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Raichu Sewing Tutorial

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Hi everyone and thanks for reading this tutorial :)

This time I wanted a nice big Raichu. I aimed for life-size but was shocked, that Raichu is actually 80 cm high D: Somehow it felt so wrong and in the end I made a smaller one.

Some rules first:
1.) do not claim to be the creator of this plushie-pattern! Giving me the credits would be nice :D
2.) do not make money out of this. It's a free tutorial so everybody can sew himself a Raichu if he like.
3.) When you are uploading your Raichu somewhere post a link to this tutorial, so people who like yours can do one themself ;D

I wanted the pattern to be easily to understand. Thats why I added some numbers and a color to every pattern
The meaning is like that:
(number from 1 to 22) = I used the numbers in the tutorial, so you know which pattern to use
x 2 = I think it's clear, but anyway: you have to cut out this pattern two times (or as many times the number says)
x 2/2 = here you have to mirror the pattern, so you need two parts from each side
O = the circle means that you have to sew this sides together
Color = I used the colors of the classic Raichu, so it's clear which part should have which color
dashed line = this part will be left out while sewing
x = when you use joints, the crosses mark the point where the two parts of the joint should conect
blue stribe = the pattern 15 and 19 weren't fitting on one DIN A4 page, so I had to cut them into two pieces. The blue stripe is where you must glue them together again

The whole pattern set can be found in my scrapsbook: [link]

Eye tutorial: [link]


When you have questions feel free to ask :D

Happy Raichu-Making everyone~
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otp4life's avatar
The link won't let me open it to see the pattern i need
robinscosplay's avatar
If I make everything twice as big will that work? Or will the scaling be off? 
CyrisDarkness's avatar
I'm not the creator of this pattern, but from my experience it shouldn't be a problem at all.
ShojoShonenOtaku's avatar
Hi, I know you posted this a few years ago but I wanted to ask if it was okay to use this pattern and modify it to make something else instead of a raichu. This pattern is amazing by the way, I'll probably make a raichu or jolteon soon to :)
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eltraumado's avatar
How much would you say you spent on materials for this?
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Hinata-teh-Lefty's avatar
What size seam allowance did you use? In other words, how much off the sides did you sew? (ie, 1/4", 5/8", etc)
Hinata-teh-Lefty's avatar
Very nice Raichu! Thank you for the pattern and tutorial!
Hiraelle's avatar
Thank you for the pattern and tutorial :)
Here's the Raichu I made : hiraelle.deviantart.com/art/Sh…
MangaDedenne's avatar
You are awesome, the greatest part of people doesn't share their own tecniques!! Thank you so much!! :D
pans-eevee2012's avatar
I made a Dedenne using your pattern and some of my own editing pans-eevee2012.deviantart.com/… my very first plush ever!
Amanel-the-cosplayer's avatar
Thank you for an amazing tutorial and patterns! <3
I made Raichu as a gift for a friend.
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You're awesome!
Yumio-chan's avatar
Awesome pattern. 
Dragonsculpt's avatar
You are like the best human alive for making these paterns ;o alot of artists keep them private So thanks so much for making these <3
mamapokemon's avatar
That is amazing. By far the best pattern for pokemon I have seen.... I have been trying to find a Pikachu pattern since that is my sons favorite. Can you offer advice on how I can change this pattern to make Pika for my son?
Lottos35's avatar
my god, you're good at this
VegetaFan79's avatar
I used your wonderful pattern to make my precious Goodra from my game! thanks so much for this tutorial! 

vegetafan79.deviantart.com/art…
Wolfbin's avatar
I'm totally making one of these for my boyfriend for Christmas, his favorite Pokemon is Raichu. I'd make it for his birthday, but I have like, five cosplays to finish before the end of September, and I'm only barely halfway done with two of them ^^;
please, could somebody tell me if the dot on 17 means that that's where the belly and chest go. i'm in the process of making mine and I really need to know no later than at least 2 days so I don't sew up the wrong side of the pattern to make the back.
Pseudoscops's avatar
Thanks for the tutorial !
Made a Raichu with that: pseudoscops.deviantart.com/art…
Duskstar15's avatar
This is awesome! As soon as I learn how to sew, I'm gonna make this!
SplashinginHappyness's avatar
Beautiful result! Turning that tail must've been terrible. XD
AzraelFallen18's avatar
Is (2) part of the back of the head????
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