How To Dress Your Puppet! – Part 10 – Puppet Building 101

A step by step DIY tutorial on how to dress your puppet your puppet! In this video, we follow the steps on how to make a dress shirt for this puppet. Sewing machine skills are a prerequisite for this video. Making clothes for a puppet uses the same advanced sewing techniques as making clothes for people. This is not a video on how to sew or use a sewing machine.

Excerpt from “The Best Worst Day Ever”
Puppeteer and voice by Cameron Garrity

Materials used:


Fabric Tack:

Masters Contact Cement:

Barge Contact Cement:

Spray Adhesive – Super 77:

Cube & Rectangular
Foam Type: Dry Fast (2.15 lb)
Firmness: Medium
Length: 24 inches
Width: 48 inches
Height: 1 inch

Nylon Fleece (Antron Fleece)

About the channel~
I am a maker/performer. I primarily work on projects using puppetry but I also do projects that are fashion design, cosplay, costuming, set building, and much more. On this channel, I have building videos, Shop Tips, time lapse build etc.


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FREE PATTERNS: “Puppet Building” (Click the link below then scroll down to the bottom of the page)

Vlog Camera- Canon 80D:

Camera for Film Work- Canon 5D Mark III

Wide angle lens- Canon EF-S 10-22mm:

Favorite lens: Canon 50mm 1.2:

Mid Range Lens- Canon 24-70 2.8:

Main Mic- Rode VideoMicPro:

Backup Mic:

The BEST Tripod:

Time-lapse and POV Camera- GOPRO Hero5 Black:

Recommended Camera starter kit: