G A R M E N T & T E X T I L E C O N S T R U C T I O N
seamstress, quilting, and other work
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T H E G A R M E N T G O D D E S S
Corset making, embroidery, and quilting all created with and in The Garment Goddess studio in the Green Mountain State of Vermont. All items were made using hand and machine sewing techniques. All pieces were made using vintage, upcycled, and salvage materials and are original designs.
1/2 S C A L E G O W N
A recreation of an 18th century gown in half scale complete with dirndl skirt, panniers, stomacher, engageantes, and gathered overskirt. Created by hand translating a scaled pattern and altering on the form using draping techniques. Completed as the final project for Costume Construction II at Ithaca College.
R E V E L E R ' S C O S T U M E
Female reveler's costume for Ithaca College's production of The Rover. Required a deconstruction and reconstruction of an a line skirt and qipao dress. The dress was cropped, tailored to fit the actress, and bedazzled. The skirt was given a slit, tailored to fit the actress, and embellished with rhinestones and fabric from the qipao.
Costume Design by Kara Harmon.
1 9 2 0 ' S L I N G E R I E
Commissioned lingerie sets for the 2016 Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor's Island. Used historical research as inspiration to hand draft, alter, and build two bralette and tap short style underwear sets paired with chiffon kimonos.