How to make classic costumes from cast-off clothing
By Barb Rogers
Why spend a small fortune to rent expensive period costumes when you can create them yourself for less than a day’s rental price? Make them the easy way from cast-off clothing... without sewing! This valuable resource presents the concept of “conversion costuming.” The first rule of thumb is that you must put aside your preconceived ideas about how to make a costume. The world of conversion costuming is miles away from fabrics, measuring, pinning, cutting, and sewing. The most important tool you need is your imagination. To help you, this book includes over 65 ingenious costumes designs with photos and diagrams for many periods from Egyptian, Greek, and Roman all the way to Punk. Read more...
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