Tips & Tricks (301)

Not just for kids!

So, everwondered what the Costume Shop looks like at Disneyland? Take a peek ...

Check out these tips and tricks that can be done on almost any sewing machine...

Take a minute to celebrate Costume Designers along with the actors and learn what you have in common with Meryl Streep ...

Saturday, 08 July 2017 10:43

Sewing Machine Problems: The Most Common Issues

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Up to 85% of sewing machine repairs are avoidable and simple things ...

This method really works well to secure the Bergere hats to your head when hat pins are not enough...

Saturday, 08 July 2017 10:29

Creative Feet - Couching Satin Rat Tail cording

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

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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.