All day yesterday, I attempted to make the grumpy cat. It's not perfect, and there are things I would do differently if I were to make it again, but I think I did an okay job at making the celebrity cat into a plush cat. It took awhile to figure out how to make it, but I finally got it down. I even made a tutorial so you can make one yourself! Here we go:

Step 1: What you'll need

First, you'll need this pattern. (I hand drew my shapes to the best of my ability, so feel free to do the same if you don't like my pattern. I didn't draw a pattern for the tail, because I didn't have room, but we'll get to the tail later.)
You'll also need:
2 sheets white felt, 1 sheet brown felt, 1 sheet tan felt, 1 sheet pink felt, 1 sheet blue felt, 1 sheet black felt, needle, white thread, black thread, tacky glue (optional), pins, scissors, poly-fil and a sewing machine.
The felt I used was a kind of polyester felt made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Yay for using "green" felt!
My son wanted to make this, so I assisted him. Great job with the pattern! The only thing we changed was the tail, he wanted a curvy one. After he stuffed it, he said his should be called Lumpy Cat. :)
Cute, my youngest daughter loves grumpy cat. I might try my hand at making this
<p>It's adorable!! I am going to try making it:D</p>
<p>I'm going to make one for my grandson for Christmas - he loves Grumpy Cat and this will put him over the moon. thank you for the pattern.</p>
<p>I didn't see anywhere to download the pattern. I would really like to make one!</p>
Awesome! Thanks for sharing!
Grumpy cat is the cat version of Simon Cowell. like the instructables though!:)
Cute my cat will be so jealous when she sees me with this other cat ha!
He is so adorable! thanks for sharing! <br>sunshiine
Ha! Love it! <br>
I HATE IT. <br>P.s. I really love it...
Haha well thanks!
This is so adorable!!!
Thank you!
If you make an oval-shaped bottom piece in the same fabric as the rest of the Body, instead of just two body pieces, your Grumpy Cat will stand up on his own. Otherwise, love it! You *nailed* the facial expression! :-) <br> <br>I also wonder if you could attach the eyes and mouth with a needle-felting tool... Faster than hand-sewing...
He does stand up on his own! Mostly thanks to the balancing act of his tail, but it works. I'm sure the oval shaped bottom piece would be great. Also, I've never needle-felted. I'll have to try that sometime!
I've only done one needle-felted practice piece, but it's the next thing on my List Of Crafts To Learn. There's a yarn shop diagonally across the street from my home :-) and I plan to go in this week or next to buy a kit.<br><br>What about adding a pair of little paws in front to further balance the tail? Then it'd be more like a tripod-base, and wouldn't tip forward... Also, I think paws would be adorable...
that is so cute! i am definitely gonna make it and the instructions seem so easy and simple. i feel like i can definitely make this!
Great! Go for it! Let me know how it turns out! ;)
OMG. I have to make one of these for my daughter. Thanks so much for sharing.
Awesome! Let me know how it turns out!
Will be awesome with my Grumpy cat cutout :D Awesome !
This is awesome! I must try it!!!! :)
Go for it! :D
It looks adorably grumpy! :)
Good! :)
Very cool!
Thanks so much!

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