1. Welcome to the Muppet Central Forum!
    You are viewing our forum as a guest. Join our free community to post topics and start private conversations. Please contact us if you need help with registration or your account login.

  2. The Muppets "Hostile Makeover"
    From Miss Piggy and Josh Groban to Fozzie and Jay Leno, discuss all aspects of "The Muppets" latest episode.

  3. The Muppets on Dancing with the Stars
    Monday night don't miss The Muppets return to "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC beginning at 7 central, 8 eastern.

  4. In Their Own Words: Jim Henson
    Discuss one of the best Jim Henson documentaires ever. Featuring new interviews from the Henson Family, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Carroll Spinney, Fran Brill and more. Miss the show? Order the DVD.

Zoot Replica Help

Discussion in 'Puppet Building and Performing' started by Fronkenstien, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. Fronkenstien

    Fronkenstien New Member

    Hi all! I'm currently planning out a replica of Zoot for a project at school. I making him out of antipill fleece, felt clothes (his costume is for a circus murder mystery play), feather fringe hair, and probably fill his head and arms with poly-fil. I'm on a budget, and I cannot for the life of me find foam around here. But I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to go about building the head. I was wondering how to fill it and attach his head and arms.
  2. Goochman

    Goochman Member

    is there a Joann's Fabric anywhere near you?
  3. Fronkenstien

    Fronkenstien New Member

    No, but there is a Hancock Fabrics, Hobby Lobby, and of course Walmart. I made the puppet, and it looks just awful XD
  4. MuppetLabsBoy

    MuppetLabsBoy Member

    Please post some pics!:cool:
  5. Fronkenstien

    Fronkenstien New Member

    Keep in mind that I had no idea what I was doing. Don't judge. I want to be on the Muppets but I know I'm definitely not going to be a builder because this is hideous. He is wearing a costume I designed for a play in my Drama class, which is why I made him in the first place. He's made out of sky blue antipill fleece for the skin, green felt for the nose (yes, I'm aware it doesn't match the real Zoot's nose. I had to redo it several times.), turquoise marabou feather boa strips for the hair, and his body is hot glued on to his head. His whole body is hot glued together because our sewing machine could not handle the fleece. His head is stuffed with polyfil and the mouth plate is made out of poster board and stick-it black felt. Arm rods are just wire hangers.

Share This Page