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Elegantly Frugal Costumes

Shirley Dearing

Elegantly Frugal Costumes

Shirley Dearing

$55.00

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Everything you need to know about making costumes for plays, pageants, musicals...at minimum expense.

- Publisher 1. Introduction Resources^2. Where Do I Start^3. Period Costumes^4. What Was That Masked Man^5. Underneath It All^6. Helpful Hints And Useful Information^7. The Play's The Thing^8. Epilogue Behind The Scenes^

- Publisher This wonderfully practical book literally shows you how to make costumes for plays, pageants and musicals at the lowest possible expense! Over 150 detailed illustrations work with the easy-to-follow text to walk you through every step of the process. Just about every basic period is covered: Biblical to Medieval, Renaissance, Angels, The Fabulous Fifties, 1800s to World War I, The Roaring Twenties and more. Many helpful hints on making or buying realistic period theatrical costumes on a shoestring budget from cast-offs, donations, scraps and other easily-obtained materials. Also included are "special effects" costumes, helpful hints for getting into and out of costumes, and a glossary of costuming terms. A book that will pay for itself with its first use. Contents: Resources: Where Do I Start?, Period Costumes, Who Was That Masked Man?, Undemeath it All, Helpful Hints and Useful Information, The Play's the Thing, Epilogue: Behind the Scenes, Glossary.

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Everything you need to know about making costumes for plays, pageants, musicals...at minimum expense.
- Publisher

1. Introduction Resources^2. Where Do I Start^3. Period Costumes^4. What Was That Masked Man^5. Underneath It All^6. Helpful Hints And Useful Information^7. The Play's The Thing^8. Epilogue Behind The Scenes^
- Publisher

This wonderfully practical book literally shows you how to make costumes for plays, pageants and musicals at the lowest possible expense! Over 150 detailed illustrations work with the easy-to-follow text to walk you through every step of the process. Just about every basic period is covered: Biblical to Medieval, Renaissance, Angels, The Fabulous Fifties, 1800s to World War I, The Roaring Twenties and more. Many helpful hints on making or buying realistic period theatrical costumes on a shoestring budget from cast-offs, donations, scraps and other easily-obtained materials. Also included are "special effects" costumes, helpful hints for getting into and out of costumes, and a glossary of costuming terms. A book that will pay for itself with its first use. Contents: Resources: Where Do I Start?, Period Costumes, Who Was That Masked Man?, Undemeath it All, Helpful Hints and Useful Information, The Play's the Thing, Epilogue: Behind the Scenes, Glossary.
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Shirley Dearing

Shirley Dearing is a Meriwether Publishing author.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 126397
  • Product Code 0916260887
  • EAN 9780916260880
  • Pages 132
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Youth Ministry
  • Sub-Category Skits/drama
  • Publisher Meriwether Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date Sep 1992
  • Dimensions 215 x 140 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.171kg

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