C O S T U M E   C O N S T R U C T I O N

Costume Construction II and other work

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.

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18th century 1/2 scale panniers
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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.

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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.

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