1780′s Woman’s Dress


This dress was made for Osterley House in Isleworth. It is made of a medium weight cotton fabric with a floral print design. It is worn with a white cotton petticoat and small bumroll underneath and a white cotton shawl wrapped over the shoulders.
1780′s Woman’s Dress
18th Century

Victorian Dress


This dress was made for Osterley House in Isleworth to be worn during an educational event. It is made from a terracotta damask fabric with a patterned silk fabric used for the piped edge, cuffs and covered buttons.  
Victorian Dress
Victorian

Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1535


Made in light blue wool with orange linen lining. This kirtle is made as one dress but the skirt is cut completely separately to the bodice and once pleated and lined is then attached onto the bodice before the bodice lining is finished. The partlet is made from dark blue wool.
Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1535
Tudor

Mans costume from 1560


   
Mans costume from 1560
Tudor

Victorian Schoolchildren


Victorian Schoolchildren outfits made for The museum of London.
Victorian Schoolchildren
Victorian

Victorian Corset


Victorian Corset
Corset, Victorian

Alison’s dress


Tudor inspired wedding dress made from silk duchess satin with embroidered silk dupion fabric for the stomacher and fore part.
Alison’s dress
wedding dresses

Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1578


This kirtle shows the transition from the style of the early 1500’s. It is made up of a separate bodice in green wool and a separate orange wool skirt.  Both skirt and bodice have hand worked eyelets at the waist so they can be joined together with points. The sleeves are also attached using eyelets and points so that when needed, the sleeves can be taken off.
Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1578
Tudor

Wedding dress


Wedding dress made from silk Duchess satin with gold embroidered silk organza panel down the back panel of the skirt and the front bodice panel. it is fastened at the back with same fabric loops and gold satin ribbon.  The skirt also has small buttons and ribbon loops to lift the train up at the back to create a nice draping effect.
Wedding dress
wedding dresses

Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1588


This kirtle was made for a lady in waiting role. The bodice is made of dark red velvet with cream brocade sleeves. The skirt is made from dark red wool and cartridge pleated onto a separate waistband and is worn over a bumroll and petticoat which is made from white linen with a cream brocade forepart attached to match the sleeves.  Originally the kirtle was worn with a small ruff attached onto the neckline of the bodice and a small farthingale hoop underneath the petticoat.  
Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1588
Tudor

Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1520


1520 Kirtle:  Made in dark red wool with a blue linen lining. This is a one piece kirtle with the front panels cut in one with the skirt. The rest of the skirt is pleated and attached onto the bodice before the bodice lining is stitched down.  This kirtle was worn with a blue wool partlet and a green linen petticoat. Made for a 16th century re-enactment event at Kentwell Hall, Suffolk.
Tudor Woman’s Kirtle from 1520
Tudor

1940′s children


These 1940's children outfits were made for The Museum of London for an educational collaboration with schools in East London
1940′s children
20th Century

Costumes for Ballet productions


These are all costumes created for various productions performed by The English National Ballet
Costumes for Ballet productions
Theatrical

Tudor Corset


Ivory and cream damask Tudor style corset with cream cotton binding and hand worked eyelets down the centre back.
Tudor Corset
Corset, Tudor

18th Century Corset


18th Century Corset
18th Century, Corset

Victorian Bathing Suit


These pictures are of a Victorian bathing suit made for The Museum of London, it was created from navy suiting wool and trimmed with a white cotton tape. Research pictures are also included.
Victorian Bathing Suit
Victorian

Tudor women’s kirtle from 1600


1600 separate Bodice and Skirt. The bodice is made from a light weight orange wool and the skirt is from orange linen gathered onto a separate waistband.  There are  handworked eyelets down the centre front and on the detachable sleeves. The skirt is worn over a small bumroll.
Tudor women’s kirtle from 1600
Tudor

1920′s inspired corset


This corset was made to be worn underneath a reproduction 1920's style dress.  It was designed to flatten the bust and pull in the hips to help create a less feminine figure that was fashionable during this period.  It is made from blue silk panels mounted on drill with strips of black elastic at the sides to help flatten the figure without restricting movement.
1920′s inspired corset
20th Century, Corset

1960′s Children


These were made for The Museum of London for an educational collaboration with an East London school  
1960′s Children
20th Century

Costumes for Opera productions


These are costumes created for the production of "Manon Lescaut" performed by The English National Opera.  The costumes are made up of a combination of linen, velvet, organza and brocade and are based on the styles of the 18th Century. Each costume has a steel frame panier under the skirt and plenty of boning in the bodice to create the right shape.
Costumes for Opera productions
Theatrical
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