Frequently asked questions:
Below are questions I have been asked multiple times and other important ones which I feel are best answered here. Please have a read through before asking anything.
Q - Are you open for commissions?
A - Check my Trello (linked on home page), All my available slots are there, more slots are added as I finish my queue. I also update my Instagram and Twitter bio and pinned Facebook post to say if I'm open or closed.
Q - Do you do payment plans?
A - Yes, on most things from fullsuits and fursuit parts to art! (details in my TOS!)
Q - Where are you based?
A - Wales, UK
Q - How much is shipping to [------] ?
A - Shipping is calculated after commissions are completed to get an accurate quote as I need the weight, value and package size!
Q - Will you hold a slot for me?
A - You must pay the non-refundable deposit to secure a slot. But I will sometimes accept half of the non-refundable deposit total to secure the slot.
(be sure to check with me first!)
Q - Can I have a quote?
A - Yes I will happily give you a quote, but please help quicken the process and send your refsheet along with what type of commission you are after.
For example.. " I would like a fleece faced head with drybrushing, magnetic eyelids, standard puffy paws with fleece claws and a 20 inch tail"
Q - Can you use [-----]'s headbase/ pattern to make my suit?
A - No, I only use my own bases and templates which I have developed over the years of fursuit making, I much prefer to keep my work my own. On the rare occasion that I do use a base from another maker, it will be for a pre-made suit and clearly stated.
Q - Can you make my suit in [-------]'s style?
A - No. if you want a suit in a specific makers style, you should commission them.
Q - Can you refurb my suit?
A - If its a suit previously made by me, then yes! Though I do suggest commissioning a new head or parts if they have worn out/are damaged over years of wear.
General fursuit construction questions:
Q - What are your headbases made from?
A - My headbases are carved from upholstery foam of different densities.
Q - What are your eyes made from?
A - My following eyes are made from 5mm high density EVA foam for the eye whites and Aida cloth for the iris and pupils which have black backs to improve vision.
Q - Do you handsew or machine sew?
A - It depends on which fursuit part I'm working on. I handsew fursuit faces and other small details and complicated patterns. Where possible I will machine sew areas such as the back of heads, necks, armsleeves, tails, bodysuits and most of the feetpaws.
Q - Do you line your fursuit heads?
A - Yes, they are lined inside with a stretch fabric or lycra material, if you have a specific preference let me know when you are commissioning me.
Q - What is the difference between fleece/minky faced heads and standard furred heads?
A - Fleece/minky faced heads look neater in my opinion and require no shaving on the heads, they look even better with some drybrushing too. Seams are hard to avoid on cheeks and muzzles though but are picked out to hide them as much as possible.
Furred heads require shaving to tidy up the face and multiple tidy up shaves to make sure they're nice and neat (hence the higher cost)
Q - What species will you make?
A - I am happy to make any species, both real life and mythical/hybrids. I have examples of rodents, canines, angel dragons ,western dragons a deer and felines and wish to build up my portfolio further.
Q - What is the vision like in your suits?
A - The vision is great with a small blindspot in the middle as expected, the backs of the eyes are black to give as much vision as possible.
Q - What is the ventilation like in your suits?
A - Ventilation is good in my suits, the backs of my heads have no foam (unless its required in construction), my following eyes have big vision holes which offer good airflow and the mouths give good to great airflow depending on the species ect.