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    DescriptionDraping Period Costumes provides you with the skill set you need to break away from two-dimensional patterns to drape three dimensional costumes. The basics of draping are explained in precise detail, followed by step-by-step draping projects from multiple historical periods. Packed with photographs that illustrate every seam, pleat, and tuck, you'll never be lost with this comprehensive guide. -Includes information on measurements, necessary tools, and basic rules of draping -Covers costumes for both men and women - Discusses appropriate period under garments and fabric choices Let expert draper Sharon Sobel teach you all you need to know to perfectly drape any period costume!

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    Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sharon Sobel
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 230 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 980 g
    ISBN 13: 9780240821337
    ISBN 10: 0240821335

    B&T Book Type: NF
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    DC23: 792.026
    DC22: 646.30902, 646/.30902
    LC classification: TT520 .S726 2013
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    500 colour illustrations
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Focal Press
    Publication date
    03 November 2013
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    Author Information
    Sharon Sobel is Professor of Theatre and Costume Designer at University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has designed and/or draped costumes for over 100 productions at her home institutions as well as at The Bermuda Festival, The Juilliard School, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Long Island Stage, New York International Fringe Festival, Queens Theatre in the Park, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Asolo Center for Performing Arts, Sarasota Opera, The Alley Theatre, Madison Repertory Theatre, Opera Omaha, Nebraska Repertory Theatre and Nebraska Shakespeare Festival. She has also designed and draped costumes for Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown College. Professor Sobel is a member of United Scenic Artists of America and recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Gold Medallion.
    Table of contents
    Introduction Overview and objectives Chapter 1 Getting Started Chapter 2 Early, Unstructured Garments Chapter 3 Cut and shaped to fit Chapter 4 The Height of Artificial Silhouette Chapter 5 The Men return to softness. Chapter 6 .while the women remain tightly laced Chapter 7 The introduction of tailoring to the man's costume Chapter 8 Variety of fit in the 18th century woman's costume Chapter 9 Neoclassical elegance Chapter 10 Revolutionary menswear Chapter 11 Romantic womenswear Chapter 12 The Victorian gentleman Chapter 13 The Victorian lady Chapter 14 Skirts Glossary Bibilography