Costume Maker's Companion

Costume Maker's Companion $34.99

Buy Kindle Edition

Diane Favell

Published by Crowood Press

Authentic historical costume is essential for any performance, to instantly communicate a period, a social standing, an occupation or an identity

The responsibility of this representation lies with the costume maker, in their knowledge of the design and their accuracy of construction

The Costume Maker's Companion serves as an aide memoire, to novice and experienced makers alike, covering the common garments of the Medieval, Tudor, Jacobean, Restoration, Regency and Victorian eras of British history

Learn the key styles and fashions of each period before step-by-step tutorials and detailed orders of work illustrate the costume construction process for eight popular garments, from the designer's drawing through to the finished piece

This book also covers -

Working with a costume designer

Key processes and equipment

Flat pattern manipulations

Cutting a pattern on the stand

Taking a pattern from an existing garment

Costume details, including goldwork and flounces

Making accessories, including gauntlets, corsets and ruffs

For more Stage Costume titles, click here

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.


We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2024 Stageplays, Inc.