Choly Knight

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Sea Creatures Sale! And new Merfolk Expansion & Seahorse Pattern

Hello everybody! I hope everyone is staying safe and happy and healthy as spring is heating up. I have a few new patterns to celebrate #MerMay!

Last year, I released my Merpeople pattern, which was so much fun! Especially since some of the merpeople had octopus body variations. Well, shortly after releasing the pattern I immediately wished I had included a seahorse, then later a jellyfish. So I spent the rest of the year thinking of new mermaid ideas to create this new expansion pack!

Like my previous expansion packs, this one has extra parts that you use with a base pattern. In this case if you already have my Merpeople plush or my Centaur then you can swap out their lower bodies for a fun new seahorse, jellyfish, or fish-tailed horse (an ichthyocentaur). There are also new faces, hair styles, and accessories to jazz them up. You can also use the head from my Fawn & Unicorn plush pattern to make a ‘merpony’ or hippocampus. But if you’re looking at the seahorse mermaid and wishing I just had a regular seahorse, I whipped up a pattern for that too!

As always, the sewing pattern contains applique templates if you want to sew on the facial features by hand or regular sewing machine. But if you want to do embroidery, those files are sold separately. The seahorses use the same basic eye design as the merfolk, but simplified, so I included them in the same pack for the same price as if it were 2 designs ❤
To celebrate the launch, these new patterns will be 30% off from now through next Wednesday, the 20th. The compatible base patterns will also be 30% off. Meanwhile all other sea creatures will be 20% off and the rest of the shop will be 10% off. I hope you’ll give them a look! And if you snagged a copy of the new patterns, I hope you enjoy them!


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Magical Pet Sale! And new Wyvern & Dragon Pattern!

Hello everyone! I hope you all are making it through the month okay! I know times have been tough so I’ve been working hard to keep creating patterns and content that will help keep our minds off the stress ❤

I have a new pattern in my shop, and as an extra bonus, I’m having a sale on everything else for the next week! I know there were some that missed my previous sale, so I thought having another would be the least I could do with the current times we’re in.
From now through next Wednesday, the 22nd, my whole shop will be 10% off! Also all magical creature patterns, like unicorns, dragons, and cryptids, will be 20% off ❤
The special feature, at 30% off, is my newest Wyvern & Dragon Pattern! I figure we all need some magical friends to keep us company right now ♥

I’ve received a lot of requests for a wyvern lately. If you’re not familiar with the distinction, wyverns are like dragons but with 2 legs instead of 4, and wings for arms instead. Sometimes the difference isn’t very noticeable, but if you take a closer look at your favorite dragon character, you might find that they’re actually a wyvern! A good example might be Stormfly from How to Train Your Dragon.

I thought a wyvern might fit in nicely with my other 4-legged standing patterns, like my Long Dragon, Big Cat Griffins, and Fawn & Unicorn. Just to cover all the bases, this one comes with two body options. So if your favorite character is in fact a classic dragon after all, you’re still covered with this pattern too. This dragon style I did has a wider, more snake-like head (perfect for doing Toothless ♥), it’s sized so you could use the head from the Long Dragon or Floppy Dragon as well.

There are applique templates for the facial features included in the original pattern, or you can buy the accompanying embroidery files if you have an embroidery machine. The separate embroidery files allow you to stitch out some fun designs for the horns as well as applique for one style of wing.

To celebrate its launch, the pattern will be at 30% off for the sale! And the embroidery will be 50% off! I hope you’ll give it a look! And if you snagged a copy, I hope you enjoy it!


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Spring Sale! Plus a new Unicorn Backpack Pattern and Free Pattern Hack!

Hello everyone!
I just wanted to pop in and say I’m having a sale for spring! I had planned this like last year, though hopefully the timing this time will help with those of you out there staying safe at home from the current virus spreading around ❤

From now through next Wednesday, the 25th, my whole shop will be 15% off! Also all new items, that is items 1 year old or younger, will be 25% off ❤

And the special feature, at 40% off, is my newest Unicorn Backpack Pattern!

