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Saturday, 08 July 2017 07:59

The Costumes of Anne | Behind the Scenes

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

Ever thought of using a utility knife instead of a seam ripper? Not a bad idea, but be careful ...

Thursday, 06 July 2017 11:55

The Costume Designers: Biggest Misconception

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Julie Wiess, Joanna Johnston weigh in on what they believe are the biggest misconceptions of being a costume designer.

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 08:38

Alternative Seam Rippers and Methods

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Kelly Pederson Hanson talks about  some alternative seam rippers and methods of using them ...

Thursday, 06 July 2017 11:32

Iron a Shirt in 90 Seconds with Jim Moore

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This 90 second demo is great; sometimes, it is only neccessary to press the collar, cuffa and front of a shirt ...

You can have a smooth Angels day and that's great, but it's only when something goes wrong that people really show what they're made of; go behind the scenes on a two-play day of Angels in America and see what it takes to bring to life over seven hours of theatre. It is a thrilling experience to set up a huge show like Angles; working as a stage hand can be so inspiring ...

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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.