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A cute Despicable Me-inspired plush.
A cute minion plush. Pattern will be added soon!

Posted by Lauren from Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa • Published See Lauren's 101 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Cut out your pattern pieces.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sew each denim bottom section to each yellow top section.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew three of the body pieces together, leaving the back open.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut out the bib area of the dungarees, and fold over the raw edges, tacking them down. Sew this piece onto the top of the denim area, where the yellow begins.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut two strips of denim that are 2cm wide. Mine were unnecessarily long, but you can measure how long you want them to be on your minion. These will be your dungaree straps.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold the one side in about .5 cm and tack, and then repeat on the other side, tacking and then ironing it flat.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stitch along the centre of each strap.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the straps where you want them on the dungarees and stitch them on, adding a button. Leave the backs unattached.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 9
    Step 9

    Attach the back piece of the body on both sides, leaving a gap for turning and stuffing. Stuff the body to desired fullness and close stuffing gap.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 10
    Step 10

    Stitch the sides of the arm pieces together, forming a cylinder.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sew around the top of the flattened cylinder, forming a rounded top for the arm.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 12
    Step 12

    Hand stitch together two of the hand pieces. Add some stuffing to the hand and the arm piece, and then attach the hand to the arm.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 13
    Step 13

    Stitch the arms onto the body.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 14
    Step 14

    Stitch a foot piece to each leg piece.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 15
    Step 15

    Sew two leg pieces together, then repeat for the other leg.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 16
    Step 16

    Attach each leg to the body, adding stuffing.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 17
    Step 17

    Attach the dungaree straps at the back, crossing the straps.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 18
    Step 18

    Stitch the grey ring of felt to the white of the eye.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 19
    Step 19

    Sew on the brown circle to the centre of the eye.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 20
    Step 20

    Add the black pupil to the eye.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 21
    Step 21

    Sew a strip of black felt around the head to make the strap for the eye.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 22
    Step 22

    Sew the eye onto the body.

  • How to make a food plushie. Minion Plush - Step 23
    Step 23

    Stitch a mouth.

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anne m.
anne m. · Emerald, Queensland, AU
want pattern please
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Eszter P.
Eszter P. · Brockville, Ontario, CA · 4 projects
This is perfect! great tutorial! I would like to make this for my 7y son! Do you think you can upload the pattern soon so it is ready before xmas?
Thanks!!!
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robin m.
robin m. · Ucluelet, British Columbia, CA
pattern?\
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mimzy2087
mimzy2087 · North Adams, Massachusetts, US
where's the pattern, would love to make this!
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Lula S.
Lula S.
they are really cool! Where can i find the pattern?
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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
Oh, I just looked at mine and I think mine is too squished up. I didn't even have space for a mouth! lol
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Anschke
Anschke · Munich, Bavaria, DE · 4 projects
This is really an adorable version of the Minions !
Really can't wait for the pattern to start! Do you plan to upload the pattern before christmas this year? These little guys would be a nice present for my best friend Happy
Lauren
Lauren · Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, ZA · 112 projects
Hopefully I will upload the pattern before then! Unfortunately I'm currently at university, rather than at home, where the pattern is, but I'll do my best to upload it as soon as possible!
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Goth Kitty
Goth Kitty · Great Yarmouth, England, GB · 19 projects
This is great! im gunna make one for my dad wen i get the stuff lol XD cant wait for pattern! Happy
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judithchen
judithchen · Ilmenau, Thuringia, DE · 54 projects
lovely plush, lauren. however, just my two cents. I think the head should be rather rounder.
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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
he-hey!! cool idea ^^
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