"Dear Doctor Tara" Costume and Life Advice from the Good Witch of the(Far) North
Costume and Trivia Questions Answered
I used to answer
inquiries sent to me by e-mail (before the quantity of them got out of hand and I gave up). Here are some of the answers.
How do I teach a little girl's soccer team how to
tie dye their uniform socksI'm a Heterosexual Transvestite who needs advice on
body padding so my dresses will fit better.I'm from Argentina and want to
What is "RIT spray dye"? And can I come to work for you in your basement in Alaska when I graduate?
What is the html for making a
link to your page?Tara, I think I have some useful advice for you on
how to make Big HairHow do you make
breakaway costumes?How does one
start a career as a Costume Historian in a Museum?Where can I get
career advice on how I can costume for a living?
I am looking for hexcelite, where do you buy it?How do I find an image of a
I'm looking for an MFA program in Costume Design, and can you give me advice on costuming Salome?My Professor says Saque Backed gowns didn't exist.
Am I crazy thinking I've seen them, or is she stupid?How do I make a big
showgirl-type headdress?Why is the
1930's Pride And Prejudice one of your favorite costume movies when it's costumes are inaccurate?I'm living in North Carolina and
want to go back to school to study costume design. What do I do?Where could I get research materials on the
Can I paint a pair of overalls silver for the Tin Man in The Wiz?Do you
know of a book with information on draping a Toga?Are there good
where I can buy ready-made large feather wings in dark colors?
How do you make those fluffy elbow ruffles you see on 18th Century Saque gowns?My Fiddler on the Roof director thinks Russian Jews wore barmaid bodices and polyester pants,
where do I find research materials for 1905 Russian Jews so I can enlighten him?