May 2008

Authentic Handmade Trims

Authentic Handmade Trims

In this extensive beginner's guide, we'll look at lucet cording, fancy braiding and inkle and tablet weaving.

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Costume for a Character

Costume for a Character

A new character enters the scene. The moment you see them, before they open their mouth, you know exactly who they are. Why?

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Research for the Historical Costumer, Part 2: Libraries & Online Research

Research for the Historical Costumer, Part 2: Libraries & Online Research

It's All Online - Right?

Wrong, wrong, wrong. One of the biggest myths of our current era is that, "Everything is available online."

There is indeed a great deal of research you can do online. But if only rely on online sources, and particularly if you only rely on the websites created by other costumers, you are looking at a fraction of the information commonly and easily available to you.

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