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35 Choice Cat Crafts

Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.


If you love cats, and I know there are a lot of cat lovers out there, I'm sure you'll find a craft here that you'll just have to make. I spent a lot of time searching for crafts. I found that there are a lot of cat crafts to buy, fewer of them with free patterns or directions. This article is all about crafts which include directions and/or patterns. I hope you'll be able to find a cat craft that you can love.

I love the cat nap pillow shown above. A great little help for relaxing.


1. Cat Coin Purse

Make a cute cat coin purse to give as a gift to Mom, grandma, as a college grad gift, etc. To find the tutorial for making the cat purse, go to Hand Madiya.


2. Clay Black Cats

The kids love to work with clay, and they'll surely love making these black cats. You'll find the English translation for this black cats clay project at KROKOTAK.


3. Cat Headband Bling

Party night or not, you won't even need an excuse to wear this blingy cat ears headband. This super cute little cat ears headband, with added bling, has instructions at HOLLOUGHBY .


4. Wood Sitting Cat

A perfect gift idea for someone who loves cats. Find the instructions for this outstanding project at


5. Kitty Cat Tote Bag

Isn't this just the purrfect cat bag for yourself or to gift a friend? Cute and useful!


6. Kitty Crochet

As cute as a button, this kitty will be a nice gift for anyone. Go to Don't Eat ThePaste for the directions.


7. Kitty Beanbag

This is a really cute, and easy to make, beanbag for the kids to enjoy. Go to The Little Red Hen for the directions.

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8. Paper Bag Cat Puppet

This is a nice, inexpensive project to do with the kids. A great classroom project also. To find the directions, go to DLTK.


9. Cat Gift Boxes

This project begins with a toilet paper roll and finishes with a cute little kitten. If you want to make this project, go to RED TED Art.


10. Bright Cat in Crochet

What little kid wouldn't just love to have a bright and beautiful crocheted kitty like this one. You'll find the crochet directions at the green dragonfly. I love this cutie.


11. Keyboard Kitty

If you've been looking for a great cat themed gift to make for someone who loves cats, consider this keyboard kitty. You'll find all the information that you'll need to make this keyboard kitty at instructables. Super gift idea!

12. Simple Cute Puppet Cat


13. Tiny Kittens in a Box

Aren't these some cute little kittens? You can make some of them too, by going to obsessively stitching.


14. Dressy Cats

All you need to do is print the printables shown at made by joel to make this fun project. The kids will spend hours playing with their dressy cats.


15. Cat Basket

Little kids will love making this cute cat, and parents and teachers will love that is inexpensive to make. Go to the site, free pre-school crafts for the directions.


16. Cat Pillow

Use the colors that co-ordinate with your décor and make a couple of these pillows. Go to The Holiday Spot for the directions.


17. Terry Cloth Cats

Make toy cat gifts by following the pattern and directions for making these terry cloth cats at Cloth Doll Making. These kittens will be so soft and cuddly. A favorite sleep toy for a baby.


18. Cat Silhouette Pillow Cases

These are so easy and inexpensive to make, any cat lover will really enjoy making cat silhouette pillow cases.


19. Fat Cat

If you have not made a project using paperclay yet, this is a great one to start out with. It is simple enough and gives you the confidence to go on to bigger and more difficult projects. Find the tutorial for making this fat cat at


20. I Love Kitty Sign

Free Wood gives you the instructions and patterns f or making this nice "I Love Kitty" sign. A great gift idea for a cat lover.


21. Candy Jar Cat

This little greedy cat is projecting the candy jar. You'll find the tutorial for this cute craft at What Happens at Grandmas.


22. Personalized Cat Bed

When you check out the tutorial for this personalized cat bed, you'll see where you can buy personalized fabric for this project.


23. Black Cat Flats

This is a project for the cat lovers who like to make cat themed things to wear. You'll find the instructions for making these cat inspired flats at TEAL CAT PROJECT. Easy and so cute!


24. Kitty Pinata

If you are planning a birthday party for any aged cat lover, why not make a kitty pinata as part of the celebration.


25. Fatty Catty

This chubby cat will find a place in the heart of anyone you give this to as a gift. Go to the Patti Haskins site.


26. Cat Cozy

To make the cat cozy shown here, go to eilen tein. The English version of the pattern is at the end of the post.


27. Paint Cats on Rocks

Learning how to paint cats on rocks sounds like something kids would enjoy doing. So many different options.


28. No-Sew Cat Pillow

You don't even need to sew to make this cute no-sew cat pillow. Of course if you have a machine, you can use it too.


29. Patchwork Kitty

Use up scraps of fabric by making one of these cute kittens. For the directions, go to Patti Haskins.


30. Simple Sock Kitty

Consider using up some of those one-of-a-kind socks, which have lost their partner, by making these simple sock kitties. You'll find the tutorial for making this simple sock kitty at the Craft Passion site.


31. Window Sittin' Cats

These are made using construction paper, but if you want you could make them with wood. Find the patterns and tutorial at Window Sittin' Cats.


32. Felt Kittens

You'll fall in love with these cute little felt kittens. For the instructions, go to the Lia Griffith blog.


33. Cat Garland

Think of all the occasions to use a cat garland. A child's birthday party, a baby shower, a teen's party are just a few. You'll find the instructions for this project at A Subtle Revelry.


34. Plastic Bottle Cat Planter

Cat lovers will love this project. Find the tutorial at Brudiy.


35. Glaring Cats

A fantastic Halloween centerpiece. Find the instructions at Hallmark Paper Crafts.

© 2012 Loraine Brummer

Your Comment is the Cat's Meow - purrrrr-fect

Anna Javier on October 03, 2020:

I need the cat flats, the planter and cat bed! I have so many cat things in my house already but, I do need more!

peachy from Home Sweet Home on May 23, 2020:

last halloween, i made cats from card for my son, he was delighted.

great craft ideas for all occasions

ruby alex on September 22, 2017:

Every post are very nice and picture collection are awesom i will share to friends


RinchenChodron on May 26, 2013:

That patchwork kitty is darling!

KarenCookieJar on June 07, 2012:

Everything is so cute!

CraftsIdeas on May 25, 2012:

Really nice choice of cat crafts!! I love creative ideas, and you spent a lot of time to find all this crafts!!!

Shorebirdie from San Diego, CA on February 13, 2012:

Oh wow, these are cute!

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