Jane Clive originally studied Fashion and Textiles, but look how she ended up ...

It's important for Costumers to 'see the action', so to speak, so they are aware of the importance of their work. Necklines and headpieces are usually part of close-up shots of actors so the costumers work needs to be perfect. But, besides these glory shots, costumers need to be aware of the action shots; the real blocking of the performers so we undertstand to make costumes that allow for full body movement in the scene. Here's a look at a Behind the Scenes ...

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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...

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Costume Designer Andrea Flesch give an inside look at how X Company's elegant costumes are conceived and created...

Costume designer Carol Ramsey chats with Gold Derby editor Zach Laws about her work on the gay rights limited series "When We Rise."

Canadian Costume designer Anne Dixon shows us every stitch, hem, and pleat that helped build the world of Anne ...

Costume Designer Ane Crabtree has created the most iconic designs of her career with The Handmaid's Tale.

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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.