Step 2: Don't get a head of yourself...

Cut a strip of fabric that will be wide enough to match the roundness of front of the mouth. Make it long enough to cover your arm and an additional length for the top of the face.

Cut a portion for the top of the face from that strip of fabric.

Attach the longer piece to the bottom of the mouth.

Add the shorter piece to the top of the mouth.

Sew so that when turned out the seam will be hidden.
<p>Nice. Here's the one I made for Halloween. </p>
<p>That one with the black shirt is pretty good.</p>
Oh thanks! He took years and years to make.
awwwww! 1+$+4-$= 5 stars!<br/>
Needs more detail in the instructions if you ask me... Very vague.
Not an overly ambitious project but it does require some basic knowledge of sewing and knowing how to visualize things inside out. I probably left out some details but this instructable was created as I created the puppet. The fun of it is you don't know what will turn out in the end.
Wow, the muppet-puppet resembles your avatar somewhat. :)
I want to make a muppet puppet with my avatar. :D
Cool, maybe you can use whiffle balls covered in cloth for your eyeballs then attach by covering with eyelids attached to the face. Size the mouth so it is a little larger than the palm of your hand. You want to keep the puppet light so it doesn't tire out your arm and hands. I'm sure everyone would want to see it when you are finished.
Gah. I forgot. Would $30 be enough for cloth? Please respond soon. Mike
That is way too much. I think you can find fleecy materials at a fabric store or Walmart for about $5 or less a yard. Rummage through the bargain bin for other stretchy fabrics to match what you want. You shouldn't need more than a yard of fabric. I would suggest you cut up an old large bath towel to use as the fabric. Make a set of teeth by laminating a few layers of cardboard and painting it white or covering with shelf liner contact plastic paper.
and experiment with a prototype <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap_entertainment_Sock_Muppet/">sock muppet</a> version first.<br/>
Will Do.
What are the colors I should use, he's a green, right? I am colorblind, so I don't know. I may have to go to the fabric store tommorow. We are off of school. YES!
I'll do it within the month, I'm getting money for my birthday the 4th. 4 more days until I'm 13 :D Anyway, thanks for the suggestions, will do.
it's kinda cool, i just made one this evening
You gotta show the world what you made. Post a pic!
Hooray! I can finally realize my life long dream of being a mupeteer! Seriously cool! Godzilla muppet is a possibility.......
You can make it big enough to house a propane/MAPP torch, the one with the pushbutton ignition, in the head so that you have it breathe fire. Make the mouth from flameproof materials though. Of course, high -intensity glowing red LEDs for the eyes...
Sir, I like the way you think!
This reminds me of a show called "Take Part", and they would make similar lookinh puppets out of old javex jugs, tubes, etc. Definitely a quality craft. KUdos!
Lol looks like that scientist off of the simpsons.
This is great. I just put an interior window in my office and was thinking about starting a puppet theater. You have just put me one step closer.
This is not the same as putting a cardboard image that looks like you are working and you go out for a three hour lunch. :) Check out my TV cutout ible. You can frame the interior opening like a big TV screen.

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