Wolf Goddess

Introduction: Wolf Goddess

About: Oh, hai! I've been sewing, and creating for nearly 11 years. Creation is my passion, and always will be. I'm a jack of all trades; a master of some. The main focus in each of my creations, is to look good...

This is a design I made that just started out as a rough sketch and became something practical!

The headdress is a leather harness that is basically a headband with a strap over the top to affix the horns. The horns are held on by a plumbing end-cap, dowel rods inside the horns, and JBWeld putty. Then everything sits atop that, not permenantly affixed for flexible wearing options. 

The hair is synthetic Kankelon, and fleece pieces. The horns are Blesbok. The crown is made out of tooling leather and a glass stone. 

The outfit is a simple design for a loin cloth and halter top, with tubular boot covers. 

How I made the mask:
First I made a tape and paper basic shape, then added a layer of ducttape to make it more smooth. I would suggest you apply a releasing agent to the basic form before you begin. I had one hell of a time removing the base shape without damaging the mask. I added about 4 layers of paper mache strips. (Flour and water paste) and added a final thick layer of paste to smooth out the paper strip lines. Be careful on how thick you apply the smoothing layer of paste. Ther were tiny cracks all over the mask, but I liked the way it looks for the over all feel of the costume. 

The outer layer of paint is just white housepaint, then simple acrylic paint for the black details, with a touchup of sharpie. I sealed the mask with satin Varathane.  

I am willing to make any of these pieces for commission at my Etsy Store! Lately I've been working with armor, but I'm up for any challenge! 

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    10 months ago on Introduction

    Stumbled across this and just wanted to say how impressed I was. Amazing work!


    Question 1 year ago on Introduction


    First, well done! That's amazing!!!

    I need to create a kind of mask like your for a show, and your is exactly what I have in mind; thanks for the instructions. I just would like to know if you still have a pattern?! Here's my mail : gressiermarine@ hotmail.fr

    Thanks for your help!

    Best regards



    8 years ago on Introduction

    Your costume looks totally awesome, I'm just wondering if you have any tips on making a similar style loin cloth?


    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you!

    I made a white A-shape 1/4-1/2 times larger than the finished idea, and I used black blanket binding on the edges. The bottom is melted with a lighter, so I didn't have to hem it (Be careful! I'm not responsible if you start a fire!) If I had a Serger I would have used it instead. The actual belt of the Loin Cloth is a continuous loop or more blanket binding without clasps. I pull it over my head, however it's a little tricky. To make the puckering of the fabric, I basted 1-2 lines of stitching and drew the fabric together to make a consistent pattern.

    I hope this helps!

    Reminds me of Princess Mononoke... and the wolf mask she wears.... Very beautiful! (I love the idea...I wouldn't have thought of a wolf mask...hmm...)
    Mind if I borrow the mask idea and basic form of the mask?


    8 years ago on Introduction

    very lovely! I hope you take lots of process shots of your next mask to share!