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Friday, 01 September 2017 10:40

Venice Carnival 2015

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Oh for a bit of colour on a November day; check out these lovely costumes, masks and accessories from a warmer day ...

Saturday, 02 September 2017 11:36

Backstage at Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT!

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A Day in the life ... I always enjoy the backstage looks at Broadway shows; the costumes, the lights, the action ....

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:38


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News to rock the sewing world … 

Friday, 01 September 2017 10:13

100 Years of Fashion: Wedding Dresses

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I just love short reference videos; that quickly show the passage of time, and how clothing lines have shifted over the decades. I also love watching Dressers assist with the changes and Final Touches. Take a peek at how wedding dresses have changed ...

Friday, 01 September 2017 10:21

On the Road with Flashdance

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Flashcance is a Broadway touring show that has some toe-tapping music, for sure. Performer Rachel Rak and Dance Captain Natalie Caruncho take us on a short backstage tour to show us a real-time backstage quick change with dressers in attendance, rehearsals and an interview with company members David R. Gordon and Kelly Felthous ...

Thursday, 29 November 2001 16:26

Costume Supervisors talk about Clark

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Some Costume Supervisor issues with Mr. Kent ...

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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.