Behold, the Kabuto overlord! This huge plushie took so long to make - the pattern is about as complex as it can get, haha. I’m proud of having accomplished this shape that is so unusual for a plush - it probably would have been easy in another art format like sculpting, but sewing the fold of the shell and the inward-facing holes on the backside was a challenge that needed a lot of time to tackle. He has the name of his trainer and the team Instinct logo embroidered onto the back of his belly as well! That makes him one of a kind in this world. It’s possible with any plush commission to embroider your own logo design, name or any other ideas onto the plushie! <3
You can find a "making of" album and watch the progress of both the small and gigantic Kabuto here! www.facebook.com/pg/Pinku-Art-…
Have some facts!
It took a total of 66.7 hours of work from starting the pattern to finishing the plush.
Daddy Kabuto is 50cm tall, which is lifesize according to the Pokedex!
He weighs more than 3 kilos!
Making the first pattern draft took 6.95 hours, and making the baby Kabuto plush along with correcting the pattern took another 16.5 hours. Further 8.28 hours were spent on resizing and correcting the pattern to be suitable for the big Kabuto.
I spent 4.3 hours on the embroidery of the team Instinct logo and trainer name.
It took 6.9 hours to stuff daddy Kabuto!
I spent an additional 4.4 hours to fix a part of the pattern that I had cut and sewn in a wrong way! These were not included in the 66.7 hours.
If I ever were to sew this plushie again, it would have to be at least 30cm tall. Sewing a smaller version is extremely complicated to achieve! I will never sew a baby Kabuto in this size again.
I absolutely love how adorable the two of them look together
You can see more of baby Kabuto here: pinkuart.deviantart.com/art/Ba…
An there's a video here! www.facebook.com/1896289010528…
I am going to take as many pictures of them as possible while they are with me!
I will not give away the technique I used for achieving the shape for now, I want to save that for a tutorial book about advanced plushmaking.
12 commissions remain on my list! I will be able to accept new plush orders again after they are completed. There’s going to be a new system for the new commissions! I have updated the commission information on www.pinkuart.com/. I hopefully will be able to give full price quotes again soon, in the meantime you can find an updated list with price references on my website. <3 Next up : Serena’s Fennekin!
Plush commission information: Pinkuart.com
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