Laser cutting allows designers to make custom pattern designs and as this video explains, the patterns are not that difficult to make. However, you may need to get a laser cutting service to do the laser work a laser cutter is very expensive. This process takes time, and patience - not for the faint of heart ... 
Designer Diana Eng shows us some samples from her Laser Lace collection. By using a laser etcher on fabric she creates intricate lace designs inspired by nature ...
Jacqueline West speaks to us about her costume design for the film, The Revenant ...
Here’s a look at traditional Chinese clothing styles through the dynasties, Part I
    So, I was watching an episode of the old TV series Mission Impossible when I noticed the suit trouser length; the fashionable or period length of trousers worn in the 60s. ... And you know, they are almost the same length as suit trousers worn today, in 2017.
Welcome to the showcase of assassins costumes from Assassin's Creed Movie, costumes designed by Sammy Sheldon
Adam is building his grizzley bear costume and he explains how he sketched out the design for the character, how he experimented with its forms, and how the suit comes together.
 Join Adam Savage and puppet supervisor Michael Reilly backstage at The Lion King during its run in San Francisco. We visit the musical's puppet shop, where puppet supervisor Michael Reilly walks us through the numerous intricate and varied puppets and masks used in the performance and shows us how they're maintained in his traveling workshop; I especially love Michael's road boxes ...
A quick refresher on shoes .... when did heels come into fashion?
Shoe-making for theatre is becoming a lost art; indeed, cobblers are difficult to find nowadays. Take a peek at this video and if you're interested in learning more, check out shoe repair shops or trade colleges for more specific training ...
Let's tour through the Costume Shop and see what wardrobe and accessories Costume Designer Pierre-Yves Gayraud has in store for the 2011 movie, The Three Musketeers ...
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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.