Re: Human Ball. Help.
Thanks for the tip. I bought a box of hoop boning, and questioned it
because in the box it looks like it wouldn't hold the right shape. I
have yet to try it. If you think it is the best way to go, I will
continue that route. It was my initial idea.
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, Liz Gerds
>performances and is treated gently you could probably just use
> How long does the globe need to last? If it's only for one or two
foamcore or cardboard.
>better off using hoop steel to stiffen a fabric structure. If the
> However, if it needs to stand up for a lot of use, you're probably
globe needs to swallow the person entirely, I'd recommend taking a
look at those big hat structures that get used for Mardi Gras and the
like. If you need something that allows the head, arms and legs to
stick out try looking in Period Costume for Stage and Screen:1800-1909
by Jean Hunnisett. On page 101 she's got a picture where a hoopsteel
and tapes structure is shown as the basis for a costume representing a
wrapped hard candy.
>6mm, 10mm and 14mm, plus connectors for the 10mm & 14mm, and plastic
> Here at Farthingales LA we stock 3 different widths of hoopsteel:
ends that can be slipped over the cut ends of 10mm or 11mm steel
allowing you to sew them in place for partial hoops (like in bustles).
>www.farthingalesla.com. (The store just went up Thursday, so let me
> If you're interested, check out our online store at
know if you run into any glitches!)
> Liz for FarthingalesLA
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