Rae Stephens

Rae Stephens

Join Marc Lauterbach as he shows us how to make Elizabethan-style thread button beads to trim out your Elizabethan clothes. Here's Part I;
Monday, 09 January 2017 14:08

Court Dress with fan

This period correct 1740's courtdress is entirely sewn by the model;only the embroidery on the stomacher was made by a friend and the fan was purchases.
It is made from pure silk damask.
Monday, 09 January 2017 12:39

Beginning Bobbin Lacemaking

Here's a great tutorial for bobbin lace-making, for those lace folk ... 
Monday, 09 January 2017 12:29

How to make Faux Feathers

Beverly Downes shows us how to make and use faux feathers ...
Monday, 09 January 2017 12:20

Button hole stitching

 Is it possible to hand-stitch a buttonhole in less than 10 minutes? Watch this lovely work ...
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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.