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Toothless Tutorial Part 1 by nooby-banana Toothless Tutorial Part 1 by nooby-banana
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Alright! Here's the first part of my Toothless plush tutorial! I'm already working on part 4 of the tutorial, so it's gonna be a big one. But it covers every step you need to make a Toothless plush! You're welcome to make some modifications to it if you want, as long as you give me credit for the base pattern. =)

This part only covers materials and how to piece the pattern pieces together. The links to the pattern pieces will be provided with each part of the tutorial as they are needed.
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Doctor-Pickle Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017
Oooh... I was trying to figure out the seam allowance, and I just found the comment saying it's 1/4" and you have to add it to the pattern. Drat. I already cut the pieces for the head. :/

Besides that, it's an adorable little pattern, and not too difficult! =D Thank you!
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Crystalheart9 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for this pattern and tutorial.  I'm looking forward to giving this a try.  One part of the tutorial I don't see in the patterns is  the pattern for the claws.  I can't find that shape anywhere.  I printed out all 5 pattern pages and don't see it.  Also when I print the pattern out on computer paper is that the proper size for the pieces?  Thanks so much for this and sorry for the questions, I'm not very experienced at sewing.
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EvBree196 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016
Hi Guys, probably a really stupid question but when you draw on the patterns to cut the fabric, are you marking on the inside or the outside? I'm using faux fur and don't know if I need to flip the paper or not before tracing?
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pokepops Featured By Owner Edited Mar 4, 2016
hey thanks for the tutorial and the pattern 
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wowthatisveryfun Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2016
I really don't get the wing veins, the tutorial is really good but... Help? *thanks for the patterns and everything* :D
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EnokiGryphoclaw Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh hey! I did this sewing project a few years back and I think I can help you with the veins. (That's if you still even need the help. XD)

Once you sew the two sides of the membrane together, just pinch a clean line from the top of the wing (the point where it shows all the veins are gathered) to the wing point and sew. Make sure the pinched side is on the bottom of the wing.
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wowthatisveryfun Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016
It's almost finished now, but thank you (for the tutorial and the pattern too)!!! <3
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EnokiGryphoclaw Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're most welcome!! Glad I could be of some help. ;D
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pandagyrl2 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you! Awesome pattern! I'm going to make it for my lil sister for Christmas.
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hubixx Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015
Do you have to cut the fabric exactly the size of the pattern, or does it have to be a little bit bigger, because of turning right side out? thank you!
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LaraNaa Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015
 i am so confused because  of the head pieces ...they dont really seem to fit together. HELP :'D
i think i am doing something wrong ._.
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tonlynn Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015
Love your design! I can't seem to find the link to the pattern pieces, could you help me out? Thanks! Can't wait to try to make this... twice!
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HekateLesedi Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Student Filmographer
Thank you so much for posting this tutorial!  I've made a couple minor changes for my version of your plush.  I added another "finger" to the end of the wings b/c in the movies Toothless has six of them in his wings, and I'm changing how the wings attach to the body.  I'll send you a link once I finish!
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HekateLesedi Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Student Filmographer
By the way, I wanted to let you know I finished making mine.  Here he is.

Toothless Meets His New Housemates by HekateLesedi
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Fallenpeach Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This tutorial is absolutely amazing and easy to follow!! :heart: Thank you so much!! ^U^

:: Toothless Plush :: by Fallenpeach
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1Roxas14 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015
What are the dementions. How big should i make each piece? Feet, Inches?
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ChikaneNoMiko Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much for the post! Toothless is my daughter's FAVORITE dragon and I just know she'd snuggle this one to death! (Lol, she's 2 and this will be bigger then her!)
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lasarahjoy Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for posting this! A fairly easy pattern to follow if you know your way around sewing. I changed the claws, eyes, and prosthetic tail to make them slightly easier, but seriously, it's great!
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Promissed Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know this question has been asked a couple times, and it may just be because I'm on a tablet that I can't see it, but is there a link or download for the actual pattern part? I'm sure there is, I just can't find it and would appreciate some help 😛
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draggersprez Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How long would you say it turns out from head to tail? I want to make a 25 inch long one for a friend and want to know if I can use the materials list or if I need to calculate new amounts and enlarge the pattern :)
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Coraline12345 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
For that size, I would buy about 2 yards or so. :) There's alot of extra stuff so the extra should be necessary.
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K-naille Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! Thanks for sharing :-)
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KatrinaSnow Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome!!! *Free Icon/Emote* Toothless (Love it!) 
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myrthe300 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
become this  pattern the same as your toothless plush  ?
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ClayfrommyHeart Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I just got everything to make one! But I am a bit confused still with how to resize the patterns. Some of them don't say that they're scaled to 73% but those that aren't are perfect sized for the toothless I want to make. So how do I resize them? I don't have Microsoft word and when I stretched it in wordpad all it did was distort it and I didn't know how to make sure that the other pieces would be the same...

