Behind the scenes pics aren’t just for giving us a sneak peek of what our favorite celebs will be wearing on screen. Many costume designers provide amazing glimpses of all of the hard work that goes into creating costumes. From distressing to embroidery to custom building, we’ve gathered some of our favorite “technical” Instagrams from the last seven days.

Meredith Markworth-Pollack shows us the before and after

Salvador Perez shares a completely custom look (minus the Chanel, of course)

Carey Bennett had this custom Michelle Romo graphic printed just for Undateable

Lyn Paolo shares sketches from her collaboration with The Limited

Jenn Rogien shows us some sequins and pins

Last day of shooting #aftemath

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Soyon An paints some plaid

Just for you Raj. 💋 #artist #costume #design #workhardplayhard #lovemyjob

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And for good measure

Courtney Hoffman found the coolest wall in Atlanta

Nothing better than a new city. #atlanta #courtneyandanastasiadoatl

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