out and plan to make it ASAP!

  15. Debbi S. in Texas says:

    this Spring Chicken on top of real or decorated eggs in a basket would make a great spring tabletop centerpiece

  16. Isabel says:

    It looks cute .. It could be a great idea for a little princess I know 😉

  17. Amber says:

    What a fun little project!

  18. OMGoodness, this is A-DORABLE!!!

  19. sandyandcosmo says:

    Bunnies get all the attention at Easter, it’s great to see such a cute little chicken!

  20. Autumn says:

    My chicks are finished on posted on my blog at http://www.autumnliketheseason.blogspot.com

    my girls love them.

  21. Kristi M says:

    absolutely darling.

  22. Ruth says:

    Such a cute chicken. Will have to put this on my list of things to make!

  23. Too cute…love your patterns…and your giveaways!!

    Cheri S

  24. Rachel says:

    That is so cute! I can’t wait to make one, or two, or three……

  25. Jenn says:

    Holy heck, if that isn’t the cutest chicken ever! MyGrams had roosters in her kitchen and I am so making this for her! Thanks for much for the tutorial!

  26. linda says:

    I would love to make the spring chicken for my grandmother-in-law! She loves anything chicken and this would be the best home-made gift ever!


  27. Christine says:

    Adorable, I’m going to pick out fabrics for this on Monday! I’m so excited! Thanks for the free pattern 🙂

  28. Vicki Terpstra says:

    That’s just the most adorable little chicken I’ve ever seen! Thank you so much.

  29. Jessica T says:

    Love the fabric she used for the body of the chicken, may have to seek that one out.

  30. Penny says:

    this is the CUTEST little thing ever! Thank-you sew much for posting this!

  31. Chars says:

    What a wonderfully cute Chicken… Hes on my list for next year 🙂 Pity I found him too late for this year… oh well 🙂

  32. Melissa says:

    Oh That is the cutest little thing! My daughters would love it 🙂

  33. Melissa says:

    Oh, That is so cute! My daughters would love those 🙂

  34. tracy says:

    I wonder if my kids need a whole flock? These look like fun.

  35. Darlamom says:

    What an adorable little chicken! I’m going to try to make a flock for my three little chicks tonight!

  36. Morgan says:

    What a fun chick! Thanks for the tute!

  37. Jane Marsching says:

    so so sweet! I am inspired to make one! thanks

  38. Michelle says:

    OMG, this is so sweet and thank you for sharing the pattern!!

  39. Caroline says:

    Darling chicken!

  40. miss v says:

    perfect for stuffing easter baskets (for adults and kiddies)!

  41. Lynda Taylor says:

    What a great little chicken.
    Pity I found him too late for Easter.
    I am such a slow sewer.
    But thanks for the pattern I would love to make him all the same.
    I have a friend who loves chickens.

  42. Petra says:

    OMG what a cute little chick! I am afraid it would quickly become a chew toy for our Boxer though.

  43. Marilyn says:

    thanks for sharing your spring chicks!

  44. Bonnie Tucker says:

    Love the chicken. I am going to make me a funcky chicken. OOOPs I am telling my age.

  45. Kathleen says:

    This chicken is very sweet and the fabric choices are just right. I still don’t have a lot of sewing confidence with plush toys, but I’d love to give this a try and surprise my son.

  46. Kris says:

    This is so cute! Thank you for making it a free pattern!

  47. Becky says:

    Thanks for the pattern, that is just too cute

  48. I just got a new sewing machine so I psyched to try a whole world of new sewing projects! I just can’t wait!

  49. Silvia says:

    Oohh! It’s a beautiful chicken softy!

  50. karen says:

    This is the only chick I would let my husband snuggle. Very cute!

  51. Jenny says:


  52. Deb says:

    This is really cute. I’m not normally into the whole Easter softie/plushie thing but this chicken is irresistable.

  53. I’m lovin this little chicky. What a wonderful inclusion for an Easter basket. Just in time. Thanks

  54. christi Jensen says:

    Very sweet, I’ve been wanting to try making some little animals soon!

