Illustrated guide to designing and making theatrical costumes using various combinations of five basic shapes. Includes examples of typical costumes from major historical periods, tips for shortcuts, and advice on adapting existing costumes
"A Quarto book."
Planning and design -- Basic shapes. Rectangle ; Semi-circle ; Panel ; T shape ; Bodice ; Underwear -- Period costumes. Classical ; Medieval ; Sixteenth century ; Seventeenth century ; Eighteenth century ; Nineteenth century ; Twentieth century -- Pantomime and musicals -- Uniforms -- Tricks of the trade