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The Ball Gown ManualĀ©

2011-12 Edition, by Phillip M. Brandt

The Rhinestone Guy's ball gown manual is written for all levels, from the beginner to the professional. Following simple suggestions, anyone who has patience, can produce a quality ball gown or a latin dress suitable for any level of dance.

The ball gown manual covers the following areas:

  • How to make Competition Ball Gowns for Ball Room Dancing
  • How to make Latin Dresses for Ball Room Competition and Dance
  • How to Produce Evening and Bridal Wear to alter for Ball Room Dance
  • Skirts and Leotards
  • Horse Show Clothing
  • Aimed and all levels of sewing skill...from beginner to professional
  • How to set up a sewing studio, equipment you will need, how much to spend
  • Problem fabrics and how to conquer them
  • How to produce your own patterns for dance from commercial patterns, such as Vogue and Simplicity
  • Secrets of skirt production
  • How to produce a 'Body Double' using a dress form, and more...



All the tricks of the trade given away in this 155+ page manual

... 35 years of experience boiled down into one book.






Ball Gown Manual




The Ball Gown Manual is NOT available in electronic format


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