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Tutorial: How to machine stitch heads onto bodies
Tutorial time! This is another basic tutorial that will show you how to machine stitch a plush's head onto its body. Please be aware that I can't teach anyone how to make patterns. I'm just putting together a few tips and tricks that will hopefully help someone.
Step 1:

Sew your plush's body together, leaving the entire back open.
Step 2:

Sew your plush's head together, also leaving the back open.
Step 3:

Match the head to the body and pin. When making your pattern, make sure the circumference of the opening at the bottom of the head is equal to the circumference of the neck opening of the plush body.
Step 4:

Sew a straight line from one end to the other.
Step 5:

The plush's head is now attached!
Step 6:

You should now have a plush with the entire back open! All you have to do now is finish it!
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Tutorial: How to hide knots
Here's a quickie tutorial I put together on how to effectively hide knots and make your closed seams pretty!
Step 1:

Tuck in your seam allowance.
Step 2:


Use a ladder stitch to close the seam. When you tug the thread the stitches disappear!
Step 4:

When you finish closing your seam knot your thread and place the needle into the same place your thread came out.
Step 5:

Push the needle through to the other side and gently tug the thread until you hear the knot pop through. You've successfully hidden your knot!
Step 6:

If you're using minky, take a needle and carefully brush the fur out of the seam. When you're finished you should have a nice pretty seam that's barely visible!
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So you want to buy minky
I 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
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For everyone who wished me a happy birthday...Thank you soooooooooooo much!! <33333
I'm sorry it took me this long to reply, last week I had to stay off of DA to help my family; needless to say all of your comments really mean a lot to me. ;3; I may not have responded to them, but I always read every single comment. So please don't take it personally if I don't reply...because it's usually my social anxiety that overwhelms me, so it's not anything you did. Now, onto new adventures and pony episodes I go~! *flies away with a cape*

With love,
XxMoonDropsxX

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TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:Yay! We're here, everypony!
:iconhappytsplz::iconsaysplz:Phew, that wasn't long. I told you we could easily make it on hoof!
:iconstyle1plz::iconsaysplz:Speak for yourself, Twi, you didn't have to carry this cake! It's heavy, you know!
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:Thank you for helping out, Dashie! I couldn't have settled for anything less, after all!
:iconfluttershy-plz::iconsaysplz:Hi... We're here to... wish you a happy birthday.
:iconpinkiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:You said it! Happy birthday!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And what better way to say "happy birthday" than with a cake? :iconcakepinkplz:
:iconapple-jackplz::iconsaysplz:Why, with a real Apple family apple pie, of course! :iconapplepieplz:
:iconderpyhappyplz::iconsaysplz:With a muffin! Yay! :iconmlpmuffinplz:
:iconraritysmileplz::iconsaysplz:But these, while pleasant to give, mean little by themselves...
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:What makes them meaningful are our wishes for you!
:iconpinkiesmile2plz::iconsaysplz:Exactly! And we wish for you to have a perfect birthday and a great year ahead of you!
:iconrainbowdashhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't fear any challenges you might face! No matter how bad it may seem, have faith in yourself and keep on being awesome!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:And while at it, keep a level head and don't lose sight of what's important! Keep the magic of friendship alive in yourself!
:iconapplejackhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Remember your loved ones and friends, an' don't let little things an' worries get you down!
:iconspikethinkingplz::iconsaysplz:We hope that you'll find all you seek and be the best you can be!
:iconrarityjoyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget to respect yourself! You're the best at being you, so stay true to what you really are!
:iconflutterpweezeplz::iconsaysplz:And we hope that you'll be at peace with yourself, too... and that the year ahead will be peaceful for you.
:iconpinkiewinkplz::iconsaysplz:And throughout all that, have fun! It isn't fun if you don't have any, after all, and fun it should be!
:iconpinkiepartyplz::iconsaysplz:Just like today! Party on!
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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017
...the happiest of birthdays to you miss...=3
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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016
...a very happy birthday to you miss...hope your special day is filled with joy...=3
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Armosk Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016
Happy Birthday!:iconpinkiepiecakeplz:
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:icontwilightismagic:
TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:Weeee! Today's the day, everypony!
:icontwilightderpplz::iconsaysplz:Pinkie, do we have to teleport in like that every time?
:iconpinkiecuteplz::iconsaysplz:Of course, silly! Else it wouldn't be a proper birthday greeting!
:iconisaypinkieplz::iconsaysplz:Ahem...
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:Happy birthday!
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:And it wouldn't be a proper birthday if Ah didn't bring y'all an apple pie, baked by yours truly!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:Let us all give you our best wishes on this occasion and wish you a wonderful year!
:iconflutter-shyplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you will not run into any trouble this year and that everything will be as good as it can possibly be.
:icondashissuperhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget that you're awesome! And that we're all your friends! Keep on rockin'!
:icontwilightliciousplz::iconsaysplz:Always keep the magic of friendship within you. May it bring you as much joy as it brings us!
:iconadorablespikeplz::iconsaysplz:And don't ever feel like you're useless or unworthy! Only you have what it takes to live your life, so don't let anyone or anything else get you down!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And of course, don't forget to have fun while at it! And speaking of fun...
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:It's time to party!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
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ehugin Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015
Thank you for the watch! :hug:
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zero0810 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the +WATCH! kaomoji set 2 18/67 
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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
...a very happy birthday to you miss...=3
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Armosk Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
:iconpinkieisexcitedplz::iconsaysplz: Happy Birthday!:iconpinkiepiecakeplz:
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TwilightIsMagic Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiebounce2plz::iconsaysplz:Over here, everypony! My Pinkie sense is telling me they're here!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:Hi! Pinkie Pie invited us all to her friend's birthday party, and...
:iconpinkiepiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:And that friend is you! Happy birthday!:iconpinkiepartyplz:
:iconapplejackplz::iconsaysplz:Ah've brought an apple pie along for you, sugarcube!:iconapplepieplz:
:iconrarityplz::iconsaysplz:And I, speaking for all of us, wish you all the best in your life and all your endeavours!
:iconfluttershywinkplz::iconsaysplz:I hope that you'll have a wonderful time and that trouble will pass you by.
:iconcutedashsmileplz::iconsaysplz:And no matter what happens, remember that we'll always be your friends. Stay awesome!
:iconponyangelplz::iconsaysplz:May the magic of friendship and all it contains be ever with you.
:iconmlpspikeplz::iconsaysplz:And if you ever feel down, don't forget that that you're the hero of your life's story, and no-one else can be better at it than you!
:iconparty0plz::iconsaysplz:Now come on, you all, it's time to start the party for real!
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