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Ig the Squid

Added Jan 28, 2014

by puggmom

Chicago, Illinoi...






Saw this project floating around the internet and decided to make it for a friend. I used the general dimensions used in the instructions, so it is about 8 feet long.

I will say that the provided instructions are VERY loose – don’t go strictly off of the measurements because they aren’t really intended to give an exact account of how to create your pattern. There was a lot of fudging involved to get my pattern pieces done well. I would especially recommend making the ‘small’ tentacles wider than suggested so that they are easier to turn out.

The fins, eyes, and ‘bottom’ are handsewn on.

Material Notes

~2.5 yards of fleece
~1.5 yards of quilting cotton
5lb box of fiberfill
Scrap felt for the eyes



Related Techniques


Garment Type
Other, Geek
Cotton, Other


8 Foot Giant Squid Pillow

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    Feb 1, 2014, 09.15 AMby emlj

    That is fantastic! Then I saw it was 8ft and it got better! :)

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    Jan 30, 2014, 05.14 PMby catkath

    It actually made me smile! Well done! Thanks for brightening up my day!

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    Jan 29, 2014, 05.01 PMby melongrowergirl

    How funney! :-) Really nice idea!

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    Jan 29, 2014, 03.45 AMby galaxies

    Love this!! Nice job

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    Jan 29, 2014, 03.43 AMby puggmom

    Thanks all! :)

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    Jan 29, 2014, 03.13 AMby Deanna31

    Wow. This looks awesome!!

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    Jan 29, 2014, 02.19 AMby nadia r

    haha this came out terrific!!! :P

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    Jan 29, 2014, 01.11 AMby jen .ss1

    It’s really wonderful – I just love this!

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    Jan 28, 2014, 10.25 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! This is very special! Great roommate :)

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