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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.

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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!
www.beverlys.com - search cuddle 3
www.fabric.com
www.fabricdepot.com
www.minkybabyfabric.com
www.joann.com - search for Soft n Comfy
www.theminkyboutique.com
www.minkee.com.au - Australia
www.xogigifabrics.com
www.threadart.com
www.denverfabrics.com
www.bluemoonfabrics.com
www.onlinefabricstore.net
www.plushaddict.co.uk
Land of Oh Etsy - http://www.etsy.com/listing/95419080/1-yard-1-mm-smooth-cuddle-minky-fabric?ref=usr_faveitems
Ebay links!
Igloo0203 - http://myworld.ebay.com/igloo0203/&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2754 - 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 - http://myworld.ebay.com/kycutters/?_trksid=p4340.l2559 - They sell Benartex Minkee Gelat


I personally order from plushaddict.co.uk 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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SnuggleFactory Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
A woman after my own heart! This is awesome Naz.
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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner 10 hours ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
We should totally include some of this stuff in the panel XD. 
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SnuggleFactory Featured By Owner 8 hours ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh it would be a good talking point, I'm thinking of bringing some show and tell, some of my first attempts at plushies, they were really terrible :P but fun to laugh at. I look forward to seeing you there, and getting to see which ponies you bring along!
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Dancing-Angel-221B Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm reading this here, and I'm wondering if this pony right here sta.sh/01ar6vx9el4w, is too much to plush? What would you say?
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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
No she's quite fine. The only abnormal thing you'll have to pay extra for is the blue hooves. I'm assuming you'd be fine with her having a regular pony body though? If you want her with an alicorn/lanky body you'd be paying a fair bit more depending on the plushmaker 
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Dancing-Angel-221B Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Alright. Thanks for the feedback.
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TiffanyPonyLover Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why do I feel like redesigning my 'sona for some reason? tiffanyponylover.deviantart.co…

Anyways, I hope people read this, this is helpful to a lot if plush makers
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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
No she's pretty fine to plush really ^_^. Not too many spikes, not too many colours. The only extra expense would be the sparkles :)
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Cyev Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  New member
I have one question v w v

I'm still designing my one, I would love her to have a tri colored sweater, do you think that's just pushing the boundaries? Its pure white, with a few raven black stripes, blue between some of them.
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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Clothing is really dependant on the artist. There are allot of artists that wont do clothing, and some that will. It all depends on what artists you want to limit yourself to. Tri coloured is no biggie, but just consider who will make clothing and who wont. 
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