Ladies Garments

Including works from college, and professional practice

Uncle Vanya,  2010
Uncle Vanya, 2010

Uncle Vanya, by Anton Chechov, Adapted by Andrew Upton, Cate Blanchette and Hugo Weaving Costume Designer: Gyorgyi Szakacs Cutter for Cate Blanchett: Julie Bryant Maker: Zepur Agopyan

Uncle Vanya,  2010
Uncle Vanya, 2010

Uncle Vanya, by Anton Chechov, Adapted by Andrew Upton, Cate Blanchette and Richard Roxburgh Costume Designer: Gyorgyi Szakacs Cutter for Cate Blanchett: Julie Bryant Maker: Zepur Agopyan Photographer:

Oresteia, 2010
Oresteia, 2010

By Aeschylus, Adapted by Tom Wright Costume ans Set Deisgner: Alice Babidge Cutter for Julia Ohanessian: Maryanne Lawler Maker: Zepur Agopyan Photographer: Brett Boardman

Uncle Vanya,  2010
Uncle Vanya, 2010

Uncle Vanya, by Anton Chechov, Adapted by Andrew Upton, Cate Blanchette and Hugo Weaving Costume Designer: Gyorgyi Szakacs Cutter for Cate Blanchett: Julie Bryant Maker: Zepur Agopyan

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Draping Exercise 2007
Draping Exercise 2007

Draping Exercise 2007
Draping Exercise 2007

Draping Exercise 2007
Draping Exercise 2007

Beginnings of skirt drape in calico, over previously made period undergarments

Draping Exercise 2007
Draping Exercise 2007

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Sydney Theatre Comapny

 

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Costume work while employed at Sydney Theatre Comapny, Sydney Australia 2010-2011

Draping Exercise 2007

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Built on foundation garments made in first year of college, the brief was to adapt, or re-create a bustle dress from the 1870's in calico. Using only small amounts of colour if desired.



Undergarments: First year Victorian corset, and

bustle, calico petticoat



Dress:  Calico, pale blue cotton,with hand printed William Morris motif, blue polyester ribbon, blue bias binding, blue chord, hand made tassels, small lead weights, hook and bar fastenings, wooden beads, embroidery yarn, small metal coloured buttons

Detail of bodice and Jewellery
Detail of bodice and Jewellery

Modeled and cast in plastic, finished with gold leaf and plastic beads, with metal chain

Detail of incomplete bodice
Detail of incomplete bodice

The hand embroidered design is lifted with painted shadowing for greater visibility on stage.

Detail of bodice and Jewellery
Detail of bodice and Jewellery

Modeled and cast in plastic, finished with gold leaf and plastic beads, with metal chain

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Tudor Costume: The Wives of Henry the VIII; Anne of Cleeves 2007

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Built on a Tudor dress construction, adapted to fit individual designs as much as allowable.

 

Underpinnings: Spanish farthingale, petticoat of water weave taffeta


Dress/ headdress: Heavily boned bodice, upholstery velvet backed onto cotton drill, water weave taffeta lining, cotton, gold polyester, hand embroidered embellishments on bodice and headdress, crystal organza, gold chain beads, two sizes of faux pearls.

 

Jewellery: Modelled in Kleen Clay, and cast in plastic. Finished with model paints, gold leaf, and coloured plastic beads
 

Victorian Bustle
Victorian Bustle

Embroidery created using a straight stitch machine, with different shades of green for added dimension.

Victorian Bustle
Victorian Bustle

Calico ,webbing, crinoline steel, fiber fill, blue and green polyester ribbon, embroidery

Tudor petticoat
Tudor petticoat

Calico and ribbon, knife pleated into wasit

Victorian Bustle
Victorian Bustle

Embroidery created using a straight stitch machine, with different shades of green for added dimension.

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Underpinnings 2006

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Victorian Corset and bustle and a Tudor corset with, biscuit pad, hip roll and petticoat. Made to TAFE project specifications.

 

Embroidery motifs are inspired by William Morris designs

 

 

"Sleeping Beauty" Panto, 2016
"Sleeping Beauty" Panto, 2016

Fairy God Mother, Costume maker

"Sleeping Beauty" Panto, 2016
"Sleeping Beauty" Panto, 2016

Fairy God Mother, Costume maker

Vintage Croquet Party , 2010
Vintage Croquet Party , 2010

"Sleeping Beauty" Panto, 2016
"Sleeping Beauty" Panto, 2016

Fairy God Mother, Costume maker

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Small Projects

 

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