With over 20 years industry experience of theatrical costume making within film, theatre & fashion, the accumulation of knowledge and skills from other highly experienced ‘creatives’ is compounding. Let’s just say you learn an abundance things that only experience can provide!
Over the years I have become a multi-skilled Workroom Supervisor, Pattern Drafter/Cutter, Costumier & Tailor, whom is very accustomed with working within strict deadlines and to the highest of standards, all delivered with a professional and confident approach.
Extensive experience with both Men’s and Ladies tailoring, from period cuts through to the modern day, including all under pining i.e.: corsets and frames etc. also brings great ability to deal with ‘fantasy’ & ‘out of the usual’ designs, drawing from my technical skills and 2D to 3D understanding.
Experience also includes classical and modern dance wear, tutu construction and stretch wear, due to my time employed at the Royal Opera House.
All this since achieving a first class honours degree in Theatre Design / Costume Interpretation at Wimbledon School of Art. Since then I have furthered my skills with a Diploma in Digital Photography, which in turn as well as advancing my photography, has provided extended proficiency in both Photoshop and Illustrator, both great complimentary attributes.