Stitches & Glue
A creative design house of freelance puppet, toy, prop, costume makers and designers working within the special FX industry for theatre and Film based in London, England. Currently busy working on a secret Movie project out of Shepperton Studios. Below is a gallery containing examples of our costume, puppet and soft sculpture work. Our professional portfolio gallery contains some of our favourite freelance jobs over the last few years for film and theatre.
We offer a personal approach to our clients, with close attention to detail on all projects. Keeping you informed and involved throughout the building process which is key to a projects success. Bringing over a decade of experience in the UK’s Film and Theatre industry to your project.
We can design and build creature costumes, puppets, props and models. Please contact us to discuss your project.
Paul Vincett, the company founder of Stitches and Glue, graduated with 1st class honors in Illustration, specialising in model making and puppets. As well as running his own company, Paul works as a freelance puppet/prop/costume designer and maker for Theatre and Film. Becky Johnson trained at The London College of Fashion and has a successful career as a freelance fabricator of creature costumes, puppets and costumes.
Becky and Paul met across a workshop table whilst making a 10 foot Ogre puppet for an Opera in New York, this went onto win The New York Times’ Puppet of the Year 2010. They have been working together ever since, creating monsters for Stitches & Glue’s project: Monster Workshop, and puppets and costumes for stage shows, TV and film.
For all inquiries email: email@example.com or call: 07756729512
Stitches and Glue, The Studio, Heston, TW5 0LP
Theatre Credits: His Dark Materials, Faeries , El Gato Con Botas (Puss in Boots), The Crane maiden. War Horse, Puppet maker- Shakespeares Globe’s, ‘Gabriel’. Head Sculptor/Specialist puppet maker ‘Light Princess’. Head Sculptor and puppet specialist for ‘Elephantom’. Sculptor and mould maker for Significant object- James II.
Childrens TV: Fabricator on ‘Into the Night Garden’ stage show, Fabricator and Art finisher on the new ‘Teletubbies’.
Film Credits: X-men; First Class, Tim Burton’s, Dark Shadows, Thor 2, The Harry Hill Movie, Zoolander 2, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Beauty and the Beast.
Theatre Credits:Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat., El Gato Con Botas (Puss in Boots), Wicked, Billie Elliot. Lion King.
Childrens TV: Me and my Monsters., ZingZillas, Into the Night Garden.
Film Credits:The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Fred Claus, Hellboy 2, Sweeney Todd, The Wolfman, X-Men; First Class, Dark Shadows, Kick Ass 2, Ex Machina and most recently Paddington.
Master Puppeteer- freelance puppeteer/Director working in the media and on stage. He has worked with the likes of The Little Angel Theatre, The Jim Henson Company, The Muppets, Darrall MacQueen, Kindle Entertainment to name a few. Skilled in operating and directing all styles of puppets from glove puppets through to complex animatronics and full suit style characters. Olly is always happy to talk about your new project. Ranging from performing a new character, to pulling together a team of puppeteers and giving puppetry advice on the staging and
realisation of your project.Don’t hesitate to get in touch. firstname.lastname@example.org
Freelance Artist/Illustrator/Games Designer/Graphic Designer and Monster Workshop ambassador.
2015 Show reel
A short show reel of some of our most recent puppet makes for Film and Theatre.
Here you’ll find information on some of our latest events, including films and theatre productions that we’ve been involved in and anything that’s coming up in the future from us here at Stitches and Glue.
Elephantom- National Theatre
The Elephantom- Transfers to the West End!!
For a ten week run at the New London theatre this summer, tickets are now on sale.
For children and grown-ups of all ages, the story of one little girl and her larger-than-life friend is brought to life with extraordinary puppetry and theatrical ingenuity.
Suitable for everyone 4 years and over. More info here:
Light Princess- National Theatre
Director: Marie-Ann Elliot, Designer: Rae SmithPuppets by: Toby Olié, Julia Jeulin, Max Humphries & Myself
Tickets are still available:
Please drop us a line with any Stitches and Glue related questions regarding your order or enquiries into bespoke creature costumes and puppet commisions. The workshop isn’t run by monsters! we’ll try our best to get back to you as soon as possible.