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Costume Book

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This beautiful new book guides readers with intermediate to advanced level sewing skills toward the successful creation of costumes for theatrical or dance performances, and for re-enactments and interactive fiction. Nearly 250 beautiful color photographs and detailed line drawings of many types of costumes, along with solid design principles, provide a wealth of easy to understand information and how-to instructions.

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Overview

This beautiful new book guides readers with intermediate to advanced level sewing skills toward the successful creation of costumes for theatrical or dance performances, and for re-enactments and interactive fiction. Nearly 250 beautiful color photographs and detailed line drawings of many types of costumes, along with solid design principles, provide a wealth of easy to understand information and how-to instructions.

Practical tips concerning theatrical production teams, lines of authority, budgets, scheduling, and post-production storage of costumes are included. An annotated bibliography and a resource guide are both useful references.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764314858
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Schiffer Book for Designers Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4
Introduction 5
The Production Team, Lines of Authority, and Basic Design Principles 8
Practicalities: The Budget and the Schedule 26
Costume-Making Techniques 34
Before You Cut 35
The Almighty Gusset 46
The Fabric is Cut: The Die is Cast 50
The Construction Process 51
The Tutu 59
Costumes for People and Critters - Real and Imaginary - Who Must Move 79
Costuming Performers for Competition 90
Costume as Dress: Historic Re-enactment and Interactive Fiction 111
After the Party is Over... 151
The Costumer's Annotated Bibliography and Resource Guide 153
Sources for the Basic Shapes of Clothing in Various Places and Historic Periods 154
Theatrical Construction Techniques 157
Other Resources 158
Sources of Specialty Fabrics, Notions, and Trims 159
Specialized Sources for Historical Costumers 160
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