Design Preparation

Preparation design for an Elizabethan ensemble built from the inside out.

Elizabethan Stays

Elizabethan stays (corset), completely hand sewn, custom fit to perfectly support the client's body.

Elizabethan Stays

Elizabethan stays (corset), completely hand sewn, custom fit to perfectly support the client's body.

Elizabethan Kirtle

Custom fit, black linen kirtle for Elizabethan ensemble.

Elizabethan Fashion

Elizabethan gown (pictured left) is the finished product from the design shown at the beginning of this gallery.

Elizabethan Fashion

This Elizabethan gown is the finished product from the design shown at the beginning of this gallery.

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I

Elizabethan Clients

Queen Elizabeth I, Lady Kat Ashley and Lady Blanche Parry.

Queen Elizabeth I & Kat Ashley

Queen Elizabeth I, complete attire. Chemise, corset, underskirt, overskirt, bodice, and detachable queen's sleeves. Surcoat, kirtle and chemise, all created for the Lady Kat Ashley, to be worn at the Escondido Renaissance Faire, spring 2018.

Kat Ashley - Elizabethan Gown

Surcoat, kirtle and chemise, all created for the Lady Kat Ashley, to be worn at the Escondido Renaissance Faire, spring 2018.

Elizabethan Court Gown

Surcoat fabrication for our client in the Elizabethan style. Roughly placed around 1550's English fashion.

Elizabethan Court Gown

Surcoat fabrication for our client in the Elizabethan style. Roughly placed around 1550's, Spanish style comfort surcoat.

18th Century Undergarments

Shift, petticoat and embroidered pockets, made for a late 1770's ensemble.

1900-1901 Jean-Philippe Worth

This gown was made by the House of Worth, designer Jean-Philippe Worth, son of Charles Frederick Worth. It is made in the Tea Gown style. Our client asked us the reproduce this gown and the next few photos are the result of that request.

Worth Gown Reproduction

Historic reproduction gown, originally made by the House of Worth around 1900-1901, was custom made to fit our client and to represent the original as closely as possible.

Worth Gown Reproduction

Historic reproduction gown, originally made by the House of Worth around 1900-1901, was custom made to fit our client and to represent the original as closely as possible.

Worth Gown Reproduction

Historic reproduction gown, originally made by the House of Worth around 1900-1901, was custom made to fit our client and to represent the original as closely as possible.

Tailored Victorian Tailcoat

Men's tailored tailcoat, Victorian era. We employ vintage techniques into tailored items for the best fit and finished look.

Tailored Victorian Tailcoat

Elizabethan gown (pictured left) is the finished product from the design shown at the beginning of this gallery.

Victorian Bodice

The bodice in this ensemble was made for the client to match her existing skirt and apron.

Early 1900's Evening Gown

This evening gown was created to employ Edwardian style while depicting the esthetic of an iceberg for a Titanic themed event.

Edwardian Fashion

Edwardian day suit, circa 1915, out for a picnic lunch and a bit of embroidery.

Blackwork Embroidery

Custom embroidery work for Elizabethan small clothes, or partlet.

1950s Style Nightgown

This nightgown or maternity shirt, depending on fabric chosen was made from a vintage pattern for our client in a soft sheer chiffon.

Mrs. Claus

Late Victorian ensemble created and styled as Mrs. Claus for a Christmas event.

Victorian Rose

1880's Polonaise gown, made for a member of the Victorian Roses Ladies Riding Society.

Victorian Rose

1880's style Victorian gown, made for a member of the Victorian Roses Ladies Riding Society.

Edwardian Attire

Edwardian skirts and jackets, made in the fashion style of the year 1915.

Late Victorian

With "mutton chop" sleeves and a long four gore walking skirt, this attire is a loose representation of 1890's fashion.

Victorian Era Can Can Gown

Award winning costume! 1st place & Best in Division awards at the San Diego County Fair 2017. Victorian attire. With a walking skirt that is entirely ruffled, bloomers with pleated lace trim edges, and a bodice of purple cotton velvet, trimmed in lace, this attire is perfect for the can can dancers of the old west.

American Frontier

American frontier shirt, completely made from deerskin leather, including the fringe.

Amish Cap & Apron

Amish style cap and apron, made for client's school project, presenting a living history of her ancestors.

Amish Cap & Apron

Amish style cap and apron, made for client's school project, presenting a living history of her ancestors.

1960's Era Dress

1960's style dress, made with vintage print Winnie the Pooh and gingham fabrics.

Elizabethan Corset

Elizabethan corset. 1550's. Fully boned with a material that emulates the flexibility and strength of whale bone. Hand tooled busque, hand painted.

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