The Costume Book: The Non-Professional's Guide to Professional Results

Mary Burke Morris

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This beautiful new book guides readers with intermediate to advanced level sewing skills toward the successful creation of costumes for theatrical or dance performances, and for re-enactments and interactive fiction. Nearly 250 beautiful color photographs and detailed line drawings of many types of costumes, along with solid design principles, provide a wealth of easy to understand information and how-to instructions. Practical tips concerning theatrical production teams, lines of authority, budgets, scheduling, and post-production storage of costumes are included. An annotated bibliography and a resource guide are both useful references.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 271 color photos/18 drawings | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764314858

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Mary Burke Morris has designed costumes for the American Youth Ballet. She has acted as the primary editor of newsletters for the Washington, D.C., based G Street Fabrics.