A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 302,748
Currently Running With Scissors:
621 Guests and 12 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Where The Wild Things Are pattern information, ideas, starting points, etc.  (Read 10793 times)
Tags for this thread: where_the_wild_things_are  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
siddartha999
« on: August 26, 2009 11:27:24 PM »

Greetings all from a Newbie !

Been one of those "Artsy Craftsy" people all my life - always beading, origami[ing], re-working terra-cotta from Mexico, etc.

My current desire is to create / make / a MAX! costume which means that I need to locate a pattern for same.  I am pretty skilled, but not THAT skilled enough to create one from scratch.

I realize that is may well be best to hire this creation out since although needlework and basic sewing are firmly withing my realm there is no small doubt that this type of construct could easily surpass my ability.  Current rate for this item [custom made] on eBay is about USD $170.00

Halloween is not necessarily a cut off for completion since I am the kind of person who [like Max] could easily envision wearing my wolf suit around the house when I'm feeling the need for super strength... all year round

Please advise what you have seen / discovered / found either as an existing pattern OR something that you were able to modify into a Max style outfit.

I am going over the WTWTA trailer and capturing frames and the like as well as pouring over the book for details about the construction, etc.

Please lemme know - I promise to share / make a version of the costume for my GodChildren, etc. to further good Craft Karma.

Peaxe,
Will

PS - this site is WONDERFUL!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Jaded_Dragon
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2009 08:06:23 PM »

After seeing the previews, I am SO EXCITED. It wasnt my favorite book growing up, but just the giant costumes and max in a grubby suit just thrill me.

I think his suit is a basic jumpsuit pattern, that you can make with few modifications from store patterns. You'd have to add ears, tail, and whiskers...I am so making a max suit.

simplicity 2506 or 2527 for toddlers
simplicity 2855 for kids
simplicity 2849 or 2853for adults

it seems to do up in the front with wooden buttons (http://images.allmoviephoto.com/2009_Where_the_Wild_Things_Are/2009_where_the_wild_things_are_001.jpg), but it probably is velcro closure with buttons sewn on top, cause it doesnt seem to gape at all.

max wears black converse or similar ripoff design. (http://www.daemonsmovies.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/where_wild_things_are2-500x334.jpg)

btw, isnt this cute? http://ny-image1.etsy.com/il_430xN.13081521.jpg
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Post-Childhood Prodigies
Post-Childhood Prodigies - What Happens to Them When They Grow Up?
How to Learn Oil Painting
How to Get a Canvas Ready for Oils Paints
How to Paint Skies with Oil Paints
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Bird Feeder
Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
I See London; I See France!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.