Stitches & Glue
A creative design house Specialising in character creation. Puppet, costume and masks makers working within the special FX industry for theatre and Film. Based in London, England. 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.
A short show reel of some of our most recent puppet makes 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.
What we do..
Make, design and build creature costumes, puppets, props and models to your specification.
Who we are:
Becky Johnson trained at The London College of Fashion graduating with a degree in Costume Technical Effects & Make-Up for the Performing Arts and has been working in the movie industry ever since. She has worked alongside many of the leading creatives in her field and has built a successful career as a freelance fabricator of creature costumes, puppets and costumes.
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 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 a number of stage shows, TV and film productions.
For all Commission inquiries email: email@example.com
or call: 07756729512
Please note unfortunately at this time we do not offer any work experience, training,
work placements or job opportunities.
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. Fabrication Supervisor ‘Teletubbies 2015’
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, Paddington, Beauty and the Beast, Ready Player One and most recently ‘The Mummy’
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. Puppet designer maker, ‘Broke and Beat Collective’, Theatre Rites. Puppet Designer maker, ‘Animating the Brain’, Theatre Rites. Puppet maker for Significant Object, ‘Circus 1903’
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, Beauty and the Beast and ‘Rogue One’ A Star wars story.
Our extended family
We are lucky enough to have a pool of industry’s finest at hand to collaborate with to help bring your project to a reality. Ranging from animatronic engineers to puppet directors.
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.
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.