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Kermit v5 (and last) finished!

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by Muppetlab, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    He looks just like the real thing!
     
  2. It happens the same here in Argentina. I think I could try with some non-slip mats, but I'm not sure about their thickness, and they surely would not be as cheap as buying the material.
     
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  4. Does anyone really know how tall is Kermit now or the real sizes of his head, mouth, arms? I want to try building my own Kermit Muppet but I'm not sure about those things. Thanks everyone!
     
  5. Chuk

    Chuk New Member

    What stitch do u use? I'm thinking of using a whipstitch or the Henson stitch if I ever get it down
     

  6. He looks fantastic! Do you know the sizes for the head and body or they're just calculated from photos?
     
  7. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Thanks.. he was all machine stitched
     
  8. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    Cheers mate!.. it was all just trial and error from photos
     
  9. Chuk

    Chuk New Member

    Wow I can barely see the seams. Which stitch is good for puppet making
     
  10. Furball 8

    Furball 8 Member

    Thats awesome. Easily one of the best replicas I've seen.
     
  11. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    Kermit is 24 inches tall, with legs. I guess use your hand size as a guide for Kermit's mouthplate. Good luck.
     
  12. Banjo man

    Banjo man New Member

    What fabric did you use for the mouth,tongue, and collar ? I made a Kermit replica but it is not perfect,so if I make another,I know what to use . :).
     
  13. Muppetlab

    Muppetlab Well-Known Member

    The body is fleece and the features are felt :)
     
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  14. Banjo man

    Banjo man New Member

    Thanks so much.I did use antron fleece for the body but I used some other types of fleece for the features.
     

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