one thing I enjoy about costuming is doing the research first! I have
learned a lot about the different periods in Costume History from
research on the Internet and in the piles of books I own.
I love to study
history and find out what it was like in the past. I really enjoy
visiting places where I can imagine what it was like “way back
when". Don't ask my family how many castles we have seen! But, they
like them, too.
The Palace of
I have been
enjoying sewing since I was very young. After having fitting problems
with the costumes I made up in my head, I took a pattern drafting
I sometimes use Pattern Master
Boutique, (a pattern
drafting software) which helps me to design both fun and historical
In order to be able
to consolidate my sewing skills even further and to develop even better
costumes and custom clothes, I have been working on my City and Guilds in
Fashion. I received my Diploma
qualification this summer.
Now, that I have gained
much more confidence about what I know and can do, I thoroughly enjoy
creating one off garments and making historically inspired clothing.