  55. That is hysterical and adorable!

  56. Barbara says:

    Cute chicken 🙂

  57. Cheryl says:

    That chicken is too cute!

  58. Terri Cromwell says:

    Love it!

  59. Victoria says:

    Umm…I’m kind of obsessed with chickens so of course this has knocked all of my other projects off the cutting board…

  60. Mary Anna says:

    I just finished mine and named her Chickie! I added some pearl-centered pink bows for a little feminine flair. I also wanted to add some eyelashes but didn’t have black embroidery floss on hand.

  61. Staci Tomb says:

    Oh, he is too cute! You ladies are always so generous with your tutes and patterns. I will definitely be making this guy!

  62. Laura says:

    My grandma use to sew door stop chickens, geese, ducks. She would have loved this.

  63. Kristal says:

    How cute. I’m going to make one of these for my son…he loves stuff animals!

  64. Becca B says:

    Oh my goodness! How cute is that!

  65. Anne says:

    Just what I needed, have some perfect fabric, and now the perfect pattern! Thanks!

  66. Carrie P. says:

    too cute!

  67. Kriss says:

    I LOVE this chicken. I must go buy me a new sewing machine so I can make it!

  68. tilt says:

    So cute!!! Looking forward to making a flock of ’em! Hopefully a couple for this Easter 🙂

  69. mishalee says:

    so cute!

  70. Jenni says:

    We have chickens and sell eggs at our local farmer’s market in the summer- I plan to make a few of these to add color and interest to our display- so cute- THANKS!

  71. Debra says:

    Such a cute chicken! Thanks for sharing your pattern!

  72. Penny says:

    What a cute chicken!!

  73. Julia in MI says:

    This chicken is too cute! I’m glad my 8 yr. old daughter still likes stuffed animals.

  74. Tina M says:

    So very cute! Saved!

  75. Carol Garnier says:

    That chicken is so bright and cheery he just made me smile. Have a great day! I just may drag out my sewing machine and make one.

  76. Janet says:

    I just love little spring things. This chick is so cute, I want to make a bunch for my friends. Thank you for such fun inspiration.

  77. Jennifer says:

    This clucker is MADE of personality! Love it!

  78. Elizabeth says:

    How adorable!

  79. Kelly K says:

    Very cute! I just tried my hand at softies with two lambs. You can see them at http://www.keirning.blogspot.com

  80. Carrie says:

    I love that! So cute and unusual.

  81. Sara says:

    I love his/her little beak! I might need to try this pattern out!

  82. Belinda says:

    I love chickens from down under! That is adorable. It’s snowing here, so we need some feeling of spring!

  83. Natalie Hawley says:

    Very cute. My 14 month old son will love this.

  84. Christine says:

    Such a cute chicken! My little cousin wants one already with a cute ribbon on top so she knows it’s a girl. 🙂

  85. Sariah says:

    This little chicken would be cute in one of my kids Easter baskets! I love looking through all the pattern ideas on this site. I can always find great inspiration here. Thanks!

  86. Brooke says:

    How very cute… as winter has moved back into the south, I need a little spring chicken!

  87. Casey says:

    the chicken is ADORABLE! the fabric combo is perfect

  88. Lisa says:

    What a cute chicken…

  89. Shannon says:

    That chicken is adorable!

  90. Sarah D says:

    Cute! I covet that orange fabric!

  91. Michelle says:

    awww. i am chicken obsessed…will have to make it.

  92. tara boos says:

    I love his google head eyes! We call them chooks!

  93. Kathi says:

    Loving the chicken! Thank you!!

  94. KZ says:

    This is so cute! I might try to get one made for my son’s easter basket… let’s hope I get it done! 🙂

  95. Shiela says:

    Cute. Cute. Cute. Thanks for the tutorial!

  96. Maria says:

    That is just a cute chicken….friend just had a baby and I think this would be cute with other stuff for the baby.

  97. Saffron Craig says:

    Oh what a sweetie. So many people are making chicks for Easter. What a crafty lot. My daughter wants one to.

