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Get to Know Your Plushsmith!






Hi! Welcome to Double Backstitch Arts! You can just call me Backstitch if you like.

I make... things. Lots of things. Plushies, cosplays, props, swords, art, many sorts of things. Most of you are probably here about the plushies though. I do what I love, and I really love to create stuff.

And it turns out, people dig getting stuff made for them. So here we are! More info can be found in my FAQ below. Any unanswered questions? Note me! I really do love to hear from you, and can always take a moment for a friendly chat.

Have a gander at the things in my gallery and whatnot, and thanks for dropping by!



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Questions that have been Asked Frequently, and answers to them.






Q: HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE FOR YOUR PONES?
A: BAM fav.me/d8vvop8 That do anything for ya? ;D

Q: Frickin' commissions, how do they work?
A: I say "I'm open" when I'm taking new plushies on, I pick between four and six at a time, and then I close until I'm done with those. Pretty groovy, eh? :3

Q: "So does "COMMISSIONS CLOSED" mean I have to ask extra nicely...?" "I want a lifesize pony. Here's $15. Or better yet, it's my friend's birthday, can you make one for free?" "How do you do that thing you do that makes you different from everyone else, i.e. your rumpybutts or 3D lashes? I want to do it too." "Can I have your patterns pretty please?" "Do you take dA points?" "Are you single? ;)"
A: Nope.

Q: So... Favorite soda? Favorite music? Favorite show? Favorite movie? Favorite game? Favorite pony?
A: Dr. Pepper, most anything 80's and classic rock, either G1 Transformers or G4 MLP, Star Wars: A New Hope, either Duke Dukem 3D or FallFancy Sev'n, and the Great and Powerful Trixie.

Q: Can I draw your OCs or draw my pony with him/her?
A: Yes please! Use them how you like, but give credit where credit is due and let me know, k? I love seeing art of my ponies :3

Q: Ok... So do you do more than plushies?
A: Yup! I draw, I sculpt a little, I make cosplay parts (think wings, goggles, armor bits), I do a little of a lot. Curious if I'm the person to do what need be done? Don't be afraid to ask ^ ,^


Your question not here? It could be, if you ask enough! Note me anything you've got that's not covered here and I'll be glad to answer it.

Plush Artists That Rock!





A section otherwise known as, "If I'm not open, check out these artists!" I've had the pleasure of meeting a lot of great plush people during my time doing what I do. They're really nice, they're fantastic at what they do, and I've been helped out by most of these fine folk in one way or another over the years. I've been asked about what other plush making people are out there more than a few times while I've had commissions closed, and I'd like this list to stand as an answer to that question. This is by no means a complete list, and I'll be adding to it as time goes on.

adamlhumphreys:iconadamlhumphreys:
My fav: The Great and Laying Trixie! by adamlhumphreys
He's got a lot of plushing talent, and has on more than one occasion blinded me with science! Really, check out more of his work. It's fantastic.

agatrix:iconagatrix:
My fav: Nightmare Rarity by agatrix
Agatrix is one I know only by reputation, but what a reputation it is. Her work is always outstandingly great and so varied! Give her gallery a look, I'm pretty sure your jaw will drop.

ButtercupBabyPPG:iconbuttercupbabyppg:
My fav: Vinyl Scratch Plushie by ButtercupBabyPPG
She' makes 'em big and not too big, but she always makes them very fine. As one of my favorite plush artists, I can't say enough nice things about her work so go check it out for yourself! You won't be disappointed.

fireflytwinkletoes:iconfireflytwinkletoes:
My fav: Trixie and Trick Shot by fireflytwinkletoes
Just wow. Firefly is amazing, with great variety and unbridled talent. I almost don't feel worthy of mentioning her here, because you probably already know of her. If not, please go check her out!

hystree:iconhystree:
My fav: Princess Luna s1 plush by hystree
Hystree is a legend in my eyes. Her ponies were some of the work that most inspired me when I was starting, an example of the best of the best there was. I don't think she's open for commissions, but just go and look at her work. It's beautiful.

Nazegoreng:iconnazegoreng:
My fav: Princess Luna Custom Plush by Nazegoreng
This list wouldn't be complete without Nazegoreng. She's one of the plushers I've been closest to, and she's an undeniable talent with motivation and passion for her work that I always say I greatly admire. Give her very fine work a look, and be amazed!

Sophillia:iconsophillia:
My fav: Lyra Reshoot by Sophillia
She makes adorable ponies, she's multitalented, and you should go check out her work. I adore all of it, and her X3

WhiteHeather:iconwhiteheather:
My fav: Magic Duel Trixie Plushie by WhiteHeather
WhiteHeather is wonderful at what she does, and is one of those plush people who's been all nice to me from the start ^ ,^ Give her stuff a look, because it's as awesome as she is.

I'm thinking about revisions to my mare pattern, as I do almost every time I make a pony! With that in mind, which of the ones I've made so far has been your favorite/one I should revisit something about it? Explain why; your feedback helps lots! 

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12 deviants said The Trix 2.0 Lifesize Great and Powerful Trixie plush by DoubleBackstitchArts
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10 deviants said Quarterscale B Quarter Scale Octavia plush by DoubleBackstitchArts
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9 deviants said Revo 2 final Rarity half-scale plush by DoubleBackstitchArts
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7 deviants said 2x Quarterscale B Derpy half-scale plush by DoubleBackstitchArts
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5 deviants said Standard Mare final Fluttershy plush by DoubleBackstitchArts
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4 deviants said I'll list a history of body types, but by all means comment the one you liked most if it's not here already, and tell me what I can stand to re-learn from it!
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3 deviants said Revo 1 Pinkie Pie Plush! by DoubleBackstitchArts
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3 deviants said Standard Mare 2 Vinyl Scratch 2.0 by DoubleBackstitchArts
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2 deviants said Standard Mare 1 My Girl Vinyl Scratch, aka DJ PON3 by DoubleBackstitchArts
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No deviants said Revo 2.1 Trixie, the Great and Powerful by DoubleBackstitchArts
Haha, I'm writing this in a McDonald's parking lot whilst facing their "NO LOITERING" sign (I've bought my fair share of Big Macs though so I think we're even). Reason being is I have no internet at home because our neighbor's new dog so graciously ripped up an above ground internet cable that the company assured me was a temporary fix when we moved in, and they company can't be bothered to come out and fix it any time before next month. Woohoo.

