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Meow splash! A geeky little mascot to help you code.
Octocat is the mascot for a coding website called GitHub. Tom uses it to store the code for CO+K and we loved the little Octocat so much I decided to make him one as a mascot.

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  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 1
    Step 1

    Download the template and cut out the pieces.

    Use the templates to cut out the felt pieces for the face. You need one face shape in beige, two big eyes in white and two smaller eyes, a nose, and a mouth in brown.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place the felt pieces on top of each other, referring to the logo.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use brown thread to stitch the features on to the face.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut two strips of black wire and bend in the middle.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 5
    Step 5

    Twist the two loops together and bend in to the shape of cat whiskers.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out two black felt cat heads and stitch the whiskers in to the middle of one of them.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stitch the cat face overtop of the whiskers.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 8
    Step 8

    Cut out two of the bodies in black felt.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew around the legs, leaving the top unstitched.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 10
    Step 10

    Bend wire in to the shape of the legs and slip inside each leg.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 11
    Step 11

    Stitch the back of Octocat's head to the front and fill with stuffing. Fill the body with stuffing and place the body inside the head and stitch together.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 12
    Step 12

    Stitch small blue sequins up one of the legs.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 13
    Step 13

    Tie on a bell if you want.

  • How to make an octopus plushie. Git Hub Octocat - Step 14
    Step 14

    Give to a geek and make him very happy!

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Ken M.
Ken M.
Where is the template?
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jasmyn b.
jasmyn b. · La Cañada Flintridge, California, US · 3 projects
Im gonna make this now! Happy
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