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Dolphin Hand Puppet :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 0 1 Corgi Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 4 0 Special Request Field Mouse Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 2 0 Special Request Trico Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 5 0 Ancient Armadillo or Glyptodon Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 2 0 Giant Sloth Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 0 0 Columbian Mammoth Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 1 0 Irish Elk or Megaloceros Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 1 3 Woolly Rhinoceros Plush FOR SALE :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 2 0 Fire Ferret Plush Pattern :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 2 5 Niffler Plush Prototype :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 4 3 Milgasia Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 2 0 Zanaffar Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 4 2 Drawing for fun! Alleanah the Brawler werewolf :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 1 5 Special Request Osprey Plush :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 1 9 Gag Gift Quick Buck :iconichibanvictory:IchibanVictory 3 10

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Imp Midna Plush :icondynamicflamez:DynamicFlamez 17 11 Suramar trouble :iconfiannavalkyrie:fiannaValkyrie 13 3 Unicorn wave :iconalycat:Alycat 3 6 Little Jumper Plush :iconbluewolfcheetah:BlueWolfCheetah 554 103 the Quick Buck :iconpsychomagician24:Psychomagician24 1 2 Convergent Evolution. :iconameban:Ameban 19 12 Voshar's spellbook :iconfiannavalkyrie:fiannaValkyrie 2 4 ETSY Commission White Cat :iconmalinatoys:MalinaToys 212 26 Kings Quest IV - Rosella :iconranmacmh:RanmaCMH 159 34 Horses tutorial :iconameban:Ameban 50 9 NORMAL Chinchilla Plushie tutorial Part 2 :iconneon-juma:Neon-Juma 215 16 NORMAL Chinchilla plushie tutorial Part 1 :iconneon-juma:Neon-Juma 299 10 Mosaic Chinchilla plushie :iconneon-juma:Neon-Juma 162 19 Mucky Pup :iconliluri-creations:Liluri-Creations 141 44 Free Ratha Plushie Instructions :iconviergacht:Viergacht 399 34 Jolteon Sewing Tutorial :iconrenegar-kitsune:Renegar-Kitsune 6,275 602

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Dolphin Hand Puppet
Friends are attending a convention this next week as characters from the television show, Archer (which I have never watched), but they lacked a dolphin hand puppet prop and asked if I could make one. Turns out, yes, I can! The picture isn't so great though, as when I took nice pictures of just the puppet, it looked lifeless. It looks better with a hand in it, so here's my hand in a dolphin hand puppet, making it look more lively, if a bit blurry. (I have short arms..)

Archer image courtesy of my son somehow saving the image to my computer when I wasn't looking, but it was exactly the right image to show why I made this, so there you go. Crazy not-yet-two-year-old is smarter than he ought to be!
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Corgi Plush
I've thrown myself into plush creating, lately, apparently, most likely as a way to cope with the sudden loss of my cat, Lincoln. (He was only six.) After I shared the field mouse plush on the social media (blargh!), an old coworker asked if I could make a plush of her pet Corgi. What you see above is actually the plush version of her dog, as I first had to test the pattern to make sure it would work, but the prototype has been adopted by my son, so it got a loving home after all. ;) It's not easy to see when the plush stands alone, but it actually has shorter legs than my regular plush creations. Poor stumpy herding dog!

I'm pretty happy with how this turned out, but I'm not sure if I would actually sell these, as they don't exactly fit into my current Etsy offerings. Forever ago a friend told me I ought to sew and sell animal companions...maybe I ought to do just that!
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Special Request Field Mouse Plush
Certainly not something I would have ever thought to make myself, but when a friend asked if I could make him a field mouse plush, I couldn't just say no! So, here it is, and it turned out pretty adorable. This is the first plush I ever gave whiskers to, and once I gain some more skill doing it, I would like to add whiskers to more plush creations.

I only have two regrets:

1) That I didn't think to take better pictures before gifting this to said friend, as these are ripped right from my phone, showcasing my terrible kitchen countertop. (So yellow!)

2) That my cat, Lincoln, never got to see this, as he loved attacking mouse toys, and I always meant to make one for him. We lost him suddenly a few weeks ago to what I can only figure was a genetic failing, but we miss him terribly. Ralph, for his part, sniffed at the plush, then was happy to ignore it.
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Special Request Trico Plush
I had a special request to recolor my gryphon plush to look like Trico, the giant gryphon-like companion in the PS4 game, The Last Guardian, but that wasn't good enough for me! I decided to make a plush version of Trico, which is saying something, as I haven't even played the game. (I just watched a play through online...) It actually turned out pretty well, considering how simplified it is now, and is the second plush I have ever given whiskers to! Sadly, I didn't have black nylon thread on hand, but oh well. :)
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Ancient Armadillo or Glyptodon Plush
This was another friend's request when I started plushifying Mega Fauna, and I regret to say I wasn't really aware of Glyptodon before his request. That has since been amended, and it was fun to make a plush "tank", so to speak. Still kind of weird/cool to think of man finding their shells and using them as shelter.

You can find this not-so large Glyptodon and other Mega Fauna on my Etsy shop!
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After weeks of planning, sketching and sewing, at last, my Etsy shop is up! I'll be posting my little fantasy plushies on here soon, but in the meantime, check out my shop:

Diane's Dungeon
  • Reading: Slayers novels, and Zelda manga!
  • Watching: Tangled
  • Playing: Pokémon White, when not sewing
  • Eating: Stir fry!
  • Drinking: Yoghurt drink

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Diane
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Back in the Evergreen State!
Operating System: Mac OSX - Snow Leopard
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch
Favourite cartoon character: Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun
Personal Quote: "I am me!"
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DynamicFlamez Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave :D
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Psychomagician24 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
happy b-day from me  and my little manticore :D
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IchibanVictory Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much! :) Sorry it took me forever to see this, I have trouble accessing this site on my phone.
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Psychomagician24 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
ur very welcome :D
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Ameban Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Professional General Artist
Hiya! Sorry for the delay (I lost my conexion for two days... again) and I couldn't put this in time. But .... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! I hope you have a great day and tons of nice presents!
Here's a kiss for you, my love!  :D
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IchibanVictory Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Not a single present, but I got to enjoy a peaceful day of running errands and just enjoying some quiet time. :)
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Ameban Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
Well, sometimes getting a quiet & peacful day is a really good present. :)

BTW, here is a little surprise for you. Perhaps you may already aware, but there is a new ongoing "Flight of Dragons" movie! : www.flightofdragonsmovie.com/
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IchibanVictory Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I had heard a group over in Seattle wanted to make a live-action version, but last I heard they were going for something inspired by Flight of Dragons instead. Regardless, anything with dragons in it is always cool (usually, I didn't like Reign of Fire), and no doubt my little sister will rush off to see it. ;)
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AaronThomason Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday :iconcakeplz:
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IchibanVictory Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the digital cake! :)
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