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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. A Must Have Book For Costume Studies
When studying costume design it is imperative to have a book like this. It is comprehensive and delightful to read.

2. The Process of A Costume Designer
Have you ever wondered what process a costume designer goes through to design a costume?

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Cleaning and Caring for your Costumes
Taking care of your costume will keep it in top condition even when you can not throw it into the washing machine. Learn the steps to keep your costume looking like new.

6. Creating your first tutu tulle skirt
If you are new to creating costume pieces a tutu is the perfect place to begin. This is an easy do it yourself tutu tulle skirt.

7. What is Costuming
Have you wondered what is costuming? Costuming is all around us. It's in your face all day long from the things we watch on TV to the holidays we celebrate. Read more to see what it is and how you can do it.

8. How to Alter Boots for Large Calves
Learn how to alter boots to fit larger legs and calves. It's easy!

9. Why Create a Costume Design Sketchbook
A Costume Design Sketchbook will keep all your inspirations in one place, give you a place to keep information, and help you grow as an artist.

10. Bachelors In Fine Arts Costume Degree Requirements
Let's take a look at what you would need to become a Costume Designer, what to do before you start classes, and tips on



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