• What is a pdf sewing pattern?

A pdf sewing pattern is a pattern that you buy on line and download instantly to you home computer. You use your home printer to print the pattern on paper. You then cut out the pattern and use it just like a conventional tissue pattern.


  • How do I download my pattern?

Once the transaction is confirmed a download link will appear on the screen. Simply click on it to download. You will also receive two emails. one confirming your order and another containing a download link.

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order:  crafty.kooka@gmail.com


  • What if i lose my pattern?

If by any chance you accidentally delete your pattern, You can go back to the link that was sent to your email address. and re-download, simple!


  • Can I sell items made with your sewing pattern?

Yes, you are more than welcome to do so! We support cottage industry Subject to our terms and conditions. In brief, we ask that the you mention the product was made using a Crafty Kooka pattern. Also, no mass production, no passing patterns as your own, no reproduction of the pattern partially or fully is allowed. please do not forward the pattern to anyone or share.

A more detailed terms and conditions are at the bottom of the page and on each pattern.


  • Can I print the pattern on A4 / Letter size paper?

Yes, our patterns can be printed on your home printer without any problems, in Europe most printers will take A4 size paper, while in the USA it seems to be letter size

It doesn't matter what size paper you are using, when you print the file make sure to choose the option "do not scale", "print actual size" and portrait orientation.


  • Is the seam allowance included in the sewing pattern?

Yes, you don't have to add a seam allowance - each pattern will explain the seam allowance included - most of our patterns have either 1/4" (6.5mm)  or 3/8" (10mm) seam allowance 


  • Do you offer printed patterns?



  • All pdf downloads are final and non refundable


  • Additional policies and Terms and Conditions of use 

All patterns and associated work are the sole intelectual property of 
Dermot O’Grady trading as crafty kooka

Small scale Cottage Industry Crafters are very welcome to make and re-sell the finished soft toy, 
if you follow the terms and conditions:

1- Each individual person making a Crafty Kooka soft toy should buy their own pattern. 

2 --The sewing pattern cannot be shared, re-sold or forwarded to anyone, or reproduced in any way. By doing this 
you are engaging in theft.

3- You are not allowed to make design modifications to the patterns or alter it in any way but are welcome to 
enlarge/decrease as needed as well as using your own creativity when creating the eyes, smiles, noses and final 

4- You are not allowed to modify a pattern and then claim it as original work that you have designed. 
You are not allowed to use parts of a pattern (eg arms, legs, torso, head) and then claim this is original work that you 
have designed. 
You are not allowed to make patterns based on my finished design and and then claim this is original work that you 
have designed. by doing any of these you are engaging in Intellectual property (IP) theft.
Derivative work (work based on an original design by me Dermot O’Grady) of any kind is not permitted unless an 
agreement has been entered into with me, Dermot O’Grady, the designer.

5- You give credit to Crafty Kooka: 
Online shops must clearly state a crafty kooka pattern was used and give credit, whether this is Etsy, Instagram, 
facebook etc or your own company website. You should provide a link back to our store. Do this by copy and 
pasting this link onto your listing --> https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/CraftyKooka

For sales in person, please add to your label or tags stating clearly that the product was “made with a Crafty Kooka 

6-We do not offer our patterns for mass production. The item must be handmade. In accordance with the terms and 
conditions stated herein. 
i.e. defined as, but not limited to, manufacturing large quantities of items in assembly line form.

7-You are not allowed to use name “crafty kooka” in any product title, description, tag, or listing without prior written 

8-PHOTOS You are not allowed to use or copy any images or photos from our shop or website unless an 
agreement has been entered into with me, Dermot O’Grady, the designer.
Our Photos can be used on your blog or social media site but Crafty Kooka or me, Dermot O’Grady, must be clearly 
credited and contain a direct link to our shop -->https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/CraftyKooka

Photo or images of a finished toy made from a Crafty Kooka pattern should only be used for the purpose of 
advertising the sale of the finished toy. 

Photos of the finished toy may not be reproduced in any other media without written consent from the designer, 
Dermot O’Grady 

You must not use any photos or images from Crafty Kooka for your own products for example prints, film and 
television etc.

Due to the nature of my product, once the pattern file is downloaded all sales are final and non-refundable.

workshops and teaching:

If you use our patterns for a workshop, each student will need a purchased their own copy. You must not share a 
single pattern. By sharing a pattern you are engaging in theft.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Policies page at any time without notice. 
Your use of any pattern following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms 
of the updated Policies page as changed. 

We feel we are a family and a community of crafters. and we expect the members of our community to treat 
everybody else with the respect they themselves expect. We thank all of our customers in advance.

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