A collection of over 80 patterns for period and contemporary accessories. The headwear chapter includes 12 patterns from baseball caps to mob caps. There are 22 variations of neckwear. Also included are patterns for various hand-held accessories such as reticules and gauntlets. With complete instructions and illustrations of the finished pieces, you’ll find a solution to almost any costume accessory need.

Over 80 patterns and illustrations.

Pages
176
Size
9 x 11 ¾ in.
ISBN-13
9780896762411
ISBN-10
0-89676-241-6

$35.00

Arnold S. Levine completed an MFA in Costume Design at Carnegie-Mellon University; he then went to Western Illinois University where he taught Costume Design and Construction. He has been the Resident Costume Designer for Indiana Rep, Totem Pole Playhouse, and the Harlequin Dinner Theatre, and has designed for regional theaters around the country. In New York, Levine was Assistant to the Costume Designer/Costumer for the New York City Ballet and later assisted Tony Award winning designers Patricia Zipprodt and Florence Klotz.

Robin L. McGee has designed over 100 productions of all kinds around the country. Her vast experience includes everything from Vegas style showgirls for Comedy Central to singing animals in the opera A Muskrat’s Lullaby to detailed period clothing in The IT Girl and Noel Coward’s Fallen Angels with a couple of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clowns in between. Robin obtained a bachelors degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale; after which she taught high school music and theatre. She attended The University of Texas in Austin where she obtained a masters of fine arts degree in costume design and construction. Robin obtained a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale; after which she taught high school music and theatre. She attended The University of Texas in Austin where she obtained a masters of fine arts degree in costume design and construction.

Amazon Reviews:

“A must for all costumers! Patterns for Costume Accessories: The Solution to Almost Any Costume Accessory Need  is a fabulous find! This is a must for everyone who does any kind of costume sewing, be it for a child’s school play or a community theatre production, or even a professional production.”

“Wonderful resource for the busy costume shop. This is an excellent book to keep in the costume shop. I don’t know how many times I have had to produce a clerical collar or a quick mob cap for a show when I was really rushed.”

A must for all costumers!

Wonderful Resource.