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.

This method really works well to secure the Bergere hats to your head when hat pins are not enough...

 Hat maker Victor Osborne gives us a  DIY lesson on how to make Hat Molds on the cheap.

Here's the different hairstyles Chinese people had throughout history.

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

In Part 2 of this video you will learn the wet felting and blocking of your hat. Presented by Brigitte from For Your Head Hat Blocks

In Part 1, Brigitte from For Your Head Hat Blocks, shows you the tools and materials you'll need and takes you through the steps of laying out your roving.

Canadian Hat Block Maker, Roger Friesen, demonstrates his process of creating a wood hat block for making a Fedora hat.

This video shows us a few tricks on how to increase the size of an existing Pork Pie style hat block to accommodate a larger head. These techniques can be adapted to adjust the size of a variety of hat blocks. The materials are inexpensive and easy to come by.

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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.