Puppet Costume Part 7: The Coat

The puppet’s coat is finally complete! The next step is the hooded short cape.

The completed coat. I made the buttons out of 3 mm pom poms. Luckily many of them are actually 4 mm wide to replicate the 7/8 "/ 22 mm velveteen cover buttons exactly.

The completed coat. I made the buttons out of 3 mm pom-poms. Luckily many of them are actually 4 mm wide to precisely replicate the 7/8 “/ 22 mm velveteen cover buttons that I will be putting on the live action costume to replace the current ones that are plastic.

Here are some detail shots of the coat in progress:

Here, I am sewing the black trim in place.

Sewing the black trim.

Up close shot of sewing the embroidery floss in place.

Close up shot of sewing the embroidery floss in place.

I embroidered the white dots onto the black satin ribbon.

The white dots are embroidered onto the black satin ribbon.

I reproduced the slit pockets. They are functional.

I reproduced the slit pockets. They are functional.

The coat is spread out here to show the completed trim.

The coat is spread out here to show the completed trim. Notice the slit pockets there too.

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2 thoughts on “Puppet Costume Part 7: The Coat

  1. Ruthie April 23, 2013 at 9:10 am Reply

    Gorgeous! Such fine work.

  2. anthropomorphica June 13, 2013 at 9:13 am Reply

    How beautifully made it is!

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