Costumers Blog

Sunday, 12 March 2017 14:59

5 Top Brands of Cutting Tools

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Costumers usually have several pairs of scissors in their toolbox; sewing scissors, cutting shears, pinking shears, serrated blades, pointed embroidery scissors and thread snips. This blog is intended to help you make the best cutting tool investment you can.

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:07

2017 Oscars for Best Costume Design

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The 2017 Oscars nominee list for Best Costume Design is out and picking a winner this year will be tough; the designs are wonderful. Marisa Dabney provided a few details about each show (it's on the Oscars website) and after the awards show on February 26th I'll highlight the winner for you. Best of luck to the nominees, but no matter who the winner is, costumers always win through being in association with such talented designers. 

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:32

Anne Dixon; Costume Designer

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Costume Designer Anne Dixon, attending theToronto Film Festival: Costume Exhibition in 2014  

Sunday, 25 December 2016 09:43

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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Merry Christmas everyone ... and the best wishes for 2017 

Monday, 21 November 2016 13:36

‘Tis the Season …

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Indeed, Costumers, it IS the season for ... The Nutcracker Ballet... 

Sunday, 09 October 2016 13:38

So, here we go ...

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Right into a ittle joke; because smiling is good for us ...        

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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.