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Fluttershy 2013

By thurinus
It's been more than half a year since the last pony, so I thought I'd try making one last plush before the year is over. I expanded the pattern to be as big as my embroidery machine would allow designs to be large, and tried some new sewing procedures that allowed me to machine-sew everything save for the tail onto the body, and the hole through which I turn the plush inside-out. I also used magnets to hold her mane in place, a clever technique I stole from *GreenTeaPlushies

The bottom picture compares my first full-coloured minky plush from September 2012 with the new one. Fluttershy was my first minky pony, so it's only fitting that she be the guinea pig for the new pattern :)

Fluttershy 2013 is 17" tall.

Edit: got a better mugshot
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PonyUniverse's avatar
OH GOSH SO ADORABLE!
mlplover1432's avatar
credechica4's avatar
its amazing but i think the hair should start next to the ear rather than from the middle of the skull it just my opinion 
SplashinginHappyness's avatar
Wow, nice job! Her mane and tail are spot on with the show. :)
gba741's avatar
I need this Fluttershy, is really awesome,
if only you could sell something :c
TrixiesTrix's avatar
Wow, these yes are the best looking plushies eyes I've seen yet!
Chibi-pets's avatar
wow I love it! your plushies have a so lovely face 
EstheticArt's avatar
amazing! how'd you get her so neat and perfect looking?
thurinus's avatar
Thanks! Tidying the pile of the minky goes a long way in making plushies photogenic :)
EstheticArt's avatar
Thank you for the tip! :D
lennan's avatar
Wonderful job on her! =)
Lucki13ear's avatar
it looks really well made. I love how big it is. 
thurinus's avatar
Thanks! I'd love to eventually make much bigger ones, which would require me to either get a machine that can do larger embroidery designs, or start looking into applique. Baby steps :)
craftypacaderm's avatar
Wow, she's absolutely stunning.
Summer30's avatar
What is the material for her yellow coat?
Summer30's avatar
NM I read Minky.   She is beautifully done.
thurinus's avatar
Hehe yup! Thanks!
Derpzalot's avatar
They are adorable! <3
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