First foray into costume making

For the last few weeks I’ve been enjoying making costumes for a theatre company called Oily Cart who produce shows for children with complex disabilities.

Costume making was a whole new world to me and came with plenty of challenges; time, difficult fabrics, exaggerated shapes and proportions, considerations about durability and ease of wear to name a few!  I like a challenge though, it’s good to step out of your comfort zone every now and again.

Here’s the fruits of my labours:

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