There are many free patterns available for making teddy bears and I have linked to them below. At the bottom, you will also find a few links to tips and tricks for making teddy bears.
Enjoy this free teddy bear pattern geared toward beginners but includes tips for shading the eyes, sculpting the feet and paws, and waxing the nose.
Teddies by LauraLynn
An assortment of free patterns and patterns to purchase. The Snow Bear pattern is adorable!
Teddy Bear Pattern
This pattern makes a mini-bear, but I would imagine that you could enlarge the pattern if you wished.
Free Patterns from Beary Cheap
Nine free patterns available including a very cute toy soldier bear.
Rowena and Rufus
Patterns for a cute pair of bears.
Teddy Bear Head
This pattern is for a teddy bear head and includes suggestions for making items with the head.
Teddy Bear Pattern
Pattern for a jointed teddy bear.
Free Teddy Bear Patterns from South African Bears
Free patterns for three different bears including a small ballerina bear.
Fabric Teddy Bear
A free pattern from Sweet Cheeks Diapers
Free pattern for a 6" jointed bear from TeddyBearandFriends.com
Teddy bear Smudge has huge eyes, dangling limbs, and needle felted accents.
Pattern and instructions for a tiny teddy.
Free Teddy Bear Pattern
Pattern for a basic teddy bear.
Pattern and limited assembly instructions for a teddy bear.
Pattern for a basic unjointed bear that would make a good toy for children.
Pattern for a pretty girl bear.
The instructions for this pattern are in Portuguese, but the pictures seem clear enough to be able to assemble the bear.
Felt Teddy Bear Patterns
A couple of Japanese bear patterns to be made out of felt.
This pattern recycles a sweater into a teddy bear. This is a great way to reuse a favorite sweater that perhaps has a hole or two.
Cashmere Sweater Teddy Bear
A pattern from HGtv.com.
Miniature Angel Bear
Pattern for an angel bear complete with wings and halo.
A pattern from Kunin Felt. The link opens a .pdf document.
Fremont, the Yankee Doodle Bear
A patriotic bear pattern that can be enlarged up to a 16" bear without loss of design or proportion.
Bear-y Sweet Pumpkin Teddy
This slouchy bear is indeed very sweet looking.
Teddy Bear Making Tips and Tricks:
Teddy Bear Making Tips
Bear Making Tips from Labours of Love
Make A Teddy Bear
Teddy Bear Hints and Tips