  98. Heidi says:

    oh my goodness, that is adorable!

  99. Julie says:

    Love the chicken!! My brother and sister-in-law will get a kick out of this….will have to make it for them!!

  100. Suzanne says:

    Wow! What a great free pattern. Thank you!

  101. Ingrid says:

    Oh, this is delightful! Perfect for Easter.

  102. Leslie Lucas says:

    This will go great with my chicken pox microbe I have in my cubicle!

  103. michele says:

    OMG how cute is that chicken????

  104. Faye says:

    Very cute. Love that orange fabric!

  105. Anne says:

    This is so darn cute – love it.

  106. Marissa says:

    This little guy is very cute.

  107. Sara says:

    Love that little chicken!!! I want one – guess I’m going to have to make it…

  108. Christine Bolin says:

    Cute cute chicken.

  109. Christina says:

    I absolutely love that chicken!!

  110. Mrs. Pear says:

    This is hysterically cute! So, of course, I will need one…

  111. Jessica says:

    Very cheerful, quirky and fun! Thanks for sharing!

  112. Kerri says:

    What great fabrics! Another cute project to crow about.

  113. Audrey says:

    Very cute, and I love the clover fabric on the wings

  114. ellen says:

    What a cute duck!

  115. Beth says:

    *ANOTHER* project to add to by crafty Easter to-do list!

  116. Stacy says:

    How cute!

  117. Kristin says:

    CUTE! This blog is so inspiring.

  118. Lynne in NC says:

    Oooo… too cute!

  119. Michele says:

    Adorable! These look like they would be fun to make.

  120. Toby says:

    cute! and i love their fabric choices!

  121. Josiane says:

    This Spring chicken is the cutest thing ever! It’s so cheery!

  122. adrienne says:

    Great little chick! If you put a little bit of sand or beans in the bottom it would be a welcoming door stop or a happy desk weight. =]

  123. Debbie says:

    That chicken looks happy! What a cute project!

  124. Mary says:

    That is just too cute!

  125. Heather says:

    oh he is cute!

  126. Kim says:

    Oh my goodness, how adorable! The gingham comb is the perfect detail!

  127. Kara says:

    How cute! I would love to make one of these!

  128. julia says:

    Oh, I love him!! cuuute!

  129. Tiffany says:

    What fun!

  130. Wendy says:

    That is so cute. What a great idea for diving into my stash of leftover pieces. 🙂

  131. rebe says:

    I love the combo of fabrics.

  132. Sarah Richer says:

    That is so cute! I can hardly wait to make one for baby’s nursery!

  133. Robin says:

    That is one cute chicken. It would make an adorable pin cushion.

  134. Robyn Kirk says:

    This is really cute and with 3 granddaughters I can see the need to make 3. lol

  135. helena says:

    How cute. Love the cheerful colors too.

  136. ellen says:

    Fantastic pattern!

  137. Andi says:

    This is too cute! You can’t help but smile when you see him! 🙂

  138. Typhany says:

    This will be great in an Easter basket…thanks.

  139. Andrea Wheeler says:


  140. Erica (A Yankee In Jawja) says:

    Just precious! :- )

  141. I love chickens! Can’t wait to make one.

  142. Brenda says:

    too cute! I love the orange fabric.

  143. Robyn says:

    lovin’ the chicken!

  144. Joan says:

    How adorable. My nephew will love this!! Thx for sharing.

  145. midge says:

    She’s as cute as a………………… well…….. spring chicken!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  146. Kaye says:

    What a Hot Chick. I love the fabric choices. Time to get sewing.

  147. Amanda says:

    That’s too cute. The kids would love it!

  148. Kerneknop says:

    How cute is this guy… Love it.

  149. Tami says:

    Are you kidding me? The chicken is AWESOME!! I’ve sewed some other animals lately (a frog from a pattern and a turtle that I just made up) this is definitely next on my list. I love how funky it is!

  150. katie says:

    Love the fabrics — and is it me or is that chick smiling??

  151. Deb V says:

    This is so cute. It would be great in an Easter basket.

