Now if your puppet doesn't need to hold anything or use their hands, then you're done! However, adding a puppet hand is really easy and will make your puppet much more convincing. Lay your hand on a piece of the fleece we used for skin. Rest you middle and ring finger close together and all other fingers spread apart. Using a pen trace around your hand to make the outline of a 3 fingered hand. Cut that out and set it over another piece of fleece, trace and cut. Now using a simple stitch sew around the edges. For tips on sewing check out ThreadBanger.com
. Turn it inside out and like magic you have a puppet hand you can wear like a glove.
Congratulations you're the next Jim Hensen! For tips on framing for puppets watch Backyard FX 2
. The easiest way is to use a table or windowsill to hide the puppeteer.
Questions and comments are always welcome. Thanks everybody!