Need to fashion a regular tie into a clip-on model? Take a look at this for help ...

Finishing of the corset lacing is important ....

 

In a world full of 'anything goes clothing ', is it hard for costume designers to decide appropriate costumes for everyday characters?

With so many shows requiring period wardrobe for men, I thought it high time to go through some man-specific wardrobe practices ....

Most costume designers purchase their choice of tie when they buy the suit. However, that is not always the case, and you might need to make a tie in an emergency. Why not make a few ties or scarves for gifts this year. Get the fabric and notions together, a cup of tea, put some good music on and sew like the wind!! 

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.