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Fish To Sushi Plushie

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1h30

A transforming sushi to fish, fish to sushi plushie.
I'm obsessed with sushi, so I made some fish-friendly sushi!

Here are all of the templates you need for this project. You can download and print out the template here:

Don't worry if you can't print it out, just make up your own templates, it's pretty easy.

Posted by Cat Morley from Edinburgh, United Kingdom • Published June 9, 2008 • See Cat Morley's 483 projects »
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  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 2
    Step 1

    Cut out all of the templates. Notice how the small circle is designed to fit inside the fish's mouth.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 3
    Step 2

    Take the fish body template and draw around it on the yellow felt, flip it over and draw around it again.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 4
    Step 3

    Cut these felt shapes out.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 5
    Step 4

    Draw around the fish tail, fin and flipper templates twice on to orange felt, remembering to flip the template before drawing the second.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 6
    Step 5

    Cut these out.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 7
    Step 6

    Thread a needle with yellow thread and place the two felt fish bodies together, so that the wrong side (the side that may have a bit of pen around the edges) face out.

    Start stitching around the fish with a hemming stitch, working backwards from the mouth.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 8
    Step 7

    When you get to the places where the back fin and tail should go, flip the fish inside out, place the two pieces of fin or tail (right side facing out) in between the body and stitch in place with a running stitch.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 9
    Step 8

    Flip the fish inside out again and continue sewing. Stop when you reach the mouth, you want to leave this unstitched and open.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 10
    Step 9

    Flip it again so that the right side is facing out. Stitch the two flippers on to either side.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 11
    Step 10

    Take the white felt and draw around the large circle template twice.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 12
    Step 11

    Take the small circle template and draw around it in the center of one, and only one, of the felt circles.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 13
    Step 12

    Cut out the two larger circles and cut out the small circle from the center of one of the circles.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 14
    Step 13

    Draw around the sushi seaweed template on to the green felt and cut it out.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 15
    Step 14

    Thread a needle with white thread. I used quite thick thread for this as this part of the fish and sushi will have the most wear and tear. Place the fishes mouth around the inside circle and stitch in to place. Put this to the side for the moment.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 16
    Step 15

    Take the second circle and the strip of green felt and stitch the green felt around the circle.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 17
    Step 16

    When you've stitched all the way around the circle, stitch up the open side and cut off any excess green felt.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 18
    Step 17

    Now take the circle with the fish (wrong side facing out) and stitch around it on to the green felt, leave a tiny unstitched opening so that you can turn it inside out again. Turn inside out (so that the right side is facing out and stitch up the rest of the sushi.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 19
    Step 18

    Glue some wiggly eyes on to the fish.

  • How to make a fish plushie. Fish To Sushi Plushie - Step 20
    Step 19

    Voila! Now have fun turning the fish in to sushi and the sushi in to fish. It's like magic!

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The True Fox
The True Fox · Bar Harbor, Maine, US · 3 projects

I absolutely love this! I'm making one for my boyfriend's birthday.

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Laura
Laura

So cute :3

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

Aww thanks x

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spy c.
spy c. · 2 projects

Cool!!!!!!!!!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

Thanks!

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Dewina M.
Dewina M. · Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, DE · 2 projects

it´s so cute!!!! A bit macabre, if you think about it...but very cute!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

Thanks!

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Ice.cream.coolio
Ice.cream.coolio · Delahey, Victoria, Australia

lol i really wanted to want this but i didnt have yellow and orange and i was like nooo and i couldnt be bothered tobuy more so i just used black for the body and red for the rest. it looks like a poisoned sushi roll!!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

Haha, I'd love to see a pic if you have one?

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kimberly.hodges.5059
kimberly.hodges.5059 · Maumelle, Arkansas · 2 projects

I love it sushi is one of my favorite foods and now I have an adorable plushie!

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Flo Di
Flo Di · 7 projects

that is so awesome :)

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toyswill m.
toyswill m. · 3 projects

I want to get one fish.I believe can make my dream come true.

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mcr_zombie
mcr_zombie · 9 projects

love this !!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

Thanks!

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Gin
Gin · Milano , Lombardia, Italy

Ingenious! Ahahaha
Thans for sharing! :D

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, GB · 650 projects

No problem x

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