A television series like Once Upon A Time employs dozens of people to 'make the magic happen' but it's fun to go behind the scenes and see what the set really looks like...

Japanese visual artist and designer Eiko Ishioka (1938-2012) is best-known for her work on Francis Ford Coppola's film  Bram Stoker’s Dracula in 1992.

Costume Designer Gillian Gallow speaks about two of the costumes she created for Louis Riel. 

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;

Cameron Mackintosh, Sam Fleming and Heather Chockley talk about some of the costumes on The Phantom of the Opera North American Tour.

Ngila Dickson speaks about her amazing costume designs for the Fellowship of the Ring, and Lord of the Rings ... get a cup of tea ...

Stage Manager Heather Chockley shows off costumes from the North America tour of The Phantom Of The Opera; lovely

Here’s a look at traditional Chinese clothing styles through the dynasties, Part I

Historical Costumes, Renaissance, Medieval, 18th Century, Outlander Inspired Wedding Gown, Victorian, Steampunk, Gothic, Game of Thrones Inspired Gowns - a stunning fashion show...

Lauren and Abby of American Duchess demonstrate getting dress in 1740s daywear, from the "skin out," starting with the chemise, then the stays (corset), underpetticoats, and finally the outer layers. Lauren displays her 1740s Outlander cosplay outfit made from Simplicity 8161 and 8162 with additions and alterations. Abby answers questions and gives historical background on real 18th century dress.

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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.