Costume fun!

A few years ago, I had the privilege to work with a great of group kids in our church. We acted out Bible related stories and plays. I made the costumes, painted or sewed the scenery, or created the puppets that we needed for each production.

That's me in the middle of the Music and Drama Group!  


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These photos show the cast of the play 'Lady Humphrey's Honeystands' presented by the drama group in May of 2001.
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Lady Humphrey's 'cheongsam' was made using the pattern drafting software. Mrs. Fitch's outfit was thanks to bits and pieces from a friend, thrown together with bits and pieces I had. Voila! One of my 'made it up in my head' costumes.

My Son Samuel

 From Robin Hood and Cowboys to Japanese Ninjas, I learned the joy of costuming thanks to Samuel and his love of role play.


Spot the dog! Pepper having fun with Samuel.

 In the past 10 years, I have become interested in making costumes. At first, this was mostly dressing-up clothes for my son's playgroup; then for the nursery; then for the Infant school...and so on. I have made at least 60 Greek costumes in the past few years for the Junior School when they have studied Ancient Greeks for their History topic.


Meet Father Christmas and Mrs. Christmas, Rudolf, some Princesses, Prince Charming, and the Fairy Godmother, at the Nursery, of course!

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Open Day 2002 at the Pines Junior School :

Year 4 - Greeks.

Year 5 - Tudor Lady

Year 6 - Sewing Club

Open Day 2001  Romans and Greeks.

Well, I had to get in on it, too! … Meet a Celtic Chieftain!

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