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Elegantly Frugal Costumes: The Poor Man's Do-It-Yourself Costume Maker's Guide

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Overview

This wonderfully practical book literally shows you how to make costumes for plays, pageants and musicals at the lowest possible expense Over 150 detailed illustrations work with the easy-to-follow text to walk you through every step of the process. Just about every basic period is covered: Biblical to Medieval, Renaissance, Angels, The Fabulous Fifties, 1800s to World War I, The Roaring Twenties and more. Many helpful hints on making or buying realistic period theatrical costumes on a shoestring budget from cast-offs, donations, scraps and other easily-obtained materials. Also included are "special effects" costumes, helpful hints for getting into and out of costumes, and a glossary of costuming terms. A book that will pay for itself with its first use. Contents: Resources: Where Do I Start?, Period Costumes, Who Was That Masked Man?, Undemeath it All, Helpful Hints and Useful Information, The Play's the Thing, Epilogue: Behind the Scenes, Glossary.

Details

  • SKU: 9780916260880
  • SKU10: 0916260887
  • Title: Elegantly Frugal Costumes: The Poor Man's Do-It-Yourself Costume Maker's Guide
  • Qty Remaining Online: 2
  • Publisher: Meriwether Publishing
  • Date Published: May 2003
  • Pages: 132
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 0.47
  • Dimensions: 8.48" L x 5.54" W x 0.38" H
  • Features: Illustrated, Glossary
  • Themes: Theometrics | Secular;
  • Category: DRAMA SCRIPT
  • Subject: Theater - Stagecraft

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