Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800

^ Read * Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Womens Dress 1500-1800 by Jean Hunnisett È eBook or Kindle ePUB. Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Womens Dress 1500-1800 Patterns are also included for for all the correctly shaped Corsets, Petticoats and Pads which are essential to make each costume look right. Whether you are an amateur, a student or a professional costume maker, this book, and the series it belongs to, is an invaluable source of patterns and techniques.. This book concentrates on womens dress for the periods 1500-1800. It consists of a series of books detailing the construction of garments, undergarments and outer garments. It is abundantly il

Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800

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Rating : 4.52 (719 Votes)
Asin : 0887346103
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 176 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-05-26
Language : English

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Jean Hunnisett has a lifetime's experience of professional costume making, including work for the Old Vic, Sadlers Wells, Royal Opera and Ballet, Royal Opera House-Covent Garden, the English National Opera, Washington Ballet, Houston Opera, Zurich Ballet, Australian Ballet and as Principle Cutter for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Who', nine productions of the

Jean Hunnisett is the finest costume construction mistress in the world. --Katherine Hepburn

"An excellent costume design book" according to V. LaBore. Hunnisett's book was recommended to me by other historical costumers, and I in turn would highly recommend it to others looking for the same. Now I'm going to buy her other book too.. A Customer said very useful book. When I look at the few period costumes I made (I'm only a beginner), I really think this book helped me to improve my cutting abilities, sewing tips and above all, the authentic period feeling when the garment is worn and moves on stage. Jean Hunnisett tells you what you're expecting to find at the end of your work and helps you to understand the historical background of period costume. This is the on. "Ah, yes, grid reference" according to ReeQueen. I received this book as part of a group of textbooks received for my costume design course at FIDM. I used a nice, red, ballpoint pen (this would've been 1990, y'know, before acid/lignin-free - and especially non-bleeding - pens were freely available) to mark out my ten-grid grid. Anyway, I used the Phoenix (Elizabethan or Jacobean) corset pattern to make one of my projects, and it turned out beautifu

Patterns are also included for for all the correctly shaped Corsets, Petticoats and Pads which are essential to make each costume look right. Whether you are an amateur, a student or a professional costume maker, this book, and the series it belongs to, is an invaluable source of patterns and techniques.. This book concentrates on women's dress for the periods 1500-1800. It consists of a series of books detailing the construction of garments, undergarments and outer garments. It is abundantly illustrated by drawings and photographs and includes scaled patterns as well as step-by-step instructions. This book is a comprehensive guide to creating period dress. As well as being accurate, Jean Hunnisett's patterns have been prepared so that they can be readily made up using today's fabrics and sewing methods, and fit the modern female figure

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