Mr. Porter and Director Matthew Vaughn  created a bespoke collection from Arianne Phillips’ costume design for Kingsman: The Secret Service. Each piece is crafted in Britain by heritage manufacturers, from the tailoring, shoes, watches ties.

Now, your gentleman can look like a Kingsman ...

A backstage interview with the talented costume designers from the "PUZZLE ME!" project; Colomba Leddi (Fashion Designer and NABA BA in Fashion Design Course Leader), Miao Ran (former MA in Fashion and Textile Design student now teaching at NABA), Stefania Cefarelli (former BA in Fashion Design student), and Valentina, costume designer ...

JP Marchant and Forgotten Trial Pictures invited Lynne and I to volunteer on our third Independent Film project: a horror film titled, Girl At The Door. JP would direct; Lynne and I would provide wardrobe services to this project which was filmed over the July 21,22, 2017 Weekend.

While this video demonstrates small cutting projects, I can see this application being applied to clothing pattern pieces in the future ...

The creative partnership between one of Canada's premier theatre schools and one of the country's leading contemporary theatre companies expands in exciting new directions for artists and audiences alike with Canadian Stage's 2013 Shakespeare in High Park productions, Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew.

*(Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Gentleman Jim, Master Tailor of 52 years, shares a few fabric handing and cutting tips. I must be nuts; the sound of his shears cutting that fabric made me smile. Wonderful tips here, and, an aknowledgement that many people cut on low tables (or floors); I think we've all cut a large garment out on the floor at least once ...

This shows you how to create a female breastplate with worbla ...

I found these videos very enjoyable; I hope you will too ...

 

 

Cynthia MacLennan speaks to us about collaboration, New York City, and best days at Stratford...

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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.