After I did my plush dragon backpack last year, it’s no surprise that many requests came in for a unicorn version. Here it is finally! It took some time to tackle it since it is a big project, so I had to make room in my schedule. I hope you all think it was worth the wait!
I has many of the same features as the other backpacks, but with a unicorn body instead. You’ll also find a few options for the manes, tails, wings, and horns — including a fun striped spiral horn that was a blast to design.
As before, it comes in two sizes. The small is a more typical size that fits a few essentials like your phone, wallet, and keys. While the large is an epic statement piece that can fit a whole standard tablet! There’s a video on my Instagram that shows it in action ♥
There are applique templates for the facial features included in the original pattern, or you can buy the accompanying embroidery files if you have an embroidery machine. You can also stitch up fun forehead designs and wing applique too.
To celebrate its launch, the pattern will be at 40% off for the spring sale! And the embroidery will be 50% off! I hope you’ll give it a look! And if you snagged a copy, I hope you enjoy it!

And as an extra bonus to make up for the long delay, I have a free pattern hack for the new pattern ❤

With these additional pieces, you can make a Galar Ponyta!
It includes all the little pieces you need, like the mane, tail, horn, bangs, face, and leg/arm fluffs — in both the small and large sizes. The instructions are written assuming you have the backpack pattern, but if you’ve got a lot of ingenuity you could certainly go rogue and use the templates for a different design.
Please consider it my extra thank you for your patience in getting this pattern done!

I hope some of this might help with getting your mind off all the stress! Take care everyone! ❤


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New Shop Pattern! Chimera Plush

Hello everyone!
I’ve got a new pattern that I’ve recently added to my Etsy shop 😀

This idea was kind of a slow burn 🙂 I had gotten a few requests for a Chimera since my legendary creatures collection back in 2016. As the years went by, the requests increased more and more until finally I thought I should give it a go!
So with this pattern you can make a Chimera with a lion body & head in addition to goat and dragon heads on the side. A snake for a tail finishes off the chaotic beast ❤ But since naturally the look of the creature can sometimes vary depending on the source, I included templates for additional dragon wings and a scorpion tail. If you change up the combination you could make a Manticore as well!

It has a similar structure to my Cerberus plush from back in 2017, so if you’re familiar with that one you’ll have an easy time with this. I rated it a 5/10 because in addition to the 3 heads it also has a lot of extra horns that need hand-sewing and take more time.
As always, there are applique templates included for the faces. They all have pretty simple eyes, though with the goat you have the option of more accurate wide pupils. Some might find the look a little creepy, so it’s not required. Also just like the Cerberus, the embroidery files are included for this one! So the lion, goat (in both eye styles), dragon, and snake eyes are bundled together with the pattern — no separate purchase necessary! ❤ All the pattern parts fit 4” x 4” hoops so you can embroider this pattern no matter what you’ve got 😀

To celebrate its launch, the pattern will be 30% off for the first weekend! I hope you’ll give it a look! And if you snagged a copy, I hope you enjoy it!


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New Shop Pattern! Long Dragon Plush

Hello everyone!
I’ve got a new pattern that I’ve recently added to my Etsy shop 😀

Although I’ve done lots of dragons in the past, I felt like I never gave due diligence to Eastern style dragons. Even my free pattern for the Haku scarf just isn’t quite the same as making a proper plush, so I thought I’d really go all out with this one!
It’s a 4-legged standing plush similar to my recent Big Cat Griffins and Fawn & Unicorn, except it has an elegant long body and a more powerful looking head. What I wanted most was a something that could do Haku justice (you can see on my Patreon how I did the tests to look like him). I opted to call it the “Long Dragon Plush” because it was just too perfect that long is the word for dragon in Chinese 😀 The Lunar New Year is coming up this Saturday, so while it may not be something for the year of the rat, it would still be a fun way to celebrate!
It has options to make the body with clawed legs or more paw-like legs depending on the look you’re going for. That’s one thing I love about dragons is how creative you can get with the designs and it just makes them look more epic! For example wings aren’t typical for an Eastern dragon, but I included them anyway just in case and I think they made a great addition to the purple one!