  152. Alisa says:

    Okay, this is too cute!

  153. Caitlin says:

    That is so cute!

  154. alison says:

    Love the fabrics used for that spring chicken!

  155. Codecrafter says:

    That is adorable!

  156. Tabitha says:

    Very quirky cute!

  157. Judy says:

    Thanks for the pattern and directions, can’t wait to sew one up.

  158. craftytammie says:

    His googly eyes and teeny beak are awesome! Thanks for sharing!

  159. Amber says:

    Oh my goodness – that little chicken is adorable!!

  160. Christen says:

    What an adorable chicken- I love the colors!

  161. Krista says:

    Cluck, Cluck! That’s a super cute softie to keep my bunnies happy.

  162. BethieB says:

    The last thing I need is one more project on my to do list, but this chicken is so adorable he may bump someone off the list! What a great spring project.

  163. katey says:

    veryyyyyyyyyyyyyy cute!!! thanks~~~

  164. Jodieth says:

    This chicken is soooo cute! It would look great with the stuffed easter eggs I am
    working on now. Thank you for the tutorial.

  165. Mary Anna says:

    Adorable! I just found a yellow fabric in my stash yesterday and commented that I didn’t know what I should use it for. Now I know!!!

  166. Liz says:

    Thanks for the free download, a chicken is perfect for easter week.

  167. Debra says:

    What a bright and adorable chicken.

  168. Marilyn says:

    How adorable!

  169. Francis C. Moore says:

    Look like a fun project to try. Francis Moore

  170. aSprinkling says:

    What a cute chicken!

  171. Ellen Ban says:

    That is the cutest Spring chick around! Thanks for the tutorial.

  172. Anne says:

    Thanks for the free pdf; I will have to do this!

  173. amanda says:

    I love the mix of fabric–the possibilities are endless! TOO CUTE! 🙂

  174. Danielle says:

    So cute! I am looking for just the right softies to whip up for my kids’ easter basket. This one is definitely in the running.

  175. Shawna says:

    This is such a fun decoration for Spring! You could put him on the table with a few fabric eggs and make him a little nest. So neat:)

  176. knitteresq says:

    I love it! I wonder if I have enough time before Easter to make it for my little one?!?

  177. Pam says:

    What a cute little chicken. I am enjoying the Spring sewing month. Thanks for putting it together.

  178. Trinity says:

    That chicken is one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen! I’ll be finding extra time to make one, thanks for sharing!!!

  179. Grace says:

    What wonderful, stripey blue feet. I do love a chicken with blue feet. Thanks for sharing the pattern!

  180. lynn whelan says:

    with my birthday coming next week, I could use a Spring chicken! cute

  181. Kim McEuen says:


  182. Debbie KL says:

    That is an awesome chick! I have about 5 patterns for potential easter gifts from my son. How do I choose?!

  183. hayley says:

    That would look so fun peeking out of my daughter’s Easter basket!

  184. kelly jo says:

    That spring chicken is so very cute!!

  185. Darci says:

    That chicken is soooo cute!!! I am so excited for this giveaway, I am in need of the gift certificate!!!

  186. Erin says:

    What a cute little chicken! Love him!

  187. Trina says:

    This is super cute, but I would love to find a stuffed bunny tutorials/pattern.

  188. Michelle says:

    The fabric choices are sooo great! Very fun, thanks!

  189. Grand dad says:

    very Springy , the cute chick…darling grands will help make one for welcome table.

  190. MaryAnn says:

    My 2 year old granddaughter would love that little chick!

  191. Julie says:

    That is the best looking chicken I have ever seen.

  192. lesley says:

    awesome! the fabrics are perfect for this project. i’m in love with that orange circle fabric, what is it?

  193. DianeM says:

    Awww..what a cutie…what a treat such a happy chick on a dreary day here in NJ…
    Smiles, DianeM 🙂

  194. Margie says:

    So adorable!! I’ll be making 3 for my kids.

  195. jen says:

    that is too cute. Added to my list 🙂

  196. Mandy says:

    Cute little chicken!

