A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Jingle bells, jingle bells, it's time to show off your TREE!  Show off your flocking and garland with us this year.
Total Members: 319,834
Currently Running With Scissors:
168 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Stuffed Oddish Plushie  (Read 7654 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
Alice, where's your tongue?
Offline Offline

Posts: 95
Joined: 31-May-2009

View Profile WWW
« on: July 10, 2009 04:10:23 PM »

I made this stuffed Oddish* plushie for a friend awhile ago, but I never posted it here on Craftster.  So here it is!

*Oddish is a Pokemon, for those unfamiliar with himCheesy

I did a private swap with her; the Oddish was the "main" swap item, but I sent some other items to go with it.  Oddish is chillin' on one of those Ikea chairs.

And here's a picture of the Oddish plushie in comparison to a human.

I love plushies, but I like BIG ones - ones that you can wrap your arms around.  I also wanted to make Oddish life-size and based on pictures I googled, and I think I was close!

Oddish is made of fleece, flannel, polyfiberfill, and felt (for his facial features).  I didn't use a pattern, and everything was cut freehand.  I just cut out five panels and sewed them together wrong-side out, only to realize that four was more than enough...  After removing the extra panel, I flipped the ball-shape right-side out, positioned his features, and then handsewed them on.  Then I flipped it wrong-side out again.  I cut out circles using some kind of circular thing in my house and his feet.  The feet were stuffed and then sewn in between the bottom and body pieces. More fiberfill was added to make him firmer.

His leaves were sewn from flannel, loosely stuffed, and then topstitched down the middle.  I pinned the leaves to the inside of the body, added the top circular piece, and handstitched them in place, making sure to leave some room to flip the entire plushie, leaves and legs, inside out.  And then I crammed more fiberfill into him and sewed the opening shut.  (I probably should've added more fiberfill, but Oddish was pretty fluffy.  I guess that fiberfill settles. :p)

So there you have it!  A big cuddly Oddish. Cheesy

My friend was so happy and loved him, and well, Oddish couldn't have a better owner than her!

Offline Offline

Posts: 1833
Joined: 04-Jul-2007

Here's to inappropriate!

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009 04:26:55 PM »

My son is in love, especially when he realised how big it was. Grin

It looks great, I love that you stuffed the leaves as well.
« Last Edit: July 10, 2009 04:27:50 PM by Harvey » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2009 04:35:17 PM »

oddish is one of my most favorite pokemon ever and this one looks perfect Smiley

also, i chuckled out loud at your "how much mud could a mudkip kip if a mudkip could kip mud?" Tongue

when I'm wearing my crafty pants: etsy
...when I'm a pack rat: blog
...and when I feel like sharing: tutorials
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2009 05:19:49 PM »

I'm totally unfamiliar with Pokeman characters, but this is so cute! I LOVE the idea of giant plushies! Smiley

« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2009 06:34:57 PM »

  Shocked Shocked Shocked!!! OOOH!! That stuffie is mega cute, and I love how big he is!!!! Aww!! Grin Grin

For all of my jewelry : www.ShiningIsFree.etsy.com
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2009 06:59:36 PM »

I'm an old Pokemon fan!  You've really captured Oddish, he's just so cute. 
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2009 08:51:33 PM »

i love oddish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Australian made and owned.
Offline Offline

Posts: 545
Joined: 26-Jul-2008

Don't dream it, be it.

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2009 12:19:48 AM »

That's absolutely adorable!!
I love the old-school pokemon [aka, the first 99], and you've done a fantastic job at him!
That is definitely getting wisted! Tongue

Keep smiling - It makes people wonder what you're up to.

Looking for Australian personal swaps! [For now. I'll branch overseas when I can afford it!]
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2009 04:16:28 PM »

My oh my is that cute. The things people can do when they have time are amazing. He looks so cuddly.
Alice, where's your tongue?
Offline Offline

Posts: 95
Joined: 31-May-2009

View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2009 08:09:16 PM »

I forgot to check back on this thread (work has been kicking my butt and making me senile at the same time), but I wanted to thank all of you for all of your sweet, encouraging comments. Cheesy

I'm thinking about making a gigantic mudkip one of these days, but that's a project that will require a bit more thought and planning...

Thanks again. <3

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Mini Heart Pinata
Oh, deer!
@Home This Weekend: Stylish Jacket For Your Pooch

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.