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Here are some pictures of past costumes I've made.  Each is a custom order and I won't duplicate them unless given permission by their owners.  The only exception to that is the blue jean tutu.

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Aurora bodice details. Organdy roses, bits of gold lace, rhinestones.

Close up.

Aurora, made for a dear friend of mine.


This was remade out of an Odette tutu. Adding the gold lace overskirt and bodice appliques.

Another Aurora

This fabric was so beautiful, it needed very little extra. We did add little sleeves later.

Pink and silver brocade bodice for Ballet Nouveau Colorado Sugarplum. Lace has beads and rhinestones worked into pattern.

Ballet Nouveau Colorado Sugarplum

Handcrafted headpiece using matching jewels for Ballet Nouveau Colorado.

Cavalier for Ballet Nouveau Colorado, using a slightly darker brocade than the Sugarplum costume.

Skate dress. Fuchsia velvet with matching stretch lace. Design outlined in rhinestones.

Skate dress. Fuchsia velvet with white mesh lower sleeves and underskirt.

Bronze Idol, La Bayadere

Metallic lycra, made so he could do a quick change into tights and tunic.

Columbine, Imagine Ballet Theatre

Pink and white stretch lycra. Very sweet.

Boy's costume

Made with large seams, because we know boys grow overnight.

Another Spanish styled tutu.

Beautiful embossed velvet.

Hand painted ice dance dress. Nude mesh cutouts and silk chiffon skirts.

Boy's ice dance costume shirt. Hand painted.

Paquita. Burgundy silk bodice with pin-tucked gold lame' and gold lace insets. Hand beaded. Custom dyed tulle to match. Handcrafted heapiece.

Blue Jean tutu. Takes two identical pairs of jeans. Zipper is disabled and hook and eye closure added in back.

Blue jean tutu, worn over a leotard.

Ruffled and hooped doll dress. Customer did stenciling on layers before they were gathered.

Lilac Fairy. Embossed lavendar taffeta bodice, embellished with glitter, lace applique', and beadwork.

Custom designed Irish dancing solo dress. Wolf is made from 4 different sequinned fabrics, with black and grey crinkled silk.Dress of silk dupioni.

Matching cape for Irish "wolf" dress.

Peasant style dress.

Spanish male for Ballet Nouveau Colorado Nutcracker.

Detail of decorative gold lace, gold cording, red satin binding, and rhinestone work.

Pretty gold lace over a simple white tutu.

Suzanne Thomas-Hughes in an Odette costume.

Another Odette. Organdy backing for feathers, small sequin motifs, and rhinestones.

Another Odette in the making. Wings made of silvery lace and silver cording.

Very full white romantic length tutus. Wide, covered elastic waist, worn over a leotard.

Two Spanish tutus. Red tulle top layers over black underlayers.

Spanish tutu with black underlayers, red top layers, gold cording and gold glitter painted into embossed velvet.

Bodice detail of Spanish tutu. Embossed red velvet with gold glitter paint to highlight embossing pattern at edges of bodice and skirt.

Close up of Snow Queen beaded bodice.

Snow Queen. Hand beaded with bugle beads on bodice and skirt.

Pleated tutu, no hoop, with glittery tulle overskirt and white lace motifs.

Lace motifs embellished with rhinestones over baby blue tutu.

Snow King and Queen for Brandywine Ballet.

Brandywine Ballet snow king detail. Custom dyed stretch brushed twill.

Brandywine Ballet snow corps. 3 colors in skirts, one custom dyed.

Contemporary ballet. Maroon lycra with maroon velvet "boning". Chiffon skirts.

Low back dance dress. Small roses dotted along skirt line.

Snow corps tutus for St. Lucie Ballet.

odice detail of Snow corps. Blue bodice piece is created separately and can be removed, to use tutus for Giselle or other "white ballets".

Green silk bodice with three different greens in romantic length skirt. Imagine Ballet Theatre will decorate with ivy for their Secret Garden ballet.

Tutu made for Clea Bella and similar sized dolls. Pattern is available for sale.

Me, The Costume Lady

and part of my costume shop.

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