The Comprehensive Costuming Guide

by Nicole Cruz

I love to dress up. It doesn’t matter what it’s for–dances, Halloween, conventions, random events…if there’s a costume required, I’m going to want to go to it.

The problem is that I’m limited by what I know. This is a really big problem for anyone who likes to make their own costumes: you have an idea and a vague approach, but sit down to do it and you realize that you’re completely lost. And I’m kind of sick of it. That’s why this guide is here.

Mad Hatter Costume

That’s Me!

The goal of the Comprehensive Costuming Guide is to provide complete, customizable, easy how-tos on anything and everything you need to know about costuming. It will help you design your outfit, create it using several different methods, and wear it safely and effectively.

I’ve tried to clearly explain each aspect of costuming and find the best tutorials available. I chose each of them based on how concise they were, how easy they were to follow, and how well they could be adapted to other costumes.

This is my gift to you…and honestly, to myself. I’ve only had this guide for a few weeks and I’ve already used it a bunch of times for my own projects. I hope it can be as useful for it as it has been for me.

In this guide you will find everything you need to know about: