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Naz's Guide - How to Make a Plush Friendly MLP OC by Nazegoreng Naz's Guide - How to Make a Plush Friendly MLP OC by Nazegoreng
***Don't ask me if your Oc is plush friendly. I don't have the time to look at everyones oc.

:icontradesonhold: :iconcommissionsclosed: - See page & journal for details

A guide on how to make a plush friendly My Little Pony OC. 
I wanted to make this guide to give people an idea on what elements of an MLP oc can be difficult or impossible to plush. When designing an OC, or wanting to get one made as a plush, there are things to avoid or minimise. 

This guide is based on personal experience and not all information may be true for every plush maker. 

Websites to view Minky Fabric colours: 
So you want to buy minkyI get asked this question alot and I promised a guide a while back but I'm just now getting around to making it! Here is a list of websites where you can buy minky fabric for your projects! - search cuddle 3 - search for Soft n Comfy - Australia
Land of Oh Etsy -
Ebay links!
Igloo0203 - - This seller has a wide color selection and the minky comes in 3mm and 5mm pile! She's located in Korea and shipping usually takes about 2 weeks, or at least that is when my orders arrive.
KYcutters - - They sell Benartex Minkee Gelat

I personally order from as they have the widest range of colours. 

Vector credits (click to view description and artist: 
Vinyl Scratch - Having a bad day by namelesshero2222 Rainbow Dash Vector by TryHardBrony Princess Cadence Vector by Proenix Cheese Sandwich (Finalized) by masemj angry Big Macintosh by BaumkuchenPony
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Alexis25 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist… My ponysona is ok I guess(I don't have her in mlp:fim style but... I will someday, I can't afford a plushie now anyway) but how hard would it be to make her hoodie? Elephant ears with space for normal ears inside and holes for wings(which I didn't draw) are hard, aren't they?
Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Not too hard :). If someone can make a pony hoodie then adding the ears would be very similar to making a human hoodie with ears. 
XCommanderHurricaneX Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
"Allot" kyuhyun 
Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
I apologise that my poor grammar is so painful for you to bear. 
Skorpido Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
So hard would doing a braided mane be? I'm expecting it would be pretty hard. I am thinking it would be way harder if the braids had two colors too.
Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hmmm you just have to find a way that works for you. Plaits are really the only type you can do with minky since you can't bring in extra 'strands' from the outside, you can only work with what you have. I just left a wide seam allowance inside each piece of hair so it made the plait slightly volumised. 
KittyKyomi Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Quick question, I realize my character has some of these issues: cutie mark comprised of small bits,Clothing(Goggles), multi-coloured mane etc.

But its more the style i'm worried about.. How complex/difficult do you think her mane and tail would be to plush?

Le blush by KittyKyomiYou dont stand a chance by KittyKyomi
Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh she's totally fine, trust me. She could have ALLOT more stripes and far more complex cutiemark. She'd be no problem to plush. The goggles are a small accessory to so I wouldn't worry about them. Maybe if she had a full aviator jacket and boots etc to go with it you would be looking at a far higher price, but goggles are a pretty common request :) Her hair is unique but certainly not undo-able
narutofan657 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
Does mine look ok?…… I'mgetting a plush from rubiowolf paid for by 2 friends of mine. (My birthday is on the 26th of this month but she said because of her list right now it won't be till mid September that I get my ponysona.) She said it would be $102 total
Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
She looks fine to plush ^_^
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