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 the┬ápeaches 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”