Can I just put each picture and rescale them all to the same size? Or is anybody able to explain what I am supposed to do?
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Jesseka07 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I don't have word either, when I downloaded the images I saved them as jpg's and had my printer setting resize them to fit the page when they printed.  I am not sure if they came out too small or too big as I do need a bit more then 2 yard of fabric, but all and all that worked well for me.  I hope this helps good luck!!
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ClayfrommyHeart Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hmmm ok. Thanks! Yea my mom doesn't know a whole lot about sewing this kind of project but when I right clicked on the picture and printed from there she said they were out of proportion and that I'd have to adjust most of them so I threw them away and will try again. :P
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shelbywolfeater Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
I LOVE this, its helped me so much!! thank you :P
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wenyileong Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014
may I know how much extra fabric do you leave when cutting out for sewing?
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the-red-fox-8015 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
Thank you banana! (That sounds kina weird) favorited part one and soon...soon I shall start to make my very own and if any ask I will point them your way!
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nami-07 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
how big of a Toothless will this make?
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ChocolateRiceBall Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I was so very sad when the Build-a-bear toothless ran out of stock, it won't be back until next fall! And then I found out the next best thing, the t-shirt from Hot Topic, just sold out too! 
Frozen - Elsa Crying Icon 
But, I'm keeping my hopes up, 'cause I still want some HTTYD merchandise... Thank you very much for posting this! <3 (I agree, the official plushies are not very cute at all...)
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blueaegiswriting Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Your tutorial is great! I gotta try this once I get darker fabric! 
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SpectresKnight Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm going to try my hand at this.

I'm assuming that the pieces are printed to A4 paper?

Also I know you said no felt, but what about using it for the prosthetic tailfin?
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Luminous-Luchador Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hi :)

I used your pattern to make a Dimitri plush..I hope it's okay if I post it on deviantart :)
Of course I'll link it to your page
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shibblesgiggles01 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
hello, i'm working on this parting, do you have a link for the wings, belly and body?
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TwilightSparkleKairi Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
May I ask what kind of fabric you used for his eyes? Or is that in the pattern instructions? I haven't had a chance to go over them yet so if it is in them sorry XD I can be very stupid sometimes
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TwilightSparkleKairi Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Those store bought ones are oh so very ugly DX WHY? Oh and thank you so much for putting this on here, hopefully I will be able to convince my mother to help my with it :) cause if I did it myself I would probably fail at it horribly, oh again thank you so very much for putting this public
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Silestea Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
Wooah this is really great and awesome. Clap
I think I have to buy some black fabric and sew a little Toothless for me. Love
Thanks for sharing this wonderful pattern. :happybounce: ;) (Wink) 
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cartman2k86 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome idea.  If I can convince my wife, we'll so be doing this.  

You mention Katy-A's tutorial for the eyes.  Is that a username here on DA or something else as you have no address or link to it.  
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vinalscratchpony Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
I'd stitch by hand. It helps more and helps to make it you're own. Machienes are OK, but have no accurate usage. By hand takes more time, but it's worth it. :3
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tyeteeva Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
do you need a sewing machine to do this or can you stitch by hand?
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PsychoHorseStudios Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is probably a silly question..but how do I get the pattern for printing? Do I copy it from this and cut in the computer so it fits onto a piece of paper to print out, or do I have to go to a different post of yours for the pattern? Sorry for the silly question I just want to make sure my plush looks as wonderful as yours!
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wolfdevine Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
I'd like to know that too, I think we may both be missing something XD
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Engelust Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I made it!!! thanks ALOT for this tutorial... I had so much fun with it!!! http://engelust.deviantart.com…
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Sora-Livana-Resi Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
I was really looking forward to making this plush and bought all the bits and pieces for it, but I've reached the point of having cut my stuff out and none of the instructions make an ounce of sense to me. Not to mention it's fairly useless for anyone who doesn't have a sewing machine. Pretty bloody depressing, to say the least.

Maybe I'm just too thick.
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nonstopplushies Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh my god. The original plush is TERRIBLE! I would not want that at the foot of my bed. Yours, however, I would... I am making!!!!!!!!! BECAUSE I LOVE THIS! I faved it...
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