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Raichu Sewing Tutorial by Renegar-Kitsune Raichu Sewing Tutorial by Renegar-Kitsune
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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samichesicecream Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2017
I made one. Thanks for the pattern.…
eltraumado Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2017  Student Interface Designer
How much would you say you spent on materials for this?
genny03 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I try it!!!!
Hinata-teh-Lefty Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2016  Student Photographer
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 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2016  Student Photographer
Very nice Raichu! Thank you for the pattern and tutorial!
Hiraelle Featured By Owner May 24, 2015
Thank you for the pattern and tutorial :)
Here's the Raichu I made :…
MangaDedenne Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are awesome, the greatest part of people doesn't share their own tecniques!! Thank you so much!! :D
pans-eevee2012 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015   Artisan Crafter
I made a Dedenne using your pattern and some of my own editing… my very first plush ever!
Amanel-the-cosplayer Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
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 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015   General Artist
Awesome pattern. 
Dragonsculpt Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
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 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
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 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
my god, you're good at this
VegetaFan79 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I used your wonderful pattern to make my precious Goodra from my game! thanks so much for this tutorial!…
Wolfbin Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Thanks for the tutorial !
Made a Raichu with that:…
Duskstar15 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Student Artist
This is awesome! As soon as I learn how to sew, I'm gonna make this!
SplashinginHappyness Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful result! Turning that tail must've been terrible. XD
AzraelFallen18 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Is (2) part of the back of the head????
number1SakuraXInofan Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
which side of 17 is the back, is it the one with the dot?
Darsukun Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
pokepops Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
thanks for the tutorial and pattern
here is the raichu i made:…
abby5268 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
babeedahl Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I haven't actually made a Raichu, but I have modified this pattern to make an owl so far.  Next I'm going to try to modify it to make a Yoshi (crossing fingers).  Thank you so much for making this pattern available!
Netol Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
what size joints did you use?
RedCelebi Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That a pretty good tutorial,good jod
TheFirstDude Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
Oh by the great lord, I am going to find a sewing device if it kills me.


Would it be wrong if I attempted to alter the pattern to make it thinner?
For personal use of course, I was gonna try to find someone who could make my Raichu, but with this, I might be able to do him myself.
etherealCoyote Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I SO want to do this! This little plushie you made is AMAZING! <3
Bimmi1111 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I can't sew well... now I really wish I could lol
TerraDestroyer347 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artist

this is amazing!!!!


yellowpanda17 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Student General Artist
This tutorial is awesome, and I love your mudkip one too. Could you possibly consider a "How to make an Umbreon"?

I love your work, don't stop! :3
AustraliumSiren Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi there! :wave:

Thanks for posting your pattern. I made this Raichu with it:
amber14703 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Student General Artist

i recodmend making a female raichu tail thing all u have to do is change the shape or do u want me to do that on my plush


Zexiroth15 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013
i tried doing this but i have a few comments...when i sew the ears and head to the body the keep falling off. how do u sew them on so nicely? other then that it looks great and i love your tutorials. so please comment back to get this issue resolved. thanx you.
ElleAnn Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dragonxx5 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, I really love this pattern. But I was wondering, what are the things you used for joints called? Where can I get some? And how do I use them?
Thank you. n.n
Sageoftwilight56 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How hard is this to make? I would like to make it for my sister's boyfriend, because his favorite pokemon is Raichu, but I would like to know how hard on a scale of one to ten, one being the easiest how hard you think this is to make. Thank you!
KatzeFisch Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ive made this raichu, and a couple pikachu versions, several times. as long as you read the instructions carefully and have a good basic knowledge of sewing its pretty easy ^^
YinTwin4 Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thank You!
cla3000 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
Thanks, the tutorial was great and easy to follow. I used it to make a pikachu and he turned out so cute :D
yoshifan12 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
heres the raich plush that i made [link]
HuckleFred Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
so cute!!
Nine-Tailed-Chaos Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
About how much Fabric would we need of each color, would you say? :) I don't think I saw that info anywhere? : o
M-Lee08 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I find the joints fascinating I will have this for that. I want to try to do joints.
Numbuh1Nerd Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Student General Artist
So how tall is it, exactly?
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