HOLIDAY'S HELPFULL HINTS FOR FABRIC AND WARDROBE
1) Washing of a costume: Turn inside out, cold water wash, hang dry, press
2) Always carry a care kits with you, when clowning:
needle and thread (duct tape will hold a tear in costume)
3) lint brush (duct
tape could be used)
4) 2-3 safety pins
5) touch kit for make-up (learn to patch connectly if
your a whiteface)
water spray bottle (will aid for spots, and cleaning up shoe with soft cloth)
7) mouth wash
4) MAKE-UP STRAIN:
1) Uses a BABY WIPE, on it if out clowning
Tide Stick (their are other such as: Grandma Secret, Strain Be Gone)
3) Dish Liquid Soap - I uses DAWN. it take grease off dishes it will aid for make-up removeable, also
works well on grease in wigs. Rub in area strain, wash normally
4) Fabric stores carry a product called: CARBONA This product has a # of different type of strain
5) I have seem posted on Facebook other strain
removal for costume that are for cars, rugs, furniture for they may be to strong for fiber of fabric your costume is
made out of.
6) Rit White Wash will whiten your gloves,
turtleneck, socks, and etc.
7) Address your setting of your
make-up, you may need more, to prevent this strain.
your wardrobe routinely:
Check the seams of pants and armholes-address sewing seam for securing areas
Address Zipper, may need to be replaced after many wears
3) Address pockets for holes and tears
Address Bia tape, ruffles, ribbon for need of repair
9) Petticoat Care:
Never purchase petticoat with Nylon Fish Cord sewed in it. Do not purchase netting petticoat they
will not last. Remember a good petticoat will have channel for adjustment of length. Store in Petticoat Bags.
When traveling I uses rubber band around them, after rolling for packing space of suitcase.
Need to re-puff a petticoat you can uses Spray Starch, and allow to dry, it will dry clear. Listed
below are some site that may aid
10) CLOWN SHOE CARE:
1) Shoe lacing
2) Small water spray bottle
for cleaning off dush
3) Tooth paste and
toothbrush will clean white sole edge
good shoe polish
5) Shoe spray works
wonderfull, good shoe repairs stores carry this product
always buy a share set of shoes laces.
WIG CARE: (see my wigs color