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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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digigirl789 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014   Artist
You should join pattern depot, so you can add this and your other tutorials to the group. pattern-depot.deviantart.com
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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Still baffles me how you manage to do this XD
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LiLMoon Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student General Artist
This is a very nice tutorial. I may have to try this.
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krumm33 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
i agree with you all above, hooves are my least favorite part of sewing the plushie.  ughh.
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PrincessLunatwinkle Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thankyou so much!!!
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SummerisleDog Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Thanks for the tutorial! I'll try this out one day. Btw, awesome Scootaloo!
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VelkynKarma Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm not a plush maker but I always wondered how on earth you guys get the heads on. Now I know!

~VelkynKarma
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S0ulEclipse Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
I'm gonna have to try this soon!
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gojowind Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
I do this too! I prefer it since I feel like it makes a cleaner line than hidden stitching on the head instead. 
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krumm33 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
wow, that is such a help, i will definitely try this!!!  i've been painfully attaching my pony heads by needle and thread and i dont know how much longer my fingers can take the beating LOL!!!!
i always look forward to your tutorials and any notes, journals, etc. you post.  thank you so so much!!!
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