So what's up Stitchypony? Well besides that not too much. Tia is nearing completion with her massive mane and tail and wings and self. Expect some rad pics of her real soon, likely uploaded from this very Macdunnels. Also looking at a move soon, so this lack of internets was going to happen anywho. Fortunately it'll be hardly a delay in productivity, so no worries there-ways.

Now about that and the tone of my previous journal... I'm thinking really hard about how I can avoid doing it soonly, but my plans before long are to take on two lifesize pony commissions (non-princess types) at a temporarily raised rate to secure myself in a better location. It'll be three if I can hold off 'til I'm caught up on all commissioned work, but I may be forced into one final bout of emergency commissions. These would be taken on with the understanding that the customer would be reserving a slot after current commissions if I've not got them cleared yet, they would not take priority over my already paid for work. These hypothetical emergency commissions would also need to be paid at least 50% upfront. Given the volume of inquiries I've had lately I imagine competition might be fierce and while I don't enjoy taking on work on a "who can pay more when" basis, I don't know if I've got much of a choice anymore. I've got a nice place lined up, I just lack funding to get moved there as it's quite a ways away. But it'd be a very good changeup for me and my business. A real home instead of trailer park after trailer park.

Aaaanyway, I don't want to bore y'all with my personal life. All I'm saying is that I might be announcing some emergency commission slots to tack onto the end of my commish list as soon as the first week of July, but if I can help it I won't be taking on more work for much longer so I can lighten up my commish list and deliver plush to people who've been waiting a long time now. We'll see how that goes. Ppl who've been waiting to reserve a slot from me for a while, this could be pretty groovy for you.

So no internet, lots of work, maybe more workload but the chance at guaranteeing yourself a slot on my list, yay? Let me know what you think, voice your opinions, I'll be around to give 'em a listen before long. Don't be afraid to slap me in the back of the head and tell me off for thinking about adding to my current commish list, because I know I have. Still if I don't, think of that as a preview as to what my next opening will look like when I am caught up on works. Either way I need to get myself in a better place because it's getting rough for me where I'm at now, and I'm still dedicated to providing plush for all you lovely people. I'm just running out of options > ,<
  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: Who Are You? - The Who

Commissioning D. Backstitch and You!






Quarter-scale commissions are CLOSED!
Large plush commissions are currently CLOSED!
Art commissions temporarily closed!


Note me if you have a price inquiry. I won't answer if you comment, shout, post a dirty fanfic using "What are your prices?" in more than just the obvious ways, or tap it in Morse code. Only through notes.



Quarter-scale commissions:

Rainbow Dash for cool guy :icondeadparrot22:

Flutterbat for the gentleman Assertive Fluttershy

Princess Luna for the patient and awesome :iconprinceofharmony:

Princesses Luna & Celestia for a 20% cooler :iconcutternut39:



Biggerponies list:



:iconacrinn45: lifesize Princess Luna

:iconwilshirewolf: lifesize Princess Celestia

:icontakshadowing: half-scale Gypsy (G1 pony in FiM style)

Aleranchampion half-scale Octavia

doctorsympony halfscale Octavia

:iconlemonthecombustible: half-scale Basalt (OC)

:iconleveebreaker: half-scale Pinkie Pie


:icongalaxy-traxs: half-scale Nevihta Tempest (OC)

Night Flight: lifesize Night Flight (OC)

:iconneilbronner: lifesize Fluttershy

:iconstormcloakwizzard: lifesize Screwball

Madingo (furaffinity): lifesize Trixie

Trading Game






Rarity for :iconnazegoreng:

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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Duuuuuude put a link to your patreon on your front page XDD
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DoubleBackstitchArts Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Shhhh, I'm testing people. Whoso Findeth Out This Patreon of this Int'rnet Paege, is Rightwise King Born of all England.

Also thank you XD
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Nazegoreng Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
ahaha I see XD. Super congrats on how well it's going :D
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BarkinginTheDark Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015
Thank you for the watch. :D
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FlagshipOnionhead Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Hi! Can you tell me the body and leg lengths for your 44' ponies? I'd like to know where to store one if I ever got one. Thanks!
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DoubleBackstitchArts Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hello ^ ,^ front leg lengths are about 18 inches, back are near 30 to the top of the haunches, and the body is around 28 inches long not counting the tail. It's been a while since I've measured one of my big girls, but that should be 'round abouts the measurements :3
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EqDBot Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015
Greetings to you, fair doublebackstitcharts. You were featured 1 time in this Equestria Daily Post www.equestriadaily.com/2015/04… Thank you for providing quality material for all of us to enjoy :) (This bot is unofficial, it is NOT affiliated with Equestria Daily. If you do not wish to get these notifications anymore, please just block this account.)
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rtry Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Keep up  your Great work!
the pattern you are using is gorgeous
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DoubleBackstitchArts Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you, I'll try ~ ,^
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EqDBot Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
You were featured 2 times in this Equestria Daily Post www.equestriadaily.com/2015/03… Thank you for providing quality material for all of us to enjoy :) (If you do not wish to get these notifications anymore, please just block this account.)
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