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Forties and fifties fashion for the stage : patterns from vintage clothing.

By: Parr, JessicaSeries: Focal Press Costume Topics SerPublication details: Milton : Routledge, 2018. Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)ISBN: 9781138657793; 9781351232463; 9781138657786; 1351232460Subject(s): Costume design | Tailoring -- Patterns | Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery | Blouse Pattern | Clothes Construction | Dress Pattern | Evolution of Gashion Chart | Fashion of the Fifties | Fashion of the Forties | History of Forties and FiftiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.LOC classification: PN2067 | .P377 2018Online resources: Click here to view e-Book
Contents:
Part I: Designing for the Forties and Fifties; Chapter 1 Design Basics; Chapter 2 Fashion of the Forties; Chapter 3 How to Fake the Forties for Women; Chapter 4 How to Fake the Forties for Men; Chapter 5 Fashion of the Fifties; Chapter 6 How to Fake the Fifties for Women; Chapter 7 How to Fake the Fifties for Men; Part II: Patterns and Construction; Chapter 8 Measurements; Chapter 9 How to Enlarge a Scale Pattern; Chapter 10 How to Alter a Pattern Based on Measurements.
Abstract: Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: with Patterns from Vintage Clothingprovides instruction on how to recreate fashion from the 1940s and 1950s that withstands the vigorous demands of theatrical stage use. This book provides historical context for the clothing and features authentic patterns taken from real vintage pieces. Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage demonstrates how to construct a durable costume from scratch, and how to adjust patterns to fit an individual's measurements. The book also contains a number of "How To Fake It" chapters with advice on thrifting and how to create period fashion using today's clothing. Both men's and women's fashions and patterns are featured, including formal and casual wear.
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Part I: Designing for the Forties and Fifties; Chapter 1 Design Basics; Chapter 2 Fashion of the Forties; Chapter 3 How to Fake the Forties for Women; Chapter 4 How to Fake the Forties for Men; Chapter 5 Fashion of the Fifties; Chapter 6 How to Fake the Fifties for Women; Chapter 7 How to Fake the Fifties for Men; Part II: Patterns and Construction; Chapter 8 Measurements; Chapter 9 How to Enlarge a Scale Pattern; Chapter 10 How to Alter a Pattern Based on Measurements.

Chapter 11 How to Plan the Construction Steps for a GarmentChapter 112 How to Fit a Muslin Mock Up; Chapter 13 How to Alter a Pattern After a Fitting; Chapter 14 Forties Peplum Dress Pattern; Chapter 15 Forties Shirtwaist Dress Pattern; Chapter 16 Forties Blouse Pattern; Chapter 17 Forties Ladies' Suit Pattern; Chapter 18 Forties Dinner Dress Pattern; Chapter 19 Fifties Day Dress Pattern; Chapter 20 Fifties Blouse Pattern; Chapter 21 Fifties Ladies' Suit Pattern; Chapter 22 Fifties Dinner Dress with Bolero Pattern; Chapter 23 Fifties Formal Gown Pattern; Chapter 24 Covering a Necktie.; Appendices1 Fashion Designers of the Forties and Fifties; 2 Plays and Musicals Written or Set in the Forties and Fifties; 3 Films of the Forties and Fifties; Index.

Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage: with Patterns from Vintage Clothingprovides instruction on how to recreate fashion from the 1940s and 1950s that withstands the vigorous demands of theatrical stage use. This book provides historical context for the clothing and features authentic patterns taken from real vintage pieces. Forties and Fifties Fashion for the Stage demonstrates how to construct a durable costume from scratch, and how to adjust patterns to fit an individual's measurements. The book also contains a number of "How To Fake It" chapters with advice on thrifting and how to create period fashion using today's clothing. Both men's and women's fashions and patterns are featured, including formal and casual wear.

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