Introduction: How to Make a Plushie (stuffed Toy)

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In this indestructable i will demonstrate how to make a cute "critter" plushie from the classic arcade game Doukutsu (by pixel studios)

Step 1: Step 1 (Fabric)

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You need to get some fabric, preferably something soft
the easyest way to get this is to cut apart old t-shirts
the amount of fabric you need will be detirmined by the size of your plushie
also you will need some stuffing

Step 2: Tools

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Tools you will need:





rotery cutter (optional-helps)

Step 3: Design

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Now you need a design for your plushie
I got mine off the Doukutsu Tribute site Doukutsu Tribute site

Step 4: Transfer and Cut

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Transfer your design to the fabric (i.e. trace it, etc.). Make sure you have the corect number of peces for your design (on mine: front, back, and two ears). then use the rotery cutter and scissors to cut your design out (make sure you leave a 1/4-5/8 inch seam alowance)

Step 5: Front Design

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If your plushie has, for instance, a face, you will need to draw or sew this in now (I recomend using the sharpie)

Step 6: Sew

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This step is pritty simple, you just sew along the outline
(it might help to go to this sewing site-it will show you the basic stiches) be sure to leave a small hole for stuffing

Step 7: Stuffing

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pack the stuffing into the hole you left (do not overfill) till it is full but still soft

Step 8: Finishing

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sew up the hole you put the stuffing in (try using a blind stitch) put anything else on now (e.g. eyes, ears, glue on noses, etc) *notice I missed and you can see the black thread on the left ear, dang*

Step 9: Enjoy Your Plushie!

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and please note that any small objects are not for small chilrdren or the mentaly impared

Pic2: another (more complex) plushie of a char named Balrog in the same game



Screamo (author)2010-09-27

This is great ! ty Givememycawwot! this is the one i made!

KittyCat 9 (author)Screamo2015-06-21

i love it!

mametchi (author)Screamo2015-05-23

um im confused did you read the instructions correctly?????

that's super creepy....................... BTW what is that? a paper towel roll that fell in a toilet????

makebeautifulthings (author)2013-05-23

close enough

close enough??? that REALLY GOOD!!!!

blufinger (author)2009-12-15

i made one i made my black kitten one and a pokemon (im 10 lol)

pauloiscool (author)2009-06-28

i did one its so cool

R4Man18 (author)2009-01-01

CAVE STORY!!!!!!!! recently picked it up again having fun.

Evesneon (author)2008-11-27

how do you do THE blind stitch?

GiveMeMyCawwot (author)Evesneon2008-11-28

With a bit of tweaking this should do the trick:

<a href="">the blind stitch</a>

PKTraceur (author)2008-09-30

Nice work.

chu11 (author)2008-03-25

love the tiny cute little ears !!

brettbarth (author)2007-12-16

Lol, adorable. Now to find a icon to plushie-ify...

Ninjjutsumaster (author)2007-11-25

that is awesome!!!! make more instructable plushies!!!

GiveMeMyCawwot (author)2007-08-04

thks for all the encouragement guys. it means a lot to me.

magicbob (author)2007-08-02

I think I've been playing too much cave story because I recognized that from the thumbnail. It's pretty awesome looking.

HIGHVOLTAGE-Z (author)2007-06-12

is that balrog guy supposed to be a dog or a block??

It's kind of a block-robot thing, it trys to kill the main character several times

oh because the black part looks like a nose and the bottom seam looks like a mouth.

chemy999 (author)2007-06-11

shrink shirt, SHRINK my parents don't want me to until I grow out of the clothes I will use ARRRRRRRGGGGGGG I CANT WAIT MAGIC OF THE WHATEVER I INVOKE YOU

Very Keri (author)2007-06-07

This is where I think you went wrong. I would have used a fabric that doesn't stretch just to make it easier to sew. I like to go to thrift stores and buy old hawaiian shirts and whatnot to reuse the fabric. I still think your project is cute, though, and the imperfections work for it.

qsmets (author)2007-04-07
Very nice dog!!
I made a little bunny

GiveMeMyCawwot (author)qsmets2007-04-07


ongissim (author)2007-02-23

This is sooooo cool! Using your clear instructions, look at the creation of my friend George and I. It is a super mega awesome fishy that sings the Peppridge Farm's goldfish song.

JohnnyTreeHugger (author)2006-12-25

Jordan is completely right; the stitching done on the right side of the fabric creates a product with inferior apeal. This and the 1/8th seam technique should be explained...Also, on a project this simple you may not want to assume that those attempting it will know what a blind stitch is. cute design though, keep working to refine your tecniques, and remeber: if a stitch is going to apear messy, USE A THREAD COLOR THAT BLENDS WITH THE FABRIC! a contrasting thread color is less disreable for something you wish to apear life-like, but if it is used then it is best to take extreme caution with your stitches.

i_cant_Spel (author)2006-10-26

Thats like more of a hakey sack then a plushie (-_-)'

this one is not very heavy (2-3 grams). but if you filled it with beans/rice...

GiveMeMyCawwot (author)2006-10-26

to make a sephere youd use the same way they make baseballs look at one sometime and youll see two peanut-shaped peaces of fabric sewn togeather...

bigpinecone (author)2006-10-22

i like to make cubes and things, it's fun. if anyone can tell me how to make a sphere, tell me plz

JordanZed (author)2006-10-21

you should sew it inside out then flip it right side out, that way you won't see the stitches. Cute though. I remember doing this with scrap fabric whenever my mother would make curtains and other things when I was just a wee child. lol

TheCheese9921 (author)2006-10-17

wow thats gheto...

Jack Daniels (author)2006-10-17

i would like to be the first to say....This is the sickest thing i have ever seen i can't beleave you would stuff an innocent plushy like this!!!!!! J/K :P (leftovers from another instructable involving stuffing) no i like it gives me somthing to do with all my old work shirts *starts looking for his old McDonalds shirt*

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