How to Make a Victorian Chimney Sweep Costume?

Answer A costume for a Victorian chimney sweep is made from a white shirt, a pair of loose, dark-coloured three-quarter length trousers and a dark-coloured waistcoat. For accessories you will need a flat... Read More »

Related Videos

Top Q&A For: How to Make a Victorian Chimney Sweep Costume

How to Make Chimney Sweep Broom Props?

From "Mary Poppins" to many other Dickensian stage productions, chimney sweeps need their signature brooms to make the scene authentic. Modern chimney brooms are not only expensive but are also not... Read More »

How to Make a Chimney Sweep Broom Prop?

Chimney sweeping brushes are an oft-needed theatre prop required for plays, particularly those set in 19th century London. Chimney brushes are not a common commodity and, thus, are rarely available... Read More »

What Should I Consider Before Hiring a Chimney Sweep?

When home heating costs began to rise signficantly in the 1970s and 1980s, many homeowners turned to wood as a cheaper source of energy. Along with this renewed interest in firewood came a boom in... Read More »

How to Become a Certified Chimney Sweep?

Chimney Sweeps are individuals specially trained to inspect chimneys for potential hazards. They may clear a chimney when a bird has made a nest, clean debris that could cause a fire and perform ot... Read More »