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lookin' spiffy!
I stitched up this Pusheen plushie as a gift for a pusheen fanatic's birthday:)

Posted by TheArtSwallow from Hudsonville, Michigan, United States • Published See TheArtSwallow's 14 projects »
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  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 1
    Step 1

    Looking at an example of pusheen, draw out a basic sketch of the character

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now trace just the body of the cat on a different peice of paper.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut it out-this will be your pattern

    (you can see where I cut his tail off-whoops!:)

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 4
    Step 4

    On a large sheet of gray felt, trace around your pattern with a marker

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 5
    Step 5

    flip the pattern over and trace it again

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 6
    Step 6

    cut out the 2 body peices

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 7
    Step 7

    As you cut, be sure to leave plenty of seam allowance, I went with a little over a quarter inch

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 8
    Step 8

    tada! here are the 2 sides of Pusheen's body

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now pin them, good sides together, so the marker lines are on the outside

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 10
    Step 10

    See the red pins under Pusheen's tail? Don't sew between those pins, that is the area you will use to flip him inside out later on

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 11
    Step 11

    starting at the underside of Pusheen's tail, sew all the way around along the marker lines

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 12
    Step 12

    stop at the red pin on the back of Pusheen's rightmost foot

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 13
    Step 13

    This is the area you left unsewn. now stuff all of Pusheen through this hole so he is inside out

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 14
    Step 14

    Lookin' fancy already!

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 15
    Step 15

    Next, stuff pusheen so make him extra cuddly

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 16
    Step 16

    sew up the hole nice and tight
    I used a blind stitch-
    this might help you
    http://turningturning.com/tutorial-invisible-ladder-stitch-for-quilt-binding/

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 17
    Step 17

    Congrats, that was the hardest part! now you just have to stitch on all of the details that give Pusheen his attitude. Start by cutting gray felt stripes for his tail and sewing them on securely

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 18
    Step 18

    now, for his hat. go back and look at your sketch so you know about what size to make it.
    Cut the 2 sides of the hat from black felt, making if slightly bigger that necessary to account for seam allowance

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 19
    Step 19

    pin the 2 sides of the hat together. This time, don't sew across the bottom brim of the hat, you'll need that open later

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 20
    Step 20

    Sew all sides of the hat except for the bottom/brim

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 21
    Step 21

    flip the hat inside out

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 22
    Step 22

    stuff the hat with just enough stuffing to give it shape. After you sew it closed the same way you sewed up Pusheen, sew a stip of colored felt(I used deep violet) above the brim of the hat

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 23
    Step 23

    Sew the hat between Pusheen's ears, make sure you stitch it plenty!

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 24
    Step 24

    Cut out three semi-circles from gray felt and stitch them just below Pusheen's tophat

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 25
    Step 25

    Now for his adorable face-
    Cut out pusheens felt eye, monocle and 'stache. use pins to hold them in place while you sew

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 26
    Step 26

    Cut out three small rectangles for whiskers, mine were about 1 1/2 inches by 3/4 inch

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 27
    Step 27

    roll the rectangles and stitch them so they don't unfurl. Now you can attatch them to Pusheen's face

  • How to make a cat plushie. Pusheen Plushie - Step 28
    Step 28

    Don't forget about the gray felt stripes on his back

    Fancy Pusheen is complete!

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PineconePrincess
PineconePrincess · Roseburg, Oregon, US · 19 projects
im gnna make this thanks!
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Smoshdiamonds101
Smoshdiamonds101 · Peterborough, England, GB · 7 projects
This is gorgeous! Happy I love it!
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poohbear p.
poohbear p. · 4 projects
love it!!!!
(like a sir!)
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Carrie
Carrie · 1 project
CUTE!! ^.^ So dapper!
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Happy-Go-Lucky
Happy-Go-Lucky · Nawur, Bamiyan, AF · 8 projects
adorable!
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Sandra L.
Sandra L. · Newark, California, US · 38 projects
so cute, i love pusheen!
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