Costume Shop Skills Course

Costume Shop Skills

Have you ever wanted to work in a costume shop? Make costumes for your local theater? Or learn how Broadway creates the dreamiest fashion? In this course, we will complete a Sewing Skills Sample Book, especially for shop skills. Come learn how to create costumes like a Tracy Jean Stitcher!

What we will learn:

  • Quick rigging

  • Quick change

  • Hiding closures

  • Interchangeable looks

  • Stage Transformation

  • Size adjusting

  • Costume shop tools

  • Professional irons and pressing

  • Steaming

  • Fitting and fitting notes

  • Hemming

  • Tucks

  • Zippers

  • Distressing

  • Measuring and notes

  • Repairs 

  • And much more!

Course Length: 4 Classes 

Class Length: 3 Hours


Materials, tools, and use of machines included.

Contact Tracy Jean for times!

“Over the years I have witnessed Tracy creating beautiful costumes and embellishments. She is very knowledgeable in her field and has taught me how to knit, among other things. She is pleasant to work with and enjoyable to be around!”

– Suzanne Hoffman, Center Stage Stitchers Student