I made this a long long time ago, when I was at the Nov 2011 NYC Brony Meetup watching May The Best Pet Win, which aired just that day. This is the first pattern I've ever made freehand (without graph paper, even), first by drawing Tank on a notebook and then overlaying a grid on him and getting an outline. Basically, it was like making pixel art with fountain pen. I stitched him over the next couple days while hanging out with *purpletinker
and then on a train ride back home.
He is also the first (and so far only completed) project I've done on oatmeal fabric. Yes, I bought it just because it'd piss Pinkie Pie off. He's in a little plastic frame with a magnet on the back for sticking on a metal surface. I'll be selling him at BronyCon.