You can do the body accents as either flat spikes from minky or fluffy faux fur if you’re willing to wrangle with it. I used Shannon Lux Fancy Feather Violet and Shannon Lux Fur Mongolian Red. But most fur that has about a 30-40mm pile works well.
And for an extra touch I included how to do antler garlands (just like in the Fawn & Unicorn pattern). So that’s a repeat, but I just couldn’t resist putting some cherry blossoms on the cream sakura dragon ❤
There are a lot of little details that make this plush super epic, but if you’ve done some of the other similar ones before then this one should have some familiar aspects. Overall I rated it a 7/10 like the others.

There’s embroidery available to help make it a bit easier, which includes a menacing looking eye (complete with a scarred counterpart) and a friendlier one. You can also stitch up a fun forehead jewel for an extra accent. All the pattern parts fit 4” x 4” hoops so you can embroider this pattern no matter what you’ve got 😀
To celebrate its launch, the pattern will be 30% off for the first weekend! And the embroidery will be 50% off! I hope you’ll give it a look! And if you snagged a copy, I hope you enjoy it!


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Last Minute Holiday Sale! And Reversible Dragon Plush Pattern ♥

Hello everyone!
I just wanted to pop in and say I’m having a last-minute holiday sale! This year the holidays really took it out of me, so I’m having to do a lot of last minute stuff, haha! So in solidarity, I thought I might help out anyone else in the same boat!
Everything in the shop is 20% off from now through the 24th! So if you’re a fast sewer you might be able to churn out a few more gifts this way ♥

And I’ve got a new pattern as the feature for the sale! 😀

I’ve had a lot of requests for a reversible plush ❤ And I spent the past year researching and doing some test runs, but I finally have something ready to go!
For this first version, it seemed like a dragon was in order ^_^ especially since it could change into a simple little egg! The dragon templates allow you to make a cute belly-down style plush. You can make yours with either classic dragon details or more fairy-inspired ones like butterfly and feather wings — which felt too perfect considering the smallish size of this plush. In the belly is the opening for the egg, held closed with a button and elastic loop. And then when you push in the wings, head and legs, it transforms into a cute egg!

You can decorate your egg with applique spots or embroider vines or scales onto it ❤ But I was happy to find a faux fur works nicely too!
The tricky parts of this plush include sewing the neck, which is a bit of a tight curve. But you can also sew the body and head separately and attach them by hand later. Sewing the belly isn’t quite as hard as it looks, but it does need some pivoting and lining up points carefully — overall I rated it a 6/10.

There's embroidery available to help make it a little easier, including a cute eye and a more sultry lashed eye. There's also embroidery for the egg decorations. All the pieces except the egg scales fit 4" x 4" hoops — sadly you need at least a 6" x 10" for that one since it's an allover kind of design.

Throughout the last-minute sale, the new pattern will be 30% off, and the embroidery will be 50% off. Meanwhile the rest of the store will be 20% off from now through Tuesday!
I hope you’ll give it a look! And if you snagged a copy, I hope you enjoy it! Happy holidays everyone!


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Black Friday Sale! and New Fairy Doll Expansion Pack ♥

Hi everyone! And Happy Thanksgiving to all my people in the US!
Like every year I’m running a Black Friday sale from now through December 2nd!

It’s a ‘buy more, save more’ kind of sale where you get a larger percentage off your purchase depending on the number of items you buy ♥ So there are no coupons to remember, no dollar amounts to reach, everything discounts automatically!
If you just want 1-3 things, it starts at 20% off, at 4-6 items you get 30% off, and at 7 or more items you get 40% off!
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