Mom has come through for all you costume lovers out there! I haven’t mentioned yet that our family has a long history of
I love that this book is geared towards teachers and building their collection of costumes for school plays and pageants. How great would it be if kids could still perform in their elementary pageant?
As promised, here is the page that inspired my mom to dress me as corn on the cob and a pea pod.
As you can see from the instructions, Mom went above and beyond these basic instructions by adding quilting and padding to the costumes but this would be a great starting point for any would be costumer.
This book also includes instructions to create a variety of animals, fictional characters and ethnic costumes. The center spread looks like you could create a live action “It’s a small world”. There are also some basic stagecraft instructions and instructions on dying fabrics. I’d be happy to scan and share any that you’re interested in.