November 18, 2009
Starting with the client’s wool hat form that did not fit, we’ve altered the back neckline & started the decoration.
2009 Dickens Fair
November 11, 2009
Another bonnet completed:
Preparation for Dickens Christmas Fair is well under way :) Made it through the first workshop weekend as well as dancing practice with the Prince consort(s) tonight. I wanted a fun project & these...
B&W mid-bust / corsetry / events
December 15, 2008
Yay for images on a real body! *photo courtesy of Bob Collier with permission to post from Teri.
events / In use
December 1, 2008
Miss Estella Havisham gets ready for tea with the other “brats” of Mr. Dickens books: Queen Victoria poses for a family portrait:
November 15, 2008
I’ve decided on cream bows to hold up the swoops of the upper tier. I had suggestions for blue, white with blue stripes, and buttons but this was my favorite: The blue cape is...
I’m headed off to Dickens Fair workshops this weekend. Liz Martin, the costume director, was concerned with the lack of petticoats in the cast last year so I threw together some “bedskirt” petticoats with...
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Hi, I'm Laurie Tavan. I create costuming and corsetry for fun. Stick around for a behind-the-scenes look into my workshop, photography, acting, and travel.