Perform with Attitude

Attitude Tutus and Stagewear has been making tutus and other dancewear professionally since 2012 for dancers across Australia and internationally. My tutus have appeared in all major dance competitions across the world and in most of Australia’s local eisteddfods. I trained under Danielle Legge and Suzanne Dieckmann and owe them both a debt of gratitudeContinue reading “Perform with Attitude”

A Suite of Contemporary Costumes

Here are three ready-to-wear costumes andĀ  one commissioned costume I have made recently. The nude mesh on the upper bodice gives a lovely effect of the lacy appliques floating on the dancer’s skin. The cosmic mesh skirt adds a little bit of sparkle. Rhinestones on the nude mesh add to the ethereal effect of theContinue reading “A Suite of Contemporary Costumes”

Three ways with the Silver-white lace

Finding lace and trimmings for costumes is a never-ending task; EBay, Aliexpress, op-shops, generous gifts all make for a lively versatile inventory. But sometimes you can get stuck. Well here’s how I used white and silver in three different ways – not because I’d run out of ideas but because 3 separate clients all choseContinue reading “Three ways with the Silver-white lace”

Maleficent

A client came to me a while ago for a tutu and asked if I’d make her a Maleficent costume as well. They wanted wings that could be easily removed in the early part of the choreography. Now before you get too excited, I don’t know how to make wings and certainly not easily removableContinue reading “Maleficent”

Dark Bride – lyrical costume

My lovely ballet girl Emily is showing her versatility moving away from theĀ peaches and cream tutu I made for her recently to a dramatic lyrical piece featuring a 9 metre black veil. We decided on a great pattern from Jalie. I love Jalie patterns. Emily wanted a black lace underlined with nude lycra and thenContinue reading “Dark Bride – lyrical costume”

Phantom of the Opera Ice Skating in action

I love getting photos of my costumes in action. Here is the lovely Caitlin skating as Christine to the Music of Night from the Phantom of the Opera. We had to be careful in the colour we chose for the costume as the ice can bleach colours quite a lot. A white dress would haveContinue reading “Phantom of the Opera Ice Skating in action”