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Here are the top ten articles for the Costuming Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. How to Make a Showgirl Costume
A step by step tutorial on making a complete Las Vegas showgirl costume including bra, panty, fantail and headdress. This is a photo heavy article.
2. How to Alter Boots for Large Calves
Learn how to alter boots to fit larger legs and calves. It's easy!
3. Tips on Choosing the Right Dress Form
Dress forms can make your sewing a whole lot more enjoyable. Your costumes will fit perfectly and look amazing. Here are some buying tips for choosing the best dressmakers dummy for you.
4. Medieval and Renaissance Costume Fabric Resources
Making a Medieval or Renaissance costume? Here are the top recommended resources for finding fabric and trim at great prices.
5. Making and Using Fake Blood
Fake blood adds a great element of "ewwww" to any costume or stage makeup. Here's the time-honored recipe and a few things to consider before using it on your skin or clothing.
6. How to Wrap a Sari
There are hundreds of ways to wrap a sari. Here we'll teach you a couple common wraps with variations that you can embellish on your own.
7. Tips for Working with Chiffon
Learn how to tame slippery fabrics like chiffon and other sheers with these tips.
8. How to Make Beaded Fringe
Beaded fringe is an elegant addition to any costume, but it can be time consuming. Here are a few easy ways to make beaded fringe quickly and easily.
9. Examples of Traditional Hunting Costume
As the weather turns cooler, hunting season arrives. In this article we’ll explore traditional fox hunting attire and show some photos of examples.
10. Reconstructing History-Historical Costume Patterns
Searching for authentic historical costume patterns? Here's what I learned about Reconstructing History.
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