Patterns for Costume Accessories


$35.00

  • 176 Pages
  • 9x11¾ Paper
  • Glossary, Bibliography
  • B&W Illustrations
  • Costume & Fashion Press / QSM
  • 9780896762411
  • 0-89676-241-6

The solution to almost any costume accessory need.

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.

Arnold S. Levine

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

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.