Costumers Blog

Monday, 11 September 2017 10:42

Working Outside in Smoky Air

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Current Forest Fire Map of BC and Alberta September 2017

I know it may smell good, but it’s not good for you. In fact, smoke conditions are considered light to moderate if you notice a smoke odour and haziness or visibility that is less than eight km; when smoke is heavy, it’s not good for anyone.

I do, at least, I used to feel that way about entering into the world of nuts and bolts, power tools and fixtures; that is, until I began working as a Costumer. Now, I look at Hardware Store shopping on par with a Vintage Collectables shop; I’m always likely to find a few treasures that I can toss into my kit. Speaking of my kit …

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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.