Here's the completel Lion King Behind the Scenes story ...

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 ...

 

Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne and Prop Master Barry Gibbs take us on a tour of Guardians of the Galaxy ...

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

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  ...

 These are made with wine red velvet and hand sewn, felt holly leaves. Frankie Lynn decided to make both a flat pair and a heeled pair. 

Lauren Stowell created her company American Duchess to share creative, historical costume-making with interested people. Historical shoes proved to be hard to find, but let's hear it from her ... 

 Join Adam Savage and puppet supervisor Michael Reilly backstage at The Lion King during its run in San Francisco. We visit the musical's puppet shop, where puppet supervisor Michael Reilly walks us through the numerous intricate and varied puppets and masks used in the performance and shows us how they're maintained in his traveling workshop; I especially love Michael's road boxes ...

Get up close with the helmets and armor made by Ironhead Studio for films like Batman v Superman, Captain America: Civil War, and Tron: Legacy. Ironhead Studio founder Jose Fernandez, who has been designing and making film costumes for decades, chats with us about how superhero costume fabrication has evolved over the years. 

Film costumes can often cause controversy ...

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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.