Draping 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!
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