Oz Coz #4.6:Still truckin’

Today my eBay head-block/wig-stand arrived [something I’ve always wanted] so I got cracking on making raffia wigs for [of course] two scarecrows.  A little newspaper to adjust the circumference to size, then hot glue and craft foam and… Plus [why not] two mouse masks in felt. Continue reading Oz Coz #4.6:Still truckin’

Oz Coz #3:Rattling along

Tin woodcutters, both girls, both VERY slim.  Before I volunteered to make costumes, the director had already bought a tinman costume from Amazon, very cheap, and it looked it.  I wasn’t impressed, as I don’t really like very shiny tinmen, he’s supposed to start off rusty, and decided to find some inspiration images for myself.  … Continue reading Oz Coz #3:Rattling along

Still here, honest!

Totally immersed in Oz coz, and making excellent progress.  It’s not just munchkins folks!  There’s more than 20 kids involved, as the show ia largely double-cast, and the dancers/extras are all playing multiple parts, some needing four or five costume changes. Very few roles have been cast so that costumes can be shared, even with … Continue reading Still here, honest!

Oz Coz #1: Munchables

As if I didn’t already have enough to do, I’ve offered to make costumes for the school’s production of Wizard of Oz. Why not eh? Of course, near-zero budget, no time, lots and lots of cast members [28 or so, most needing more than one costume.] BRILLIANT! I started with Toto of course, who wouldn’t? … Continue reading Oz Coz #1: Munchables