Eel Nigiri Sushi Plush

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Eel Nigiri Sushi Plush Pattern


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Sewing: Eel Nigiri Sushi Plush
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Straight sewing
  • Curved sewing
  • Ladder stitch
  • Fusible web applique

Pattern Description:

This pattern is made to resemble a plush version of a delicious Eel Nigiri sushi -- that is a ball of rice topped with a juicy slice of eel, all wrapped up in a band of nori seaweed.

This plush is made from fleece, so it's a great project for beginners and comes out looking especially smooth and soft. The project requires some skill in applique, but the pattern includes an entire section on how to sew the applique features in lots of different ways that will fit your skill level!

This pattern can be used for both personal and commercial use as long as you credit my website, :)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One 4" x 5" x 4" plush


  • 7" x 15" scrap of white fleece
  • 15" x 5" scrap of black fleece
  • 10" x 10" scrap of brown fleece
  • 5" x 10" scrap of black applique fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • White, black, and brown sewing thread
  • Batting
  • Basic sewing tools (sewing machine, scissors, iron, needles, pins, fabric marker, seam ripper)
  • 5" x 10" scrap of light or heavy duty fusible web

About Designer

About Designer

Choly Knight on

My name is Choly Knight and I'm a seamstress of over 15 years from Orlando, Florida. I've been sewing since middle school and have yet to put my machine away.
I'm the author of several craft books from Fox Chapel Publishing, including Sew Kawaii!, Sew Baby, Sewing Stylish Handbags & Totes, and more to come!
I studied Art and English in college, so it's been a dream come true getting to ...

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