Make a home for your six Forest Friends (see below for links) with these background elements. Make the scene your own by placing the pieces anywhere you like on a background of your choice.

CLICK HERE to find the complete set of Forest Friends patterns including a variety of mushrooms and a tree.

See you on the forest path!

Looking for the rest of the Forest Friends?

Click here for Henry Hedgehog pattern.

Click here for Nutley Squirrel.

Click here for Sassy Moose.

Click here for Buddy Bear.

Click here for Freddy Fox.

Click here for Woody Owl.


Each of the Forest Friends can be created with a raw edge appliqué technique.

Here are some basic steps to try:

Using your favorite fusible interfacing, trace the Forest Friend’s parts individually onto the paper side. Tracing creates a reverse image so flip if desired.

Cut out the pieces of the Forest Friend, leaving a generous allowance around each piece.

Iron the fusible interfacing to the WRONG side of the desired fabric.

Cut out along the line on the fusible interfacing.

Peel the paper backing from the fusible interfacing.

Iron the Forest Friend pieces in place on the background fabric.

Stitch along the edges of the owl using a straight stitch, zig zag or satin stitch.


Not only are the Forest Friends great for appliqué, you might also choose to grab some embroidery floss and stitch him up!

Here are some basic steps to try:

Using a light box, trace the outline of the owl lightly on the front side of the fabric to be embroidered.

Select fun colors for stitching. Use an outline stitch and stitch over the marked lines.

Embellish with buttons, bows, yarn or beads as desired.

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Caroline Littel

Thank you for your generosity. Looking forward to making this quilt. Like handwork combined with quilting…

Bonnie Addison

This looks like it will be fun to do.

Barb Goodrich

Hi, I’m quite new to this computer stuff but really like this forest quilt. But don’t know how to get the patterns for this? Could someone tell me how to do this, in simple language. THANKYOU so much!!!

Hello Barb! No problem, let’s walk through it.
To begin, the first sentence in the second paragraph is a link to the pattern download. Click where it says “Click Here.” That takes you to the page with the PDF pattern. Usually somewhere along the top of that page is a bar with symbols on it. You can print directly from that page by clicking the symbol that looks like a printer. Follow the prompts from your computer to print.
Have fun making the Forest Friends! -Emily