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Louise-Coffee Webb curates the FIDM exhibition of 100 years of movie costumes; lets join the tour ...

In 2010 I was hired by Cirque du SoleilĀ as a Costumer/ Stitcher to do day-work (wardrobe maintenence) for the Calgary run of the show. Here's a quick look ...

Monday, 04 September 2017 16:31

The Lion King

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

Monday, 04 September 2017 15:32

Strictly Ballroom; Stage to Screen

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Costume Designer Catherine Martin talks about the journey she's taken to bring the stage musical Strictly Ballroom from the stage to the screen; it's amazing ...

Monday, 04 September 2017 16:03

History of the Three Piece Suit

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Modern clothing had it's beginnings in history; lets see how the three piece suit got it's start ...

Boardwalk Empire is a glamorous show and costume designer John Dunn shows us how a designer might shop a show; if a local shop carries the period or look the designer is looking for ...

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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.