There is no such thing as an “average” cost for a custom costume, prop or product prototype.
Each is unique to its wearer, its budget, its event and its audience.
Yours will be unique as well.
“Arsenal” jacket and quiver. Custom tailored in two different red leathers with grommets and lacing.
During your appointment, the lead designer(s) will ask you many questions. They may also take some measurements and produce some thumbnail sketches. We need to hear and see all of your ideas. We also need to understand what your product, prop or costume needs to do in terms of its form, function and appearance.
Custom tote bags developed for the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. Made using upcycled banners from their past exhibitions. These are highly sought, collectible items, especially when signed by the artist!
Please bring company logos, accessories, fabrics or color swatches that should be included, plus images, sketches and other visual resources to help us calculate materials, time and labor needed for your project.
GIANT custom stage props for USANA annual convention at the Salt Palace Arena. Custom foam with specialty paint application to showcase 3-D projected labeling.
Drafting, cutting, stitching and construction costs typically range anywhere from twice to five or more times the cost of materials, depending on the complexity of your design.
For example, a superhero or fantasy costume with a budget of $600 will be substantially different from a film-quality superhero or fantasy costume that has a budget of 6K or more.
When you meet with us, we can show you samples and pricing of items that our clients have commissioned.
Custom elf boots and spats. Half a dozen pairs. For Inda Blatch-Geib, Ohio designer of the new production “Kris Kringle the Musical”. Each a custom size to fit each actor’s feet or spat their tap shoes.
Custom ax for Fox Television. They sent a performer to wear their “Headless Horseman” costume at 2014’s Salt Lake Comic Con, but without the weapon used in the tv series. The convention’s rules prohibit metal weapons so Hraefn Wulfson created this specialty prop using alternative materials.
The beautiful Lyra in one of our custom corsets, part of our Salt Lake Tightlacer label. Photo courtesy of Robert Hirschi and Salt Lake City Weekly’s “Best Of Salt Lake” awards issue.
Katrina Kirkland, Naia Folidei and Rory Sepulveda in costumes designed as popular Clinique Cosmetics products. Grand opening of the Meier & Frank in Riverdale, Utah. The one-story department store is the eighth in Utah to open and is expected to generate between $200,000 and $300,000 in annual sales tax revenue to the city. (Robert Hirschi/The Salt Lake Tribune)
18th century gown with corseted bodice and panniers. Custom built for the Filmed in Utah Awards show
A perennial favorite, Assassin’s Creed. Our version has layers and layers of high end tailoring, piping and details.
Custom cell phone purse prototypes. Minimalist design in leather and canvas for our client.