Monday, October 15, 2012

Costumes for Hedda Gabler

Well, now that Hedda Gabler has come and gone, I can share some costume photos with you all. I wish I had gotten more photos, but we were really all hands on deck the last few days, and I honestly just didn't have time. Sadly, I don't have very many photos of finished pieces because of this. What also really frustrates me is that I don't have any photos of the two skirts I sewed! Anyway, here's what I've got.

This is two of the bodices, part way through construction. The bodice on the right got new lacing, of course.
This silver robe didn't photograph well on a hanger, but it looks so beautiful on the actress it was made for. Is that slit with pleated fabric in it called a kickpleat in the front? Whatever it is, I want one in my next formal dress.

This next robe is just fantastic. I think Gail must have spent hours on the collar alone, deciding where she wanted the decorations and making it stand up straight.
Here's a shot of the full robe, before it was done. See that stand-up collar and all that piping? It looks even better in person.

It was a fun show to work on. And now, after much messing around with buttons...

ribbons...

trims...
chains....

and fabric...

...we're all done! Until #crazypants, that is...

2 comments:

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