  197. Ariel says:

    What a cutie chicken! My son would find him hilarious…!

  198. I love the little chick – What great fabric choices!

  199. Jane says:

    Great chicken, looks like a flock coming on here………..
    Thanks for the pattern.

  200. emedoodle says:

    SO cool! I’m always excited to see what fun projects are posted next!

  201. RachelJ says:

    This is so cute! Thanks for the pattern.

  202. Danielle says:

    LOOOOVE the fabric on the wings. Too cute.

  203. Becky says:

    What a fun project to make. I love the color choices.

  204. Barbara Sindlinger says:

    This is adorable. I just wish I had young kids to make them for. It would be a great Easter basket addition.

  205. Mary on Lake Pulaski says:

    This Spring Chicken will look so cute with some stuff fabric eggs. Time to get started.

  206. Debbie says:

    I love the orange fabric.He is so cute.

  207. Lindsey says:

    LOL My daughter would love this and crack up.

  208. Carla says:

    Isn’t that cute!!! Thank you.

  209. Katie says:

    That chicken is hilarious. Very cute!

  210. Melissa says:

    This is really sweet for Easter, but also for people who decorate with chickens and roosters! What a great, and adorable idea!

  211. What a little cutie! Great job, Amy!!

  212. laura says:

    Love the chicken! My kids would love to see this Easter morning.

  213. Sarah says:

    Another cute item to add to the Easter basket.

  214. Rachel says:

    That’s too cute, and so cheery!

  215. Caroline says:

    very cute chick!!

  216. Pam says:

    This is so cute. I love the fabrics used.

  217. jackie bonette says:

    omgosh he is cute…i might have to try one or 3 🙂

  218. britt says:

    cute, not sure I will make it, but I like it!

  219. Leslie Newton says:

    From someone that doesn’t feel like a “spring chick”, this would brighten anybody’s day!

  220. Julie Kendall says:

    The cute little beak on the chickie is adorable! It makes “squawking like a chicken” a good thing!

  221. Leah says:


  222. Cricket says:

    Oh, she’s adorable! She reminds me of a cartoon chicken, but I can’t quite put my finger on it. What a great way to use some of my daughter’s fat quarter collection. Awesome.

  223. becky says:

    My goodness she is adorable! What a sweet addition to a spring decor!!

  224. Ramona says:

    I love the chicken. I think I will be making some of these over spring break.

  225. Steph W says:

    Oh my goodness – that is just so darn cute!

  226. Deborah Ocasio says:

    You have made my day today! This is the cutest chicken ever!!!

  227. Shannon says:

    How cute!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  228. qsogirl says:

    She’s so cute! That beak 🙂

  229. Such an adorable idea for Easter! Very clever!!!

  230. Lisa says:

    So Cute!! I can’t wait to make some 🙂

  231. Christina says:

    so charming and what perfect timing!

  232. Denise says:

    My granddaughter would love to have this chicken in her Easter basket!

  233. Somer says:

    Such a darling chicken. She looks very chatty.

  234. Kirsten says:

    Thanks for all the great giveaways! It is fun to think it could be me…

  235. jm says:

    So very cute!

  236. Lorene says:

    That is so cute!

  237. Lois0607 says:

    The fabrics are really nice on your spring chick. For a moment I thought the chick had google eyes. 🙂

  238. Carmen says:

    This is so….darling! I’m a chicken/rooster nut anyway…..but this is just too cute! Can’t wait to make this one! Thanks for sharing!

  239. Ellen says:

    That is too cute!

  240. Barb says:

    Wow, so cute! My kids would love this!

  241. Maranda says:

    So cute:)

  242. Bethany says:

    Too cute! There’s nothing better than a Spring Chicken!

  243. Kathryn says:

    This little guy is just too cute!

  244. Mirza says:

    Oh, how cute is that!!! I look forward to looking here everyday looking for more inspiration.

  245. Jennifer says:

    What a cute Chicken.

  246. Amy Sp says:

    What a cute addition to an Easter basket this would make 🙂

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