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#TuesdayTips: All Your Custom Costume Qu...

With Halloween around the corner, I am getting e-mails and phone calls daily about custom costumes and I decided to turn it into a blog post for Tuesday Tips for everyone looking to have a costume made. I had Marilyn fill out a questionnaire answering the most common questions asked by clients. Here’s what sheRead more

#FeatureFriday Halloween Costume Closet ...

If you’ve been following our social media posts, then you’ve heard about our upcoming event at the Studio on October 6th! If not, today’s #FeatureFriday is all about it! Marilyn & the Studio have teamed up with The Kittleman Group for a fantastically fun Halloween Costume Closet Happy Hour! Each guest will receive a 10%Read more

#FeatureFriday: Dress it up – Seri...

Today’s #FeatureFriday focus is a new series called, Dress It Up! Once a month, I will select a plain garment from the Costume Closet, put it on a mannequin, and have some of the staff select items within the Closet to accessorize it. There’s no limits – they can add any garment to the piece andRead more

#FeatureFriday Costume Closet Faves

Since the Costume Closet is always an ongoing project, I thought it would be a nice change of pace to highlight our favorite garments in the Closet! Here’s some of our picks: Ashley D.’s Picks JJ’s Picks Which one do you like? Didn’t see one from our online closet? Post a link to it in the comments! We’dRead more

#FeatureFriday Inventory Pt. 2

I went through several old blog posts today which were written before I even started working here. Brittany, our previous workroom supervisor, was the queen of the Studio at that time and when I came along, the crown was handed to me. While is was reading, one particular entry caught my attention: Inventorying is FUN from March 2013.Read more

#FeatureFriday: Men’s Hats

Over the past several weeks, I’ve been going through Marilyn’s hat collection in the Costume Closet. I realized one thing about the men’s hats: The only hat style I really know is top hat, bowler, fedora, and cowboy and that’s about it! It made it extra difficult to sort hats in the closet! So whatRead more

#FeatureFriday: Ashley’s Favorite ...

This week’s #FeatureFriday concludes our ‘Favorite Project’ Survey at the Studio. Today we talked to the Studio’s head stitcher, Ashley! Q: Which type of garment do you enjoy working on most? Ashley: Props, most anything from scratch. Q: Why do you prefer working on these types of garments? Is there a specific alteration that youRead more

#FeatureFriday: JJ’s Favorite Stud...

Happy Friday! It’s time to hear another favorite project from one of our stitchers, JJ! Q: Which type of garment do you enjoy working on most? JJ: Costumes Q: Why do you prefer working on these types of garments? Is there a specific alteration that you enjoy doing most? JJ: I enjoy working on costumesRead more

#FeatureFriday: Marilyn’s Favorite...

Last week I handed out a survey to all the stitchers in the Studio about specific garments they enjoy working with and what their favorite project was. For the next six weeks, I will be featuring each person in one blog entry with their answers. Let’s start with Marilyn! Q: Which type of garment do you enjoyRead more