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Costumes Extraordinaire!

Season 10 Episode 1005 | 26m 46s

Costume designer Violeta Benavidas shares her techniques for creating her dazzling costumes for the Princess Pocahontas Pageant in Laredo Texas. As she says, “like a puzzle,” each bead, sequin, stone and feather is carefully chosen and artfully assembled.

Aired: 01/02/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Tips on how to create high-end items with everyday materials.
The secrets and details of constructing a beautiful men’s tie.
Tips and insight into the sewing methods of haute couture.
What colors we wear and how they make us feel can influence one’s success.
Matt Porter introduces us to the basic types and construction of pockets.
Annette Becker introduces us to the concept of designer recycling.
Discover what can make men’s pants fit perfectly and make a fashion statement.
Annette shows us the evolution and influences on the woman’s suit.
Expert pattern maker and teacher Barbara Trippeer illustrates step-by-step pattern making.
Ideas on applying deisnger James Galanos’ techniques to your own garments.
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Matt Porter introduces us to the basic types and construction of pockets.
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Discover what can make men’s pants fit perfectly and make a fashion statement.
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Tips on how to create high-end items with everyday materials.
Tips and insight into the sewing methods of haute couture.
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