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Coolest Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc. Costume 8

by Christy D.
(Elk City, Ok. U.S.A.)

Homemade Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc. Costume

Homemade Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc. Costume

I made this Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc. Costume for my nephew who loves the Monsters Inc. movie. I started with a large plastic ball that I covered with many, many layers of newspaper and brown paper bags torn into strips and soaked in Mod Podge Matte-Mat. Making sure to dry in between layers.

For the eye I cut a smaller plastic ball in half, then glued it to the larger paper mache ball stuffing the half with poly/fill to hold it's shape. I then applied more paper mache. I used more strips of paper bag and poly/fill to sculpt the eye lids, cheeks, and lips. After it was completely dry I sanded any rough areas and brushed on more Mod Podge to seal.

I then cut out holes for arms, head, & body to fit through. After removing the deflated large ball, I painted the whole costume with acrylic craft paint in a light green. I painted in shadows and freckles in lighter and darker colors. After painting, I sprayed just the eye ball with a shiny sealer. I purchased a light green kids sweat suit that I splatter painted with freckles in dark and light colors to match.

I cut the arms of the sweat shirt off and hot glued them in the arm holes on the costume. I purchased womens gloves that I found in a similar shade of green, sewing inside the smaller finger ( Mike has 4 fingers). I stuffed poly/ fill in the fingers of the gloves and with a few hand stitches sewed in joints. And this made the gloves fit his small hands better.

With white felt and poly/fill and a few quick stitches I made horns, teeth, and claws. I glued and stitched these on gloves, slippers and costume, painted in shadows with craft paint. I covered the store bought slippers with leftover fabric from the sweat shirt glued on with hot glue, making toes with poly/fill that I attached claws too.

This costume took many days to make but it was worth it!

 Mike Wazowski from Monsters Inc. Costume

 Mike Wazowski from Monsters Inc. Costume

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coolest mikle wazowski costume ever
by: jennifer

To whoever made this costume, it is fantastic!. I am not very crafty but I would love it if you could contact me so that I could try to make one for my son, who loves this monster, my name is Jennifer and my telephone # is 845-626-1440
thank you very much!!

Mike Wazowski
by: Ralph Raymond Hays

Spectacular job!

wow wow wowww
by: Anonymous

yes me too. I have been looking all over for ideas. How do you make the body with a plastic bag. You will make this Halloween the best day of my adult life if you tell me how to do it.

by: mike wazowski

im from a small town in wales and i saw this,its AMAZINGG!and from your steps im going to have a go at making one. iv been looking how to make one forr soo long,thanks for the help. x

This is so awsome
by: Emily

Wow i love this costume. Been trying to figure out how to make it, but the instructions seem simple enough. I will give it a go. If it works im sure it will be the best costume ever!

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