Animal Vest ~ Pathfinder Vest + Animal Add-on

There's a little bit of a wild spirit in all of us. Make their make-believe more real with this fun, yet practical vest that keeps them warm as they run wild.

Pattern features

  • Sizes 1-14 years
  • 14 animal options: Fox, Unicorn, Lion, Bear, Bunny, Dino, Cat, Mouse, Giraffe, Zebra, Horse, Donkey, Ladybird and Doggie
  • Colouring pages for children to design their own Animal Creation 
  • FREE BONUS: Full instructions and pattern pieces for seven animal tails!
  • Skill level:  Adventurous beginner - Intermediate (animals with manes)

Twig + Tale Wild Things Vest Animal View

Make old things new again! Twig & Tale patterns pair wonderfully with recycled fabrics. Look to woollen blankets, gently used corduroy or wool trousers and leather/suede garments for inspiration.

Cover Image by Rebecka Custred

Sizing + Supplies

The Animal vest includes sizes 12-18m through to size 14

View size chart + materials list 

Printing Info

This digital pattern is tiled and designed to print using your home printer on either US Letter, or A4 paper.  

The pattern includes a nifty “layers” feature, allowing you to print only the size(s) you need, or all of the sizes. Full step-by-step printing instructions are supplied.


View pattern FAQs 

When purchasing this listing, you will receive a copy of the children's Pathfinder Vest + Animal Add-on for the vest.  If you already own the children's Pathfinder Vest, use the dropdown menu to select the Animal Add-on only.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 94 reviews
Confidence booster

As a beginner sewer this pattern has boosted my confidence immensely! I was able to complete the dinosaur vest completely on my own! Twig & Tale patterns are my all time favourite for their ease of use. I cannot wait to try them all!

Dino add on

A great addition. 🦕🦖


Such a fantastic pattern (set of patterns) they are so versatile and customizable . Absolutely love it

Can't wait to make it!

I bought this pattern ready to make for my friends baby. Just eaiting yo find out whether it eill be a girl or boy. Can't wait to make it!


Always enjoy useing these pattens they fit will n great dale price. Always recommend to my friends and family.

Animal Vest

Not sewn yet but looks perfect!

A new favourite

This pattern is gorgeous and easy to make with the detailed instructions.

Baby Pathfinder Vest

Once again, I am so happy with the way this lovely little pattern worked out. T&T pattern instructions are so clearly written and the accompanying video tutorials are excellent. I am becoming more and more confident with each successive project. Thanks so much T&T for your brilliant patterns and online assistance. I have made 3 matching Pathfinder vests now - Adult, crossover front with flutter sleeves, size 2 and size 000.

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