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Rarity Dress Making by renegadecow Rarity Dress Making by renegadecow
Rarity Unicorn might find dress making easy, but it sure wasn't easy for me making an automaton of her making a dress. And Opalescence just happily snoozing down there didn't provide much motivation for me at all! But if the third time's a charm, this fourth piece in my pony automaton series is simply charming and that's not just out of my preference for Rarity but simply because she's the best pony. Did I mention that Rarity is best pony?
The figures, stand, and most of the sewing machine plus table are carved out of Philippine mahogany while the gears and small sewing machine moving parts are made of Narra hardwood. The figures are painted with enamel and acrylic for the metallic accents on the sewing machine and protected by clear flat lacquer.
The entire piece measures 7" long, 8 1/2" tall and 3 3/4" wide with Rarity standing at 5 1/2". It took 110 hours to make.

Watch her sew on Youtube:
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Rarity will not be for sale as she is commissioned by [link]
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:iconvijayvega:
VijayVega Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I am fasinated by Automatons and my wife, my little poneys. These are so cool.
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:iconimpactbooks:
impactbooks Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
Looking through your wood working, this is all incredibly impressive. They all seem to be such complicated and intricate pieces. Absolutely great work. :)
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:iconnessabutterfly:
nessabutterfly Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
This might just be the most amazing thing ever created.  I LOVE it!!
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:iconpookastrainer:
PookasTrainer Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so fantastic! I can't even begin to imagine how to do this kind of thing!
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:icondarthwill3:
DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cute little Opal!
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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:iconolive-owl:
Olive-Owl Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student Filmographer
Wow, I can't even think of where to begin for a project like this. I'm just in awe. Superb wood carvings and overall sculpting! I love how interactive and alive everything seems to be when it's in motion. Love all the details on Rarity and the sewing machine. It's fun to watch and a pleasure to look at. Splendid work!
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:iconourmoment732:
OurMoment732 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
I WANT IT !!! 
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:icontangleddreams:
tangleddreams Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is amazing.
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:iconpencilpusher9h-9b:
PencilPusher9H-9B Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow!! If you guys think this is epic now, just wait till you watch the video! Flawless!! Wow!!!
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:iconbestyoshimon:
bestyoshimon Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOw, this is really awesome, like that kitty sleeping!
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:iconunicornrarity:
UnicornRarity Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
shut uo and take my money!!!
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:iconsolem662:
Solem662 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm really impressed, perfect work I used to stuff like this but funds got tighter thanks to government

A 5* for the best one I've seen so far!
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:iconfugknight:
FugKnight Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
ME FIRST
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:iconcandycoatedmedic:
CandyCoatedMedic Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WANT
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:iconnerezafire:
NerezaFire Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Student General Artist
out of the few I seen although applejacks and pinnkypies has more moment this is my favorite of all of them
(rarity's not even my favorite pony) it just looks so elegant and something thats nice on its own even for non bronys
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:icondiamonddislike97:
Diamonddislike97 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW! I'm speachless.
This is great!
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:iconthelittlestdrawings:
TheLittlestDrawings Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing!!![link]
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:iconlaceysurprise:
LaceySurprise Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If you do commissions, how much is a commission for another one of those Rarity sewing things? I'm studding to be a fashion designer and This is so awesome!
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Hopefully that's what I'm gearing for.
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:iconsabix5:
Sabix5 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
If you're not a genius, then you're an incredibly high-skilled thingmaker.
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:iconsabix5:
Sabix5 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
So, can anybody commision you?
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:iconnaturesrose:
NaturesRose Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy shizz, this is amazing! Awesome work 8D !
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:iconkt-silver:
KT-Silver Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
How is this not a DD?
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:iconchasingshadowsphoto:
ChasingShadowsPhoto Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Student Photographer
Incredible!!!!
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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:iconaikidopony:
AikidoPony Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Just incredible!! I am in awe of your work :)
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:icongremygremy:
gremygremy Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013   General Artist
So awesome!!!
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:icontomfraggle:
TomFraggle Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
:iconrarityclapplz: :+fav:
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:iconprincesslollypopstar:
PrincessLollyPopStar Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my. I just love it sooo much!
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:iconhalloweendiva:
halloweendiva Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
lol a lot of people wish they were in your shoes right now probably
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
That made my week (month even) when it was first brought to my attention. Also glad I never documented, much less mentioned the plans for the automaton I'll be giving her.
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:iconhalloweendiva:
halloweendiva Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
must be cool to know that lauren faust favorited this?
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:iconskylite-compass:
skylite-compass Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't care for mlp but this is amazing!
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:icontimypony:
timypony Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
this guy sure will be rich (L) :D (good work amazing :P)
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:iconah-hin:
ah-hin Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
of course! :heart:
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:iconzeitraum-blut:
Zeitraum-Blut Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
perf/1000
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:iconneonredwings:
NeonRedWings Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing! Love it!
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:iconrukariotrainer:
RukarioTrainer Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
That is so beautifully done!
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:iconshigglespegasister:
ShigglesPegasister Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
I wasn't sure about favouriting at first, though granted I did really like it. But after watching the video and seeing her with those adorable little glasses and seeing opalesence and and and oh my gosh!!!!! Absolutely love it.
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Taigan Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
You know, THIS is what season 3 is missing. I wouldn't mind Rarity's criminal lack of screentime except that every time we've seen her it's been her in full-on DIVA MODE!! Where has hardworking Rarity been?
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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:iconworldsedge:
WorldsEdge Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
This is really impressive -- packed with as many animated details as you could manage. The sewing machine action is particularly interesting.
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:iconcheesearty:
CheeseArty Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013
sometime i will commision you for my oc papershine doing this sewing thing. its so cool! then probably commision a rarity so they can sew together and not be lonley.
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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:iconah-hin:
ah-hin Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
you are crazy amazing and i adore you! i just have so much respect for someone who can craft at this level.. wow
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:iconrealm-of-the-shadows:
Realm-Of-The-Shadows Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
keep up the good work! I might have one for you to make involving my light-born DJ someday!
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:iconsethbramwell:
sethbramwell Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Absolutely amazing! I love it!
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:iconrenegadecow:
renegadecow Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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