About this Project

Under the sea-quins! Create an adorable little mermaid plushie complete with felt fin and long flowing yarn hair.

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  • 1

    Download and print template.

    Cut out pattern pieces in desired colors. Lightly mark spots for facial features on one body piece.

  • 2
    Sew sequins onto tail using French knots. TIP: Arrange sequins in desired layout before sewing to felt.
  • 3
    Stitch eyelashes, eyebrows, and mouth onto face with desired embroidery floss.
  • 4
    Cut small holes for eyes to push through, then secure eyes with plastic backing.
  • 5
    Sew tail onto body at the marked waist using a back stitch. Repeat with second body and tail piece.
  • 6
    Sew the two shells onto the front body.
  • 7
    Pin the two body pieces together, placing the fin pieces at the bottom tip of tail. The felt fin pieces should be in between the two tulle fins.
  • 8
    Stitch around the edge of the whole body leaving a 2 gap. Use this gap to stuff the body with Poly-fil, then stitch the gap closed. Take two of the arm pieces and stitch around the edge, leaving a small gap to stuff. Repeat with second arm. Sew arms onto body at either side of neck.
  • 9
    Wrap yarn around an item that is the length you want the hair to be. Wrap multiple times, then tie a piece of yarn around the middle. Cut through loops at either end. Sew center of hair onto top of head where desired. Repeat if more hair is needed. Style hair as desired. Use extra felt to create hair accessories. TIP: Hair may need to be stitched in some spots to stay in place.