Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800
This book is a comprehensive guide to creating period dress. It consists of a series of books detailing the construction of garments, undergarments and outer garments. As well as being accurate, Jean Hunnisett's patterns have been prepared so that they can be readily made up using today's fabrics and sewing methods, and fit the modern female figure. This book concentrates on women's dress for the periods 1500-1800. It is abundantly illustrated by drawings and photographs and includes scaled patterns as well as step-by-step instructions. Patterns are also included for for all the correctly shaped Corsets, Petticoats and Pads which are essential to make each costume look right. Whether you are an amateur, a student or a professional costume maker, this book, and the series it belongs to, is an invaluable source of patterns and techniques.
NOTE: This is a used copy in very good condition with no marks or damage.