A “Super Cute Totoro Keychain” is a delightful and whimsical DIY project that allows you to create an adorable keychain featuring Totoro, the lovable character from Studio Ghibli’s “My Neighbor Totoro.” Here’s a description of how to make this charming keychain using a free pattern:

Materials Needed:

  1. Felt Fabric: You’ll need various colors of felt fabric, including gray, white, and a smaller amount of black and pink for Totoro’s features.
  2. Embroidery Thread: Choose matching colors of embroidery thread for sewing and adding details.
  3. Keyring or Keychain Hardware: You’ll need a small keyring or keychain hardware to attach your Totoro to your keys or bag.
  4. Stuffing Material: Use polyester fiberfill or cotton stuffing to give your Totoro keychain a plush, three-dimensional look.
  5. Scissors: A sharp pair of fabric scissors will help you cut out precise shapes.
  6. Needle: A sewing needle with a small eye for embroidery.
  7. Pattern: Find a free Totoro keychain pattern online or create your own by tracing Totoro’s shape onto a piece of paper.


  1. Cut Out the Pieces: Using your pattern, cut out the main body pieces for Totoro from gray felt, the tummy from white felt, and the eyes, nose, and mouth from black and pink felt.
  2. Sew the Features: Stitch the eyes, nose, and mouth onto the gray felt body piece using a simple running stitch or embroidery thread. This will give Totoro its characteristic facial features.
  3. Assemble the Tummy: Sew the white tummy piece onto the gray body piece, leaving an opening at the bottom to stuff the keychain.
  4. Stuff Totoro: Carefully stuff the Totoro keychain with polyester fiberfill or cotton until it’s plump and firm. Make sure to get the stuffing into all the nooks and crannies.
  5. Close the Bottom: Once your Totoro is stuffed to your liking, sew up the opening at the bottom.
  6. Add Keyring: Attach a small keyring or keychain hardware to the top of Totoro by sewing it securely in place.
  7. Final Touches: If desired, you can add extra details like a small felt leaf or a ribbon bow to give your Totoro keychain a personal touch.

And there you have it! Your Super Cute Totoro Keychain is ready to accompany you wherever you go. It’s a wonderful way to show off your love for Totoro and add a touch of whimsy to your keys or bag. Enjoy crafting!