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Time:3h00
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Nice 'n' Simple
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Sewing

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Manchester, England, GB
2007
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Mamegomas are little seals created by San-X that are small enough to live happily in a fish bowl and they eat soybeans. 'Mamegoma' means 'Bean Seal' in Japanese, the word bean here refers to their small size but they remind me a tiny bit of beans!

I can't find any where to buy these apart from ebay and I can't be bothered with that so I made my own. Being a Japanese creation they come in all kinds of colours and themes. I hope we don't get sued by San-X.

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  • How to make a fish plushie. DIY Mamegoma - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by cutting two peices of felt out in seal shapes.

    (I tried to get the face on the front and copy the shape but it didn't quite work!)

  • How to make a fish plushie. DIY Mamegoma - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out four flipper shapes. Sew two pairs together, adding stuffing.

  • How to make a fish plushie. DIY Mamegoma - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out eyes (or use real doll eyes) and an oval for nose/mouth part, embroider nose and mouth onto oval.

  • How to make a fish plushie. DIY Mamegoma - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut out any additional detail such as this bit of strawberry 'dipping' in the picture or polka dots or whatever!

  • How to make a fish plushie. DIY Mamegoma - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sew on features and additional details.

  • How to make a fish plushie. DIY Mamegoma - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew up the mamegoma parts, stuffing it as you go along and sewing on flippers when you get to an appropriate place.

    And done!

    (Lavender's belly is lavender!)

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Abi k.
Abi k. · 3 projects
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
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Lin L.
Lin L. · 9 projects
thats so cute Happy
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Seth W.
Seth W. · Westfield, New Jersey, US
Lavender is lavender makes me think of VIOLET YOU'RE TURNING VIOLET
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[: CaliforniaGirl :]
[: CaliforniaGirl :] · 10 projects
2 cute!
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iLoveJacobEdwards
iLoveJacobEdwards
you can get the at amazon for about 20$.
i got B.

sooo cute!!!
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CO + K User

awwwwwww
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Haluk
Haluk · 1 project
Soooo cute! No one in there right mind would sue you for making such cute little seals! I lurve them to death xO
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queenfairypants
queenfairypants · Manchester, England, GB · 75 projects
thanks, yeh I couldn't make them fatter, bit better with plushies now so might be able to make a fat one now...might do one in fabric rather then felt next time hehe x
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maezombie
maezombie · Basingstoke, England, GB
these seals are SO cute! im going to make them later!
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ChaeEatzZombehGutz
ChaeEatzZombehGutz · 2 projects
cute!! kinda flat compared to the one that theyve made but CUTER!!!!
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