Louise-Coffee Webb curates the FIDM exhibition of 100 years of movie costumes; lets join the tour ...

In 2010 I was hired by Cirque du SoleilĀ as a Costumer/ Stitcher to do day-work (wardrobe maintenence) for the Calgary run of the show. Here's a quick look ...

Costume Designer Catherine Martin talks about the journey she's taken to bring the stage musical Strictly Ballroom from the stage to the screen; it's amazing ...

Need a bread-away suit? Here's how; Parts 1 and 2

Here's Part 1

Read more, to see Part 2

Costume Designer Montana Blanco discusses his work from Octoroon ...

Check out these tips and tricks that can be done on almost any sewing machine...

Up to 85% of sewing machine repairs are avoidable and simple things ...

Use the Pearls & Piping foot for couching Rat Tail cord with the blanket stitch...

*(Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Community Theatre Costume Designers are worth their weight in gold, to a community theatre company. Take a look at the qualityof these costumes accomplished by Rebecca Ballard  ...

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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.