18th Century Corset built for Ohio University "Understructures" class. Pattern drafted and altered from historical illustration.
Hand-dyed silk, cotton coutil, steel and spiral steel bones cut and tipped by hand. Metal eyelets. Cotton laces.
Tudor Gown draped and constructed for Ohio University "Draping" class. Farthingale drafted and constructed for Ohio University "Understructures" class.
Cotton/Poly satin and brocade. Cotton coutil underlining. Steel and spiral steel boning for structured bodice. Light woven cotton for sleeves. Metal eyelets and hand-dyed cotton lacing. Bodice laces down the back and snaps to skirt waistband.
White cotton and plastic boning. Farthingale rests over hip roll from costume stock.
Corset altered and constructed for Ohio University "Costume Construction" class.
Cotton/poly brocade, cotton coutil, steel and spiral steel boning cut and tipped by hand. Steel busk, metal eyelets, hand-dyed cotton laces.
Welt Pocket Vest
Vest constructed for Ohio University "Costume Construction" class.
Wool with poly lining. Functional welt pockets and adjustible rear belt.
Boy's Frock Coat
Artful Dodger's frock coat constructed and altered for Ohio Valley Summer Theater's production of Oliver.
Faux suede with poly lining. Functional welt pockets.
1830's Half Scale
1830's gown draped and mocked up in half scale to artist sketch for Ohio University "Advanced Draping" class.
1950's Half Scale
1850's dress draped and mocked up in half scale to artist sketch for Ohio University "Advanced Draping" class.
1917 blouse constructed to draper's specification for Colorado Shakespeare Festival's production of Love's Labour's Lost.
Wrap construction with built-in blouse.
Romantic tutu patterned and constructed for Ohio University "Understructures" class.
Layers of tulle attached to grosgrane waistband.
Oatcake Papal Mitre
Papal Hat with "oatcake" trim built according to designer's sketch for Ohio University's production of Wonderful World of Dissocia.
Wonderflex base covered in cotton/poly moiré faille and lined with tufted taffeta. "Oatcake" trim made from foam and glue mixture painted to look like a baked good, and applied in strips.
Victorian era large women's hat constructed to designer's sketch for Ohio University's production of Spring Awakening.
Shaped and pieced buckram crown and brim. Buckram and fabric ribbons and feathers.
Leather mask designed and built for Ohio University "Costume Crafts" class.
Mask sculpted out of clay and cast in plaster, then leather burnished over the cast and dyed. Plastic eyepiece. metal buttons, and child's belt. Lined with chamois.
Felt armor based off Lord of the Rings Elven breastplate.
Millinery felt edged with wire and shaped, then saturated with hat sizing. Surface decoupaged and covered with silver leaf, then distressed with leather dye.
Fat padding designed and built for Ohio University "Understructures" class.
Layered open-cell foam and quilt batting on athletic shirt, then covered with spandex.
Wings made for child's Halloween costumes.
Angel wings: goose feathers and down hand-glued to mesh on wire frame. Mesh and chiffon ties.
Monarch Butterfly wings: sheer fabric stretched over a wire frame and painted. Attached